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Walpurgis Night in Sweden

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Walpurgis night is celebrated on the last day of April and is traditionally the symbol of spring in Sweden. The festival was originally named after Saint Walpurga, who was canonized on May 1. It is also celebrated in Germany and … Continue reading


What is Easter all about?

It was Easter yesterday and I saw a lot of people posting pictures of colorful eggs and bunnies on their FB walls. For the majority Easter is a day of candies and the coming spring, and very few actually think … Continue reading


Friskis & Svettis Borlänge

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Friskis&Svettis gym has been mentioned a lot in my previous posts. It is not only my favourite place for working out in Borlänge, but also very popular among Dalarna students, who spend their free time training there. Friskis&Svettis is a … Continue reading


Trip to Gothenburg

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Gothenburg is located on the west coast of Sweden and is the second largest city in the country. Its population is around 500,000 people and reaches 1 mln if the surrounding areas are taken into account. I’ve spent 5 amazing … Continue reading


Trip to Latvia

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At the end of February we went on a trip to Jelgava, Latvia. It was arranged by YWAM (Youth With A Mission), which is a global Christian movement aiming at helping people around the world. You can check more about … Continue reading


Swedish Food

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Food in Sweden is very diverse and you can find pretty much anything, starting from the American peanut butter, finishing with the Russian kefir. As an Easter European, I almost don’t lack anything that I could buy at home, because … Continue reading


Swedish People – part III

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In the previous posts I’ve covered my experience with Swedish people in the past, as well as some aspects of Swedish society, such as customer service, cooperation, etc. Below is the promised ‘part III’ which is more focused on the personal … Continue reading


Things to do in Borlänge

Sunday Activities As I posted before, my friends and I started a new tradition to spend our Sundays in a special way. We first go to church in the morning and then do some fun activities. Last Sunday was simply awesome. It was … Continue reading


Swedish People – part II

The first time I saw Swedish people when I arrived in Sweden was when I took the train from Stockholm to Borlänge. At the airport there were mostly foreigners around and I was wondering where all the Swedes were. In … Continue reading


Swedish People – part I

In this post I will talk about my experience with Swedish people in the past, before I came to Sweden. Now I remember those situations and it’s interesting to analyse everything from my current perspective. Around 5 years ago a … Continue reading