Category Archives: Life in Sweden

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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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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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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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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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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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Hemmakväll: the lösgodis paradise

After living in Sweden for a while, I’ve come to notice that there is an ingrained passion for loose candy in every Swede. You can find loose candy practically in every supermarket, and I believe that I’ve never seen so … Continue reading

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Dancing classes in Uppsala

If you are interested in exercising, but you are not very fond of going of the gym like me, dancing is a really good option. Is great for reducing stress, improve your circulation, motor skills, health and the best part: … Continue reading

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Quick update: The Majestic White Moose of Sweden part 2

Hello! As promised in the last post in this series, I come back with a quick update of the results of our final project for the Genome Analysis course. As I mentioned before, we tested the candidate genes MITF and ASIP with … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I wish this year becomes a wonderful year, full of good fortune and blessings for everybody. Also, good luck on fulfilling this year’s resolutions! –Although I am predicting that I’ll fail my usual “loose weight” resolution as always. But cutting … Continue reading

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