18 Apr 2024
Kirsten Smart
Café Culture Community Lifestyle Swedish Culture

Fettisdagen: Top 5 Places to Get Your Semlor

Fettisdagen is traditionally the time for penance and confession; it’s also the time to stuff your face before fasting commences. Kirsten Sokolovski samples semlor and tells us the top 5 places to get them.

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Introducing… John Sjölund, inventor and entrepreneur

Having co-created a device that makes life easier and safer for those with diabetes, he’s taking the medical world by storm

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Extraordinary Expats: Arno Smit of FundedByMe

Namibian-born Arno Smit has made it his business to help realise the dreams of others. He’s well spoken, intelligent, driven, handsome and, while my mother would call him “a very nice boy”, we at YLC would say he’s downright extraordinary.  Arno Smit of FundedByMe. Photo: Daniel Diaz Crowdfunding is not a novel idea. In fact, when the […]

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Learning Swedish: Public or Private?

You pratar lite svenska, you wear skinny jeans and drink coffee from 7-Eleven. Why do you still feel like the protagonist in Where’s Wally? YLC’s Kirsten Smart has one answer on how to get into the beanie-covered heads of the Swedes.  Mikko Nikkinen/imagebank.sweden.se So you’ve decided to learn Swedish. Hurra! The next step is deciding […]

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Community Swedish Culture

YLC Guide: Swedish November Traditions

Just because it’s too early to crack open the glögg, doesn’t mean the month of November is devoid of celebration!

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Expat Support: Fika with Mumm

It’s a noun, it’s a verb and it’s synonymous with a great many things. That’s right, we’re talking about fika! Want to join?

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Culture Expat Traditions Swedish Culture

YLC Guide: Five Swedish October Traditions

Put the thermal underwear down and drop that copy of Deepak Chopra because it’s not hibernation time just yet!

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Swedish Culture

YLC Top Five: Stockholm’s Scrumptious Buns

YLC took on the arduous task of tasting countless cinnamon buns – just for YOU!

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Dining out

YLC Review: Indian Garden, Liljeholmen

YLC’s Kirsten Smart discovers what the big dal is with the new addition to the Indian Garden family

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Culture Dining out Swedish Culture

YLC Fab Four: Hot Dogs in the City

Kirsten Smart on Stockholmers’ top choice in street food – YLC picks our fave 4 hot dog stands around the city!

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