Although Borlänge is quite an industrial town with the big SSAB factory and a lot of IT companies, there are still beautiful and calm places in the nature. I started to develop a passion for mountain biking here in Sweden and I found some really great routes to cycle here. One of my favourite is… Read More Borlänge by Bike
In the end of May, me and my friend Laetitia decided to visit Uppsala, the well-known and traditional university town. From Borlänge it is a quite short trip by train, less than 2 hours from Borlänge station. We were lucky and had really great weather so we could the multitude of outdoor cafes, restaurants and… Read More Day-Trip to Uppsala
Especially the ones of you coming to Sweden for at least one year might be wondering how you are going to pay your rent, if taking money out with your home countries bank card will imply too many fees and if it is not better to have a bank account in Sweden during your studies… Read More Opening a bank account in Sweden
So now that a lot has been written about accommodation in Borlänge, let’s get into a few finer details. An important thing, which we seemingly cannot survive without these days, is staying connected! I’m talking about setting up your Internet and phone connection. An Internet connection is not included in our accommodation. Neither is a… Read More Stay connected!
It’s been one month since I visited one of the coolest trade fairs I have ever been to. I flew, together with two classmates, to Berlin to visit ITB. Now for the tourism students among us, you might have heard of it. It is the biggest tourism trade fair in the world, and it is… Read More Investing in my future
Finally, spring has arrived here in Dalarna. Last weekend we closed the ski resort just outside of town where some of us worked during winter as I mentioned in one of my previous blogs about working as a student and it seems like this was the signal for the first flowers to appear, we actually… Read More Enjoying a nice spring day at Främby Udde Resort in Falun
Since the first students are receiving their decisions about their application at Dalarna University within the next days, we thought it is time for a post about student housing. I guess you are having myriads of questions, some of you also might be a bit afraid to leave their country or move to a city… Read More Student Housing in Borlänge