I have always loved live music, especially acoustic music. When I moved to Dublin, Ireland for half a year the love was deepend by the incredible atmosphere of Dublin’s pubs which were filled with the tones of acoustic music everyday. It is hard to explain but if you like troubadours and live music Dublin is… Read More Friday’s classic at Peace & Love café
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!
My earliest memory of DU is the orientation ceremony for new students. I attended with my husband. Each course had an assigned mentor who would accompany them throughout the day, showing them the University and discussing their upcoming semester. I, of course, had no idea where to go – I had only signed up for… Read More Build your own identity
Christmas in a different country can bring new interesting experiences and insight to the country’s traditions. Here is an insight to the Swedish: Julmust Julmust is a traditional Swedish drink which is similar to Coca-cola. It is made from a syrup produced by a single company in Örebro (Roberts AB) and because each company can… Read More 5 Swedish Christmas traditions
This is a series of posts, where I will talk to you about everyday things that make life at Dalarna University all the more enjoyable! December is upon us and finally, the dark days of November are history. While snow makes me slip on literally every alternate step I take, it does make the world… Read More Life in Sweden 101
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!
Last week the temperature dropped to almost -10 °C at night and one would think that the heaters would be turned on, but not! I have lived in Ireland where the windows in the apartments were bad so it was always cold inside and I came to Sweden slightly prepared for a colder environment. However,… Read More Baby, it’s cold inside!