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
In November 2017 I was walking through residential Norrmalm in the heart of Stockholm, keenly aware of my foreignness because everyone passing by was elderly and presumably Scandinavian. I was checking out a room for rent in a two-bedroom apartment owned by an elderly lady. She had an issue with girls who had lived in… Read More How to find housing in Stockholm
It’s finally here! A brand new KI Housing residence is going to be built right next to Solna Campus! No more long commuting, no more worrying about where to live during your stay in Stockholm… KI Housing is going to offer 3 new construction buildings with 370 new apartments and 400 beds for KI international students! In… Read More New KI Housing Residence in Solna!
The first year you live in a new country, you experience the ‘honeymoon’ period. Everything seems so novel. You tell your friends back home over and over why Sweden is so much better in every single possible way you can imagine. You probably lose said friends because your infatuation for Sweden is so incredibly irritating.… Read More Stockholm: my international home
Gröna Lund: an amusement park at the city center of Stockholm… So much fun! And so beautiful location! I would say that this amusement park is a mandatory stop if you go to visit the city for a couple of days. Moreover, during the summer they give many concerts every week inside the park! And… Read More Gröna Lund with the Digital Ambassadors!
Something strange came over me a few mornings ago. For the first time in my life, I wished for it to be colder outside. I woke up to the sound of rain washing away the sparkly bright snow from the rooftops. It is the saddest sound one can hear at 8am in the morning besides… Read More An ode to glacial winters
The winter seems ages ago, my first winter in Sweden and being well into the spring, the Stockholm beauty which immediately struck me on arrival in Sweden last year is slowing returning , a combination beautiful green scenery and modern city,and it was definitely a call to once again actively explore the scenery of the… Read More Sights of Stockholm: Tyresta National Park
The changing of the seasons has been one of the most striking and memorable things about living here in Stockholm. Before coming here eight months ago, I had only known two seasons: wet and dry (or some would say wet and wetter if you are from the islands in the southern part of the Philippines)… Read More From winter to spring, how it looks like in Stockholm
Hello every one, One of the few worries I had when I decide to come to Sweden was the winter weather. Since I had no a single day experience of snow, I tried to talk to a couple of people about it. The replies I got were even more depressing. When I read ‘…winter chills… Read More Stockholm’s winter is not as scary as I expected
Since arriving at Sweden i had not had any contact with the swedish health system. That is as a patient though had been to a number of hospitals as part of the health informatics courses to understand the workings in a health setting and interact with professionals to get challenges the face in provision of… Read More Sick; At a Swedish medical center