Everyone talks about the Swedish winter, but what about the spring?

Ah the Swedish winter. Everyone dreads it and I guess you all have read blogs about how cold it is, how dark it is and how tired you feel due to vitamin D deficiency and blah blah.. DRAMA! Why does nobody ever talk about what it is like in Sweden once winter kisses us goodbye?… Read More Everyone talks about the Swedish winter, but what about the spring?

Biomedicine Master’s goes on a hiking trip to Tyresta National Park (Vlog)

When you are invited to a hike in the National Park of the country of “Allemansrätten”(the right for all people to travel across land in the countryside, to temporarily camp there and pick berries, mushrooms etc) you say YES and go for it! Swedes love nature and outdoor activities, when the weather allows it, so you… Read More Biomedicine Master’s goes on a hiking trip to Tyresta National Park (Vlog)

A day trekking in Tyresta Nationalpark

Living in Sweden is not just about cities, universities and accommodation… A huge part of this country consists of incredible natural sceneries and breathtaking landscapes. Last weekend, some friends and I went trekking at Tyresta Nationalpark, located around 20km at the South-East of Stockholm. You can get there by regular bus lines and Pendeltåg (commuter train). I… Read More A day trekking in Tyresta Nationalpark

The Swedish countryside: perfect in all seasons

Before I first came to Sweden I associated the country with blue and yellow Ikea, the world famous Eurovision sensation ABBA, meatballs (even as a vegetarian I know these are good homey Swedish food); I associated Sweden with Phoebe in the American sitcom “Friends” playing a Swedish masseuse but maybe more serious and something I… Read More The Swedish countryside: perfect in all seasons