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
It’s been over six months now since I’ve lived in Borlänge and as you may have read in numerous posts, you really need to push yourself and go out there to make life here fun and active! To that effect, here’s my personal list of things you must do when in Borlänge. In no particular… Read More The Borlänge Bucket List
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?
It was September when we decided to walk to “the red cabin”. At that time it was a favourite trip to do since the weather was still quite good (= no rain). The red cabin or officially the Bjusanstugan is situated next to lake Bjusan, which is around 6 km by walk from the dorms.… Read More First thing you have to do when you come to Sweden
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!
End of first semester – Two days off and no plans? Take a cruise to neighbouring country Although the semester’s last written exam of solar thermal was tricky for most of the Solar energy engineering students, everyone was quite relieved since it marked the end of the extensive first semester. We had three days on our… Read More Cruising the Baltics – Stockholm to Helsinki
Last week we went on a study trip as Katrin wrote in the previous post and we were lucky to have the opportunity to try skiing. It was my first time this year and first time in Sweden. For some classmates it was the first time ever 🙂 Kläppen is a family ski resort in… Read More Being active #4 – Skiing in Kläppen