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
Did you know that December 21st, is the darkest day of the year in Sweden. It consists of sunrise around 8:30 and sunset at 15:00. Sounds crazy right? It is safe to assume that “winter and darkness is coming”. Here are some things that will help you prepare for the long cold dark days: Stock… Read More How to deal with winter darkness in Sweden?
The way that crisp cool air hit me off the airplane in Stockholm was a relief from the humid heat in Miami. “Why did you move from America to Sweden?”, this question must have been asked at least 100 times already. I left the hot sun, palm trees, and beach in Miami because I am… Read More From America to Sweden
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