15 Apr 2024
swedish culture
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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Notes on Northern Sweden: A Journey

YLC’s Amy Johansson took a one-week, 1200 kilometre road trip from Växjö in the deep south to Piteå in the far north…and discovered that they do things a bit differently up there.

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Expats and Mental Health: Two Scoops of Culture Shock

Ever feel like the sore thumb in Sweden? This week, YLC’s mental health expert, Lysanne Sizoo, discusses the difficulties associated with simultaneously adjusting to another culture and a new work environment abroad. Photo: Lena Granefelt/imagebank.sweden.se So you’ve found a job in Sweden, made the move, and started work. Grattis! If everything is going swimmingly, then […]

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The YLC top 5 ways of getting ’round Jante-lagen

Ever felt like the odd one out – and that it is not appreciated? Then chances are you’ve been ‘Janted’.

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