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Life in Sweden

Life in Sweden is unique in many ways, offering a distinct blend of tradition and modernity that is hard to find elsewhere. From the cosmopolitan cities like Stockholm and Göteborg to the quaint towns and villages that dot the countryside, Sweden is a land of contrasts that never ceases to amaze.

One of the defining features of life in Sweden is the strong emphasis on work-life balance. With generous vacation time, parental leave, and flexible working hours, Swedes have more time to pursue their passions and spend time with family and friends. This commitment to work-life balance is reflected in everything from the outdoor lifestyle and love of nature to the thriving arts and culture scene that is an integral part of Swedish life. Whether you’re a local or an expat, Sweden offers a high quality of life that is hard to beat.

Luciadagen in Sweden – st. Lucia’s Day celebration (2021)

By Karolina 6 Min Read

Every year on December 13, Sweden (and not only) celebrates St. Lucia, here called Luciadagen, Lussedagen or simply Lucia. It is one of the holidays

Glad Nationaldagen, Sverige! – Swedish National Day

By Karolina 3 Min Read

Today, the 6th of June, we are celebrating Swedish National Day. This year is unique because we have the 500th anniversary of the day when

Fettisdagen – Fat Tuesday, the equivalent of Fat Thursday in Sweden

By Karolina 6 Min Read

Today in Poland we celebrate the feast of all gourmands - Fat Thursday. Before you turn 100% into donuts and crisps, I'll tell you about

What is Swedish personnummer and why do you need it?

By Karolina 6 Min Read

Welcome to Sweden, a beautiful country known for its stunning landscapes, rich history, and high quality of life. Suppose you're an expat who has recently

Sportlov – what is the winter break in Sweden like?

By Karolina 5 Min Read

Today I started winter break at school. It's called sportlov in Sweden. Therefore, I decided to describe what this break from studying looks like in

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