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
When you first move to a new country, a few common thoughts cross everyone’s mind – the culture, the language, the people and most importantly – food! That thought process is heightened when you come from a country like India, which is rich in its food culture. I was anxious to understand what kind of… Read More Life in Sweden 102 – Grocery Shopping!
This blog might be applicable to you, or it might not. I’m writing it anyway because it is certainly applicable to me. I’m too lazy sometimes to make my own lunch to bring to school, and so it’s good to know what your options are. To give a little more context, in Sweden it’s very… Read More School Lunch Hacks