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!
On 6th June every year, Sweden has its own National Day. Sweden has developed this tradition fairly recently (2005), when you compare it with Norway’s national day, which is on the 17th May and has been happening since 1814. The day is a national holiday, so everyone gets the day off work and school, etc.… Read More Celebrating Swedish National Day
Hej again everyone! Today I thought I would do a kind of observational theme- how Swedish students and cultural things differ from in England. It involves uni outfits and styles, as well as my discoveries about developing habits in Sweden (such as booking laundry rooms and times!) and particularly student life in Sweden and how… Read More Observations of a British student in Sweden And How to Know When You’re an Experienced Student in Sweden
Hello everyone! This post was written on Easter Weekend so I thought I’d inform you on how (in a very brief format!) it’s celebrated in Sweden…. First of all, I have noticed that they often display twigs with feathers on- a nice touch. I first noticed this in Malmö when I studied there. I didn’t… Read More Easter
Whenever I’m out and about, as a Brit abroad, I often notice things which are interesting and different from at home in the UK; unique to Sweden, in a way. I therefore thought you may also find these kinds of things different from your home too! One of these kinds of things is road signs!… Read More Swedish Signs
This year at Dalarna University, I decided to try something new. It was the first time I took an online course here. In your third year studying International Tourism Management, the third year is a bit more flexible than the other two previous years. You can either choose to go abroad and study at a… Read More Online Russian Couse Review
One of the most important days in Sweden or maybe even the most important day is midsummer, the longest day of the year although we usually don´t celebrate it on the 21.6. but on the Friday evening and Saturday following midsummer. This year we decided to celebrate it in Leksand which is famous for its… Read More Midsummer in Leksand