So, winter has come to Borlänge. The world was white this past week, but the sun is up again as I am writing this post. The snow is slowly melting away and patches of grass are peeking out towards sunlight. And to think that just last week, I was being pelted with snowballs. The husband… Read More All my ‘firsts’ in Sweden!
Decision factor: Quitting your job to pursue further studies is a tough decision. There are many things to consider and many adjustments to make. For me making a decision of quitting a job and study was the most difficult part. I had to muster up my nerve to leave my satisfied profession and dive into the unknown.… Read More Careers vs Job: following your passion
The best part of studying in DU is that you are not only gaining the theoretical knowledge but also exposed to the practical learning through frequent study visits. A 2-day study visit for Solar Engineering students was organized by Swedish Institute – Network for future global network (SI-NFGL), local network at Dalarna University focussed on… Read More Study Visit II – The Brain Train
My tryst with Sweden began with a short stop in Stockholm. When my husband and I flew down to Stockholm from Mumbai, we decided to spend a couple of days exploring the city before heading off to Borlange. We stayed at Connect Hotel Arlanda – a great choice. The hotel is easy on the pocket,… Read More Taking over Stockholm
Now, I’m quite sure that nobody comes to Sweden just to study. We want to experience a new culture, go on adventures and just see as much as there is to see of this new country. This is exactly why I, together with my friend Gloria, signed up for the ‘Sweden for Dummies’ trip. It… Read More Sweden for dummies
One cloudy Sunday we decided to go fishing to Lake Runn. Talking about it the previous days, we got really excited about being able to catch a fresh salmon, trout and other delicious fish! Also, Sweden is THE country for fishing as it has 95,700 lakes larger than 10 km². Unbelievable right? (To those who… Read More How we went fishing but caught no fish
Sweden. What was I expecting before coming to the land of the midnight sun? A rich Nordic landscape. Green and blue hues everywhere. A sunny summer, snowy winters. A clear sky freckled with soft white clouds. And then the junipers, drenched white with snow. Northern lights, Christmas markets. Starry nights in forests making you one… Read More And so it begins!