Saudi Arabia. A country that spikes interest and curiosity in people for many reasons. If you haven’t read my first introduction blog, I was not only raised in Sweden but also the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It is a unique country where one can experience a culture shock if not familiar with MENA (Middle… Read More First Karolinska Institutet students travelling to Saudi Arabia
This summer I expanded my cultural and “intellectual” side of myself and visited as many museums as I could in Stockholm! Because of the current pandemic, most of the museums have changed to free entrance! I visited 8 (imagine if it was 10? That would be have been so satisfying…) this summer and below I… Read More Visiting Top Museums in Stockholm!
This summer is my first time enjoying vacation time in Sweden as I am usually not spending it here! I am Swedish myself and therefore usually go travelling abroad visiting friends and chasing the hot sun. For obvious reasons, travelling for me became cancelled this year. So I seized the opportunity to plan some fun… Read More I went camping in the famous Stockholm archipelago!
Summer is going so quickly and I know many of us will be making our way back to Stockholm in the next few weeks and with the weather still being nice and not having to worry about studying, it’s the perfect time to explore the area. Although COVID has limited the range of travel options,… Read More My top day and weekend trips near Stockholm
Ah yes, one of the cardinal topics about life in Stockholm: how do I move around? Your options are numerous, depending on where you need to go. Here are some of the things I wish I knew before I moved here! I’ve tried to make this blog a comprehensive introduction to Stockholm’s transport: let me… Read More Things I wish I knew about transport in Stockholm
If you are a Dual Citizen (or more!) and are coming to Karolinska Institutet on your European Union passport, but do not currently reside in Europe, this blog is for you. Although having an EU passport is awesome and will make your transition much easier, there also are a few challenges to consider. I came… Read More A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen
In the times of “work from home” it’s worth to have a look back and appreciate all the past travel experiences of ours, and perhaps dream a little bit of some upcoming ones! (Dreaming is not restricted yet, right?;) Some of our student’s experiences are especially noticeable, as they reached their Erasmus Exchange destinations by…… Read More Erasmus traveling – by TRAIN!
On this blogpost you will find out how to get to Stockholm’s city center from the two smaller airports serving the metropolitan area: Bromma and Skavsta Airports. [To read my previous blogpost about how to get to/from Arlanda International Airport click here]. Bromma Airport (BMA): Stockholm’s Bromma Airport is the closest commercial airport to the… Read More Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)
Looking for a cheap, fast way of getting out of Stockholm this weekend? Then I have a great suggestion of location for you. It’s Uppsala! Uppsala is a small city, north of Stockholm. Takes maybe 1 hour (+/-) to get there depending on where in Stockholm you travel from. You take the regional trains from… Read More Uppsala – A perfect getaway from Stockholm!
Stockholm has at least three main airports serving the area. Even though they are relatively far from the city, there are many ways to get to the center depending on your preferences/priorities. [This is the first of two blogposts about Stockholm’s airports]. On this blogpost I will explore the different options to get to/from Arlanda… Read More Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)