21 Jun 2024
christmas
Culture Friday Playlist Music

YLC’s Swedish Xmas Playlist

‘Tis the season and we bring you a christmassy Spotify playlist with some pretty excellent Swedish artists who have all put their great voices on some Christmas tunes. We have the wonderful Cookies‘n Beans singing about being stuck in Stockholm over Christmas, and the amazing Elin Ruth putting a new bluesy twist on Christmas with her brand-new original Xmas songs. […]

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Expat Traditions Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

Christmas markets: Six of the best in 2015

With the days getting colder and darker, it’s the perfect time for some glögg and festive cheer from one of the many Christmas markets going on in Stockholm. While the crowds head to the well-known markets at Skansen and Gamla Stan during November and December, we’ve chosen six wonderful Christmas markets that you might not […]

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Lifestyle Shopping

Swedish Christmas Gift Guide

Well, it’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us and another year is coming to an end. If you’re anything like me, you still have some last minute gifts to buy.

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 10-14 December

It’s a fantastic week to be in Stockholm this week. All the usual city action but with the added excitement of the Nobel Prize Banquet and Lucia celebrations. Join in the celebrations where you can.

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Culture Friday Playlist Music

Friday Playlist: Xmas in Stockholm

Isn’t it about time to break out that Xmas music? We bring you a playlist with some pretty excellent Swedish artists who have all put their great voices on some Christmas tunes.

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Culture What's on: Stockholm

What’s On: 3-7 December

December has finally arrived. The month of merriment and joy. As much as we are excited that Christmas is now so much closer, we do not want you to spend all your time shopping for presents for other people. Get out and enjoy your time for yourself. There is still plenty to do!

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Swedish Culture

Christmas 2013: No Julafton without Kalle Anka

A Christmas Eve in Sweden wouldn’t be the same if there wasn’t duck on the menu – Donald Duck, that is. YLC’s Judi Lembke explains Swedish Christmas, one tradition at a time… If you’ve attended even one Swedish Christmas Eve celebration then you already know that there’s little chance of avoiding the Kalle Anka tradition.  This […]

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Shopping

Christmas 2013: What to Buy the Women in Your Life

So you’re stuck, wondering what to buy your mum/sister/BFF for Christmas?  At YLC HQ, we put our heads together and came up with our  top five. You’re welcome! We’re here to help you buy the perfect gift for that special woman in your life … even if you’ve left it a tad late! Or why not […]

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Shopping

Christmas 2013: What to Buy the Men in Your Life

It’s that time of year again, peeps! If you haven’t nailed that perfect present for your hubby/boyfriend/Dad or other random male in your life – now is the time to do it! Ah yes, the annual ‘what am I going to buy that fabulous man in my life for Christmas?’ question.  I don’t know about […]

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Pets

Cat Fostering: When Pets are for Xmas, Not For Life

Ready to open your home for a small friend in need? Willing to take over responsibility for a cat in need of a home? Peter Vinthagen Simpson did just that this Christmas. “Yessssss!” The reaction of a nine-year-old animal-lover when told that the homeless cat home had finally got in touch to say that they […]

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