Is Sweden a nice place to live? Great and odd facts about this country

In a land far far away…..where half of it is covered by pine and spruce forests, a mesmerising archipelago exists near its capital city. No polar bears or penguins live here but northern lights, elks, and moose can be seen (if you are lucky). The sun occasionally exists here too (note occasionally) and it has… Read More Is Sweden a nice place to live? Great and odd facts about this country

How to balance having the travel bug and being a full-time student

Travelling is something that is always on my mind and the opportunity to travel around Europe was a big draw for me to make the move from Canada to Stockholm. However, finding the right balance while being a full-time student can be tricky at first, while you are trying to navigate a new school which… Read More How to balance having the travel bug and being a full-time student

Are we ready for 2020? – Year in review

Some say we are entering a new decade, while others argue that the decade will start in 2021. Well, what matters is that we try to focus on our well being, make positive impacts, and surround ourselves with good people and positive vibes. It may sound straightforward, but it’s not something that quickly falls into… Read More Are we ready for 2020? – Year in review

Read More Are we ready for 2020? – Year in review

Volunteering in India: healthcare, pads and other surprises

Come to India with an open heart, they said. You will be shocked but you will like it, they said. I’m shocked, I like Kolkata and I explore the city and the country with an open heart. This past winter I noticed a cake sale in the KI hall and their brownies were so delicious,… Read More Volunteering in India: healthcare, pads and other surprises

#throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️

Hello everyone! The summer is slowly, but steadily coming to an end (so make sure to make the most of the remaining part of it! ;). Yet, the most interesting and exciting chapter for many is just about to begin, and this is STARTING YOUR NEW PROGRAM AT KI!!!! I bet many of you, newly… Read More #throwback to being a newbie at KI: some REASSURING TIPS for the nervous freshmen✌️

International students with family series – eps.3 : Four tips to pack effectively

Traveling with children is always both fun and challenging, not to mention if it is when we are moving, staying in a new place for a longer period. Speaking of challenges, one of the challenges is how to pack effectively. Bringing the right stuff with us and also leaving behind the right stuff. One year… Read More International students with family series – eps.3 : Four tips to pack effectively

Cheating on Stockholm with Gothenburg: Is it worth it?

Back home we say that it’s better to be first in your village rather than second in Rome. So Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden. Does size matter? Especially, if it has other attractions and has a great personality? Even though I always say that my love of Stockholm is uncontrollable and infinite,… Read More Cheating on Stockholm with Gothenburg: Is it worth it?