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July 4, 2018

Smultronställen – An expat’s guide to 20 hidden gems in Sweden (part 1)

In Swedish, a "Smultronställe" is a place considered a hidden gem that is hard to find if you don’t hear about it from locals. Although Swedes are exceedingly proud of…
Swedish culture
June 22, 2018

How to celebrate Midsummer – the Swedish way

If you have been for a while in Sweden, you have already found out that Midsummer is one of the most important holidays for Swedes. The weather might usually not be…
Swedish culture
April 29, 2018

Swedish traditions: Valborg (Walpurgis Eve)

Valborg is short for Valborgsmässoafton, but it is also an old Nordic female name from the saint Valborg/Walpurga. Valborg is a day of celebrations and lots of fun activities around…
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April 27, 2018

Övningstalar – speak Swedish with confidence!

The fact that so many Swedes are fluent in English is both a blessing and a curse for Swedish language learners. Non-native speakers can find it difficult to acquire the…
NewsSwedish culture
March 22, 2018

The State of Expat Life in Sweden 2018

We know what moving to Sweden is really like and what challenges expats face living in Sweden in 2018! Swedish for Professionals always seeks to collaborate with other organizations and…
Swedish culture
March 1, 2018

The 4 Stages of Culture Shock

Moving abroad can be an exciting experience! Many new impressions, unfamiliar surroundings and new people and activities. However, all these exciting new experiences might also lead to a feeling of…

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