Melodifestivalen 2018 marks the 58th anniversary of the Swedish music competition, the winners go on to represent Sweden and compete in Eurovision 2018. This event is being coordinated by Sveriges Television, and it is being broadcasted in a six-week span between 3, February and 10, March 2018. It’s structured and formatted into six shows: Semi-Final… Read More What is Melodifestivalen?
People of Sweden are famous for being polite and calm. The culture and language is rich with traditions and customs. Sweden is one of the most egalitarian countries in the world too. Before my arrival to Sweden I started noticing that the primary address to people is ‘Hej’, it is pronounced as ‘Hei’ (I still… Read More Swedish customs: Addressing people
This year I flew home for Christmas! I decided it might be nice for you to see my journey and ‘come with me’ as I travelled! Therefore I vlogged all the different sections of the journey that I could, and hope you enjoy it! Unfortunately, I couldn’t vlog it all, or talk/explain much, as things… Read More Flying Home for Christmas: a vlog!
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
Being admitted to Dalarna University (DU) took me a long journey. It all started since I read that Facebook post about the Swedish Institute master scholarships. I always had that passion about travelling and studying abroad especially my most favorite field, “Solar Energy and Renewables”. So, at the beginning of December 2016, I applied for… Read More Admission journey to Dalarna University
Over the Easter holidays my boyfriend’s family came to visit us to Sweden. We always try to explore new places instead of taking our visitors to places we already know (with exceptions). This time we thought it would be interesting to explore islands inbetween Sweden and Finland. Not knowing anything about the islands, we planned our… Read More Exploring the Åland islands
It’s been one month since I visited one of the coolest trade fairs I have ever been to. I flew, together with two classmates, to Berlin to visit ITB. Now for the tourism students among us, you might have heard of it. It is the biggest tourism trade fair in the world, and it is… Read More Investing in my future