Sweden is rich with natural beauty, and every season is visible here. The winter is long and the nights get dark, we have been eagerly waiting for the summer. Then the spring came with lots of flowers, every neighbourhood became colourful with wildflowers. Then we ushered summer. Summer in Sweden is short but sweet. I… Read More A perfect place to celebrate summer :: Gammalgård
I was born and brought up in Bangladesh, a small country in South Asia where the weather is hot, population is dense and a girl has to overcome so many obstacles to make a good career. In one sentence, Bangladesh is an exact opposite of Sweden. From my childhood I wanted to study in this… Read More Living in Sweden :: A journey from South Asia to Europe
Midsummer is celebrated in Sweden every year on the annual longest day, or as close to it as possible. The Swedes generally have very long winters, so to enjoy the sun on their faces and to hear the birds singing, and flora and fauna blooming certainly means a lot to them! Therefore, they like to… Read More Celebrating Midsummer- one of the most Swedish of traditions!
There was an event on the Facebook group about an Italian food market and fair that would come to Borlänge on May 16 and would last for 4 days. I have never been to Italy, so I’d never miss the chance to go and try the Italian food. The Italian Cuisine has a wonderful reputation… Read More A visit to the Italian fair in Borlänge
Now its the middle of spring in Borlänge. By that time, the load of courses and examinations came to an end and I only needed to care about my thesis report. Now, we need to chill out, relieve the study stress and to avail the short remaining time in Sweden. This and the sunny weather… Read More Swimming in the båtstasjön lake
Recently I have had a trip to one of the largest paper mills of the world. Tunnabyggen (my housing authority) arranged this trip for the students who are their tenants. We all gathered at Locus by 11 pm. Then we started our journey from there. Stora Enso was formed by merger of two big companies,… Read More A trip to Stora Enso
On the 7th of January, I tried a new joyful experiment. One of my life dreams, that I wouldn’t imagine happening, came true. It’s simply ice sledding! One of our teachers, Désirée Kroner, had some sleds and she was very kind to share them with us. In the beginning, I didn’t know the difference between… Read More Ice Sledding at Paradisbacken