Norway, Sweden, and Denmark were all one country at one point. All derived from Old Norse, referred to as the ”Viking Language”. However, we will shift our focus primarily between Swedish and Norwegian. There are many occasions during my commute between Norway and Sweden in which I noticed how very similar the languages are. Primarily,… Read More Differences between Norwegian and Swedish language
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
To lighten the posts, I will share my experience of our journey above the arctic circle. Travelling above the arctic circle or even reaching the Northern cape of Europe has always been unimaginable and so adventurous when I was younger and lived back home. But now, living in central Sweden, it has become much closer… Read More Journey Above the Arctic Circle
Biatlon is becoming more and more popular in my country. It is a mix of cross-country skiing and shooting and is attractive to watch. Plus, there are quite a lot of successful biatlonists representing Czech rep. lately. All these reasons lead to deciding to go and experience a competition and since we missed the one… Read More The Czech expedition to Biatlon World Cup in Oslo
An important part of the Tourism Master program is not only the theoretical education but also practical experiences in form of study trips. My class mates already wrote about the trips we had in the autumn term in this blog, but this trip was the one we were most excited about since it included an… Read More Study Trip SITE Destination with the Tourism Master Program
Last weekend me and some classmates from the Tourism Master Program decided to use the break between two courses for a spontaneous Road Trip to Oslo. We rented a car and were supposed to pick it up Saturday morning at a self-checkout station. And here the adventure began..The machine claimed that our car was not… Read More Road Trip Oslo or Where are the Signs?
The study visits to different industries is one of the key activities of the solar energy engineering programme. Study visits provides a forum for discussion, exchange and practical learning. Two days’ study tour to Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway and Glava Energy Center (GEC), Sweden was organised for all the first year, exchange and… Read More “Away We Go” – first overseas study tour, IFE Norway