Melodifestivalen 2018 marks the 58th anniversary of the Swedish music competition, the winners go on to represent Sweden and compete in Eurovision 2018. This event is being coordinated by Sveriges Television, and it is being broadcasted in a six-week span between 3, February and 10, March 2018. It’s structured and formatted into six shows: Semi-Final… Read More What is Melodifestivalen?
Peace & Love is a festival in Borlänge, which takes place every summer in the beginning of July. It was already established in 1999 with the vision to spread peace and love and discuss important issues within the society. It is one of the biggest music festivals in Sweden and attracts Swedes from all over… Read More Peace & Love Festival Borlänge 2017
The last weeks have been quite busy with thesis writing but it is important to take a break, especially in the first warm days of the year! So I decided to join a trip organised by the International office and went canoeing to Gagnef. We gathered around 11am in Gagnef to rent the canoes and kayaks… Read More Canoeing trip in Gagnef
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
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?
Sometimes in life you just have to go with the flow and see where you end up. Last week I had one of such moments. We had had lunch with some classmates at Ikea, yes that happens here, and after we weren’t quite sure what we wanted to do. We knew we had to do… Read More Spontaneous trips are the best trips
Sweden is well known for a large number of lakes and cold winters – when combine these you get endless opportunities for ice-skating! 🙂 Since summer and our study visit to Främby Udde in September, I have been excited for winter to start in order to try ice-skating on the lake Runn. I have skated… Read More Being active #5 – Ice-skating