18 Jul 2024
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Sweden taking a leading position in Cornhole in Europe

Cornhole, a game where players toss bags filled with corn kernels at a raised platform with a hole at the far end, has been a traditional American pastime.  However, this perception is rapidly changing. In recent years, Sweden has emerged as a surprising and formidable force in the European Cornhole scene. This article delves into how […]

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SciFiWorld Stockholm 2024: A Galactic Celebration of Sci-Fi and Fantasy

The much-anticipated SciFiWorld Stockholm event has come and gone, leaving behind memories of an exhilarating journey into the realms of science fiction and fantasy. Held on March 2-3, 2024, at the expansive Solnahallen venue, the event offered a larger space than ever before, accommodating a multitude of activities, exhibitors, and enthusiasts. Attendees were immersed in […]

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Is padel still a thing in Sweden after the pandemic?

In the wake of the pandemic, the landscape of sports and outdoor activities has undergone significant transformations, with padel emerging as a standout example in Sweden. This racket sport, which ingeniously blends elements of tennis and squash, has not just survived the challenging times but thrived, witnessing a remarkable surge in popularity. This article aims […]

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Amazing Places to Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday in Stockholm

90% of people would prefer to celebrate their birthday with friends, and it is common for a child’s birthday party to be with classmates and loved ones. Often there is a traditional Princesstårta, a sponge cake that is covered with a deceiving layer of green marzipan. There will be singing of Ja, må han/hon leva – […]

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Home Birth Is Now A Real Option In Stockholm

Home Birth Is Now A Real Option In Stockholm Many of us in the birth community, as well as expectant parents, have been wondering why home birth has not been a common choice, or even much of an option, here in Sweden. The great news is that now, at least in Stockholm, it is! Karolinska […]

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Summer Fun: Top Stockholm Bathing Spots

Looking for a beach in Stockholm? Check out the YLC list of the top 5 swimming spots in the city!

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Maternity & Paternity Leave in Sweden

Sweden has one of the most generous parental leave (föräldraledighet) systems in the world. Parents are given 480 days of leave per child, and 390 of these days are paid at a rate of 80% of your salary up to a capped limited of 1006 SEK a day. If you are coming from the USA, […]

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Why a Doula is a Must for Birthing Abroad

Having moved from the UK to The Netherlands at the age of 22 with no job, nowhere to live, and a partner who’d never even visited the place, I figured that moving to Sweden thirteen years later would be easy. Sure, I didn’t speak much of the language, but I could understand some, and yes, […]

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Soccer Starz – A football school for kids

Soccer Starz is a football course for kids ages 2 to 6 years old which is ran in English, by professional, friendly and fun coaches. As a father of two dual nationality children, me and my wife looked into the possible courses which we could send them to. We found that no courses were ran […]

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International Parents Integration Project Stockholm launched

Surprising figures show that over 60%⑴ of expat working immigration assignments fail due to lack of support for the accompanying family. Despite the best intentions of integration projects, business and the families themselves, there is a clear lack of dedicated integration initiatives aimed at this particular demographic. The International Parents Integration Project Stockholm (The IPI […]

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