Sweden is rich with natural beauty, and every season is visible here. The winter is long and the nights get dark, we have been eagerly waiting for the summer. Then the spring came with lots of flowers, every neighbourhood became colourful with wildflowers. Then we ushered summer. Summer in Sweden is short but sweet. I… Read More A perfect place to celebrate summer :: Gammalgård
I was born and brought up in Bangladesh, a small country in South Asia where the weather is hot, population is dense and a girl has to overcome so many obstacles to make a good career. In one sentence, Bangladesh is an exact opposite of Sweden. From my childhood I wanted to study in this… Read More Living in Sweden :: A journey from South Asia to Europe
Lagom Lagom is a Swedish word which means ‘just the right amount’ which implies not too much or not too little. Lagom is an integral part of Swedish lifestyle. People don’t like to brag here and most of them don’t like to think of themselves better than their peers. There is not a perfect translation… Read More First eye catching things in Sweden (part 2)
On 6th June every year, Sweden has its own National Day. Sweden has developed this tradition fairly recently (2005), when you compare it with Norway’s national day, which is on the 17th May and has been happening since 1814. The day is a national holiday, so everyone gets the day off work and school, etc.… Read More Celebrating Swedish National Day
Yes! Wow! I can’t believe I am saying this, but it’s actually got to the time when I am writing my Bachelor Thesis in the field of tourism studies. My topic is loosely in the area od branding and marketing strategies and focuses on the Öresund area. Yes, I had plenty of research there lately… Read More Writing My Bachelor Thesis!
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
It’s June and the new students are preparing move in Sweden. Before moving to any city all of us wonder what to expect from the new country and new environment. While reading this you are also thinking how Sweden will be and how will they welcome the new batch of students. My today’s blog is… Read More First eye catching things in Sweden (part 1)