Category Archives: Life in Uppsala

Like “Life in Sweden” but more local. Here I will be posting about everything that has to do with Uppsala that is non-SLU related. Where to eat, where to go, what to do, etc. You can expect that kind of posts in this section!

Spring is here!

Spring is in the air and the flowers are blooming!

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Skates on!

Last weekend the Animal Science Masters Group decided to do some ice skating! The ice rink we went to is called Studenternas, and it is an outdoors ice rink that is quiet close to the city centrum.   I have … Continue reading

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The Stjärtlapp

A few weeks ago, I spent 30 SEK in the best thing I could ever do: a stjärtlapp! But what in the world is a stjärtlapp? I t is a heart shaped, flat plastic seat with a handle, that is … Continue reading

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Buses in Uppsala: the UL app and bus card

Lately, riding my bike to SLU has become a difficult task because of the low temperatures and slippery roads. I salute all those students who can still ride their bikes in these conditions, but I’m a fairly new cyclist, so … Continue reading

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Winter is here

Winter can be cold, lifeless, dry, wet, and even unpleasant for some people, but it can also be extremely beautiful and magical, especially when everything gets covered by a soft layer of snow. In this post, I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Cycling in Uppsala

Winter is coming, and with that the cycling season is almost over… Unless you want a broken leg or a concussion from slipping on the icy roads, that is! Although there are really crazy-experienced Swedish cyclists that will keep pedaling … Continue reading

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Trying out Taiko drums in Uppsala

Uppsala is a city that, although not very big, holds a lot of events that allow its inhabitants to get in touch with different cultures from around the world. Actually, you would be surprised of the number of events and … Continue reading

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Kulturnatten!

Feeling homesick? Well, maybe you can find a little piece of your home country during Kulturnatten! Kulturnatten is an annual celebration hosted every September in Uppsala, and as you might have guessed, the name means “culture night.” This festival is … Continue reading

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