Is it just me or it feels like everyone is a baker these days? Baking can be incredibly relaxing – some even say it’s an act of mindfulness. Overall, the payoff is absolutely delicious, especially when they are quick and simple recipes. Do you know what it takes? A dash of flour (actually cups), some… Read More 3 Easy baking recipes to try at home
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
Hello! Inika here ♥ I’m a first-year Biomedicine bachelor’s student at Karolinska Institutet. I’ve had quite the journey here to the doors of Aula Medica, and I’ll be writing as a Digital Ambassador blogger for my program. How did I get here, why did I pick KI, and what will you be seeing from me?… Read More A hello from the new blogger for the Biomedicine Bachelor’s Program!
For many of us, the feeling of arriving in a new country might be daunting at first. Perhaps you wonder what is expected of you at uni? Or if you will make any new friends? Well, I want to assure you that living in Stockholm will be one of the most exciting and enriching experiences you’ll… Read More Hej new student, did you arrive in Stockholm?
I assume that you have read the previous money diary blog from Anne and Shadali, if not then go ahead and read those two amazing blogs. The blogs highlight the expenditure of a single student in Stockholm. If you want to predict the expenditure for a student coming with a family, it should be easy… Read More Money Diary Vol.3 : for students with family
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
Hello everyone! Hope you’re spending the holidays with your dear ones. I have been MIA for the past weeks due to my busy schedule, and now I am celebrating New Year’s Eve in bed with a fever 😛 . Without a doubt, December had plenty of highlights that I would love to talk about, but… Read More Helsinki cruise trip
One of the best advantages about studying Biomedicine at KI is getting the chance to attend conferences. During the summer, I received an email from my previous BSc course leader that they needed volunteers for the Nordic Life Science (NLS) Days conference. NLSDays is the biggest life science event in the Nordic region. It is… Read More My Nordic Life Science experience
Hello and TERE TULEMAST! Yes, I just greeted you in Estonian! You know, living this expat life in Stockholm & slowly, but steadily forgetting your own national language calls for some desperate measures 😀 Hello everybody, my name is Dasha Shvaikovskaya, I am a nearly 22 y.o. slavic girl born and raised in Estonia who… Read More From #BiomedsLife to #NutritionistToBe: continuation of my journey at KI
In my previous blog, school work vs. lab work, I compared my school life in these two different cities. I want to expand my comparison into my non-school life between New Haven and Stockholm. Why specifically New Haven you might wonder? The reason being that there is no way for me to generalize my experience… Read More Stockholm, Sweden vs. New Haven, Connecticut