How to survive the dark months in Sweden

How to survive the dark months in Sweden

How to survive the dark months in Sweden To celebrate the change of clocks this weekend, please find this guide to help you through the tunnel, that will be the experience of your Swedish life up until mid-April next year.   Why? Like most people, I believe that...
Where Bee Swedish began

Where Bee Swedish began

Being Swedish was probably the most boring way of being I could imagine, as I was growing up in a mediocre place called Jakobsberg, just north of Stockholm. At E18, the big road stretching east-west not far from my home, the speed limit changed from 90 to 110 km/h for...
Stuck in Swedish?

Stuck in Swedish?

Do you remember your first class in Swedish? You probably learnt how to introduce yourself, talk about where you come from, and ask others about the same topics. When you walked out of your class, you were probably on a bit of a high. Swedish is an easy language, you...

Homesick in Sweden

I used to live in Edinburgh. For seven years. Homesickness did not strike until the last few months. I started taking walks in the parks, dreaming of Swedish woods and lakes. The air was still somehow not fresh enough, the sky not bright enough. The food was somehow...