You may think that coming to one of the Scandinavian countries to study is a nightmare because of high living costs. Well, it’s not that bad. In this blog, I’ll give some examples of the living cost in Borlänge. But, please be aware that the expenses go higher in the south of Sweden, Stockholm, Göteborg,… Read More Living Costs in Borlänge
Life is all about surviving and hacking. Don’t worry folks! I am not talking about hacking the computer system. In today’s blogpost, I am going to share some of the tips that can help you to spend your money wisely in Sweden. Before I moved to Borlänge, people always told me that Sweden is a… Read More Lifestyle Hacking
Borlänge is a small town where most of the people just know each other either by their name or by their face. When I first arrived here I felt a bit down because I thought there was not so much things to do. Then I have made so many friends who helped me to grow… Read More Exploring Borlänge: Discovering Food (Part 1)
Being a graduate student is like having a full-time job. One has to study, cook and do daily household chores and also at the end of the day submit assignments and deal with exams. Amidst all these things what a person must need to do is to eat food. No matter which part of the… Read More Exploring Borlänge: Where to do Groceries
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
When I told my friends I will study my Master in Sweden everyone’s reaction was mainly ‘Oh wow, but that will be so expensive!’. This might have been connected with a stereotype that Scandinavia is really expensive (in reality 3x in comparison to Czech republic) but I am sure you are wondering about the rough… Read More How much does Sweden cost?
As I already mentioned in my post about Swedish curiosities, we are having some special food days here. Today is the most popular one, fettisdagen, which can be translated as shrove Tuesday. Today is the perfect excuse for any diet, since it implies that you are eating fat meals. The name of the day dates… Read More Fettisdagen, the swedish Shrove Thursday