It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas 🎄 🎶 As someone who has lived in Sweden a few years and now says “jaha” as an unironic expression of comprehension, I’d like to recommend some food items that make Swedish Christmas a bit different from the rest. Blue cheese and gingerbread cookies Yes, I do… Read More 5 Swedish Christmas Foods to try this holiday season
Hej hej! One month of studying at KI has already passed and you probably have assignments and an exam to study for. At some point, you might be fed up with working in the same place. During the exam period, the KI group rooms are gonna be super crowded, especially since our library is closed… Read More Four best off-campus study spots
The one thing I can guarantee you, with 100% certainty is that if you end up enrolling at Karolinska Institutet, you will be doing lots of studying. You will be doing one assignment after another, studying for one course after another. There is no way around it so what can you do to ‘spice’ up… Read More Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery
The Swedes are known for their “fika” culture. In my previous post about fika, I had just been introduced to this amazing concept of fika which I believe should be adapted by people everywhere! After spending one whole semester, going to countless quaint, cosy, rustic, hippy or posh cafes I have managed to shortlist the… Read More My top 5 favourite cafés in Stockholm!
Before I moved to Sweden, I had no idea what fika was. After I moved to Sweden I can not get enough of fika! Fika is this concept in Swedish culture where one has a cup of coffee (or more) with some pastries or sandwiches. Everywhere you go, fika will follow. So what is fika?… Read More Fika makes it all better.
I actually have already written about a number of ways in which Sweden has changed me in a previous post, which you can read here: https://studentblogski.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/how-has-life-at-ki-changed-me-let-me-count-the-ways/. Almost an entire year has passed since then: a whole year of cinnamon buns, postal tardiness and gender equality. Whilst it is likely that I will leave Stockholm come… Read More Swedification – what does it mean to me?