Minimizing the costs and maximizing the fun of a one day trip

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

What to Consider If You Want a Weekend Gateway from Stockholm?

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?

To Do List for going abroad during your studies (freemover)

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)

A trip to the Swedish Arctic Circle: Kiruna

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

10+1 things to do in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, except for seeing the Northern lights

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

What it feels like to be back in your hometown after 4,5 months

My programme (Master’s in Biomedicine) is full-time and we had courses and seminars all the time, with very few breaks, mostly to study before an exam or before the seminars. Hence, I had no time to even think about coming back to my hometown before the Christmas break. Gradually, Stockholm also became “home” and besides… Read More What it feels like to be back in your hometown after 4,5 months