Hello hello! Recently, on the 14th of February I had the chance to go on a ski trip. I know! Great way to spend valentines day, falling oh-so-not-gracefully in snow 5 times! I had never been skiing before so this was a really exciting trip for me. Having lived in India for quite some time… Read More The first time I went skiing!
There are two of things you should probably know about being a Global Health student and travelling in Sweden: the time is limited and we already know the cost of life in Scandinavia is not exactly low. However, that does not mean you can’t travel – you just have to involve a little planning. Here… Read More Minimizing the costs and maximizing the fun of a one day trip
For Christmas this year I took a trip to Budapest, Hungary and Krakow, Poland. Budapest We went to an underground secret hospital that was converted into a museum for tourist today. Back in the day, it was set up as an emergency hospital during the siege of Budapest. The tour was only a short hour,… Read More 2017 Holidays with the Spirit of Christmas Past
When it comes to holidays, students of Global Health know that it is equally important to put in some effort, in order to feel disconnected from the routine of work. All work and no play is certainly not a feature displayed by class members. Going to a party, for me, is as much a learning… Read More 🎄Planning the holidays
I am one of the few lucky students who had the opportunity to study in not one, but two Swedish cities, at two of the most prestigious universities in Scandinavia. 2 years ago, thanks to the Erasmus program, I was able to spend one semester at Lunds Universitet, in beautiful Skåne. Even though I decided… Read More Stockholm vs Lund – same country, 2 different perspectives
Hello everyone and welcome back! Last year I wrote how I managed to study and work in a lab simultaneously. Well… the truth is that I only managed for the first semester. Go on reading and find out why! First semester is (kind of) doable First semester of MTLS is at Karolinska Institutet (click here… Read More Remember me saying you can study a master and work in a lab at the same time? I wasn’t that right…
From 16th-20th October 2017, I’ve been to Helsinki. So, I want to share my experience and some photos in this blog post. In my opinion, although Helsinki is a capital city of Finland, it’s not quite a big city. The good thing is famous tourist attractions are packed in the city center area (except the… Read More Photo Gallery: 4 Days of Autumn in Helsinki
You are thousands of miles away from your friends and family , living in a new unfamiliar place, with people you’ve just met. What happens if an emergency occurs in your home city? How do you deal with crisis so far from home? Two students experiencing just that, tell us their thoughts and offer suggestions on… Read More Tragedy At Home While Studying Abroad : The Mexico City Earthquake
Something I didn’t expect when I decided to move to Stockholm is that you actually are moving to Northern Europe, not just Sweden. Traveling within Northern Europe is so easy and convenient when you realize that, it seemed a waste to not travel more. Unfortunately, most of us have real life responsibilities Monday through Friday, and if… Read More What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?
Having spent a year in Stockholm, I decided to try and locate all the bakeries I could where they sell cakes or sugar delicacies. There may be times when you feel stressed and want to eat something chocolately or just have a sugar craving. If don’t know where you might find those sugary delights keep… Read More Need to satisfy your sugar craving? Here are my top 3 favourite bakeries in Stockholm!