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Final Update

Hello everybody! As you might have already guessed by the title, this is my final post. Summer vacations are approaching, so it is time for me and other SLU bloggers to take some time off. Some of us are coming … Continue reading

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Moving with your pet to Sweden

Moving abroad can be very exciting but at the same time quite daunting! The amount of work needed for having everything arranged prior your arrival to your new home can leave you completely exhausted. But what if on top of … Continue reading

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New Course in Animal Genetics

A quick update regarding the last course of my first year as a masters student at SLU! Following the current trend of picking all genetic-related courses in the programme, I decided to take the Animal Genetics: health, behaviour, and welfare … Continue reading

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Hokusai Exhibition

Last weekend I had the opportunity to go to the Hokusai Exhibition in Stockholm. I believe that most of you might not know who Hokusai is, but he is the person behind the Great Wave of Kanagawa, one of the … Continue reading

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Spring is here!

Spring is in the air and the flowers are blooming!

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Cherry Blossoms in Stockholm

After an almost never-ending winter, spring is finally around the corner! And there is no better indicator of that than the beginning of the blooming season of cherry blossoms. Each year, Kungsträdgården is the host of the Cherry Blossom Festival, … Continue reading

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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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Yasuragi Onsen

One of the things my boyfriend and I miss the most about living in Japan is the onsen culture. An onsen (温泉) is a hot spring public bath; they are an integral part of Japanese culture and can be found … Continue reading

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Pinchos: a new kind of restaurant

One of the most curious things I’ve encountered in Sweden so far, is the extremely popular restaurant chain Pinchos. In general, Pinchos is a circus-themed restaurant that serves tapas. Pretty normal so far isn’t it? However, what amazed me about … Continue reading

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Fettisdagen equals Semla

Fettisdagen, also known as Fat Tuesday, is the Swedish name given to the day preceding Ashes Wednesday. This day is the equivalent of Pancake Day or Carnival, and according to tradition, this is the last day that people is allowed … Continue reading

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