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
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
Reading time: 5 mins. Its almost been a month since the class of 2020 started their first semester at KI. How they’re finding it won’t be for me to say, that will be the next digital ambassador’s (DA) job. They’ll be hand selected by a great editorial team. So, for my last foray into the… Read More Apps you can’t live without in Stockholm
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?
A throwback to the autumn semester when I was juggling between several assignments. I somehow managed to apply for the Eurolife Winter School. In November, I received an email saying that I was granted a scholarship to attend the conference in Obergurgl during mid-December. I felt a rush of excitement when I read the email.… Read More Learn about epigenetics in the heart of the Alps
There are two of things you should probably know about being a Global Health student and travelling in Sweden: the time is limited and we already know the cost of life in Scandinavia is not exactly low. However, that does not mean you can’t travel – you just have to involve a little planning. Here… Read More Minimizing the costs and maximizing the fun of a one day trip
Something I didn’t expect when I decided to move to Stockholm is that you actually are moving to Northern Europe, not just Sweden. Traveling within Northern Europe is so easy and convenient when you realize that, it seemed a waste to not travel more. Unfortunately, most of us have real life responsibilities Monday through Friday, and if… Read More What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?
Planning on going abroad during your studies at Karolinska Institutet? Do you want to take the most of your Master’s and move to another country during one semester? That’s a great idea! But… where should I start??? Don’t worry, here comes some help! I am currently doing the Thesis of the Master’s in Biomedicine at University of California San… Read More To Do List for going abroad during your studies (freemover)
You definitely can not miss a trip to the Arctic Circle if you ever come to Sweden!!! Frozen lakes, dog sledding, snowmobiles, snow, snow, snow… layers, layers and layers of clothes! And the best part: with a bit of luck, you can get to see northern lights! An incredible experience, absolutely recommendable! Last December, during the… Read More A trip to the Swedish Arctic Circle: Kiruna
It is true, I am not gonna lie: if you decide to go to the North of Sweden for a trip, it is probably going to be about seeing the Northern Lights. Because they are beautiful in pictures and who wouldn’t want to experience that in reality? But, as it turns out, the Northern Lights… Read More 10+1 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights