Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow

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#95 Warming up by the TV Fireplace

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This week’s ice and snow podcast guest, Bokani, is from Zimbabwe. You think pronouncing Swedish is hard? Try Ndebele! Also, why is blood pudding still a thing?

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#94 The Best Thing About Sweden is Pastry Traditions

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Our guests today are from France, with a side of American. We talk winter and Lucia gear for kids, how to beat seasonal depression and getting your medical needs online.

Skokloster castle otherwise known as Rock Lobster Castle

#93 Rock Lobster Castle and Oops-sala

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Thomas is from Buffalo and always wanted to move somewhere warm. Thomas now lives in Uppsala. He’s doing it wrong.

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#92 Fashion and Style

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As we hosts are fashion-clueless, we have Kate, a designer from the UK to talk to us about fashion in Sweden.

#91 Ville Volvo Vovve

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We talk to Emma, one of the creators of the new book from The Local, “Villa Volvo Vovve” and learn the real meanings of phrases that even Swedes don’t know!

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#90 The Cutting Edge

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Emily, from Arizona, gives us the lowdown on how it works with hairdressers in Sweden, going to school for a Master’s degree and the sad lack of Crystal Light.

Episode 89 - The Great Exchange

#89 The Great Exchange

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How is it when the tables are turned? We talk to Anna, a Swede that lived a year in Texas as a high school exchange student. Culture shock reversed!

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#88 Take a Chance

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We speak to Ana from Mexico City, but this isn’t her first time living abroad. We also talk about learning Swedish through subway announcements & fun times on the icy driving course.

Fefferoni in Sweden

#87 Bionic Shakira

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The expat hosts of the podcast talk about vaccines, Swedish problems and murder house shopping.

Summer Sweden

#86 Summertime tips

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To close out the season before summer we offer some tips for those staying in or heading out of Sweden....

#85 For the Newbies

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Julieta, of the Newbie Guide to Sweden, has probably heard every mistake we’ve all made after moving to Sweden. She...

#83 The Return of Akash

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Akash, originally from India, is back! Not just back on the podcast, but back in the country! A few weeks...

#82 – The Ultimate Guide to Umeå

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Erik, from Umeå Today, and author of “The Umeå Handbook,” talks to us about all things Umeå!

#81 The Laundry Episode

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Today we have a great conversation with Sibo, from Zimbabwe, about how some days you think you’re moving to Australia...

#80 Latest News, Breaking Stories and Ice Cream Tips

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Journalist, broadcaster and brunch enthusiast Maddy, from the UK, talks to us about media culture, documentaries, and trying to shock...

#79 Knives and Costco Rumors

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Julian, from Winnipeg, talks to us about Småland, Costco rumors and what to bring when you move to another country.

#78 Happy Easter, Witches!

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We bring in a Swede, Agnes, to answer our Easter questions like, “Why is the grocery store trying to sell...

#77 Cash, Card or Gold?

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We talk to Tamara, who just arrived 4 months ago. She’s lived in Bosnia, Libya, UK and Dubai! How does...

#76 Short Sportlov Special

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A quick check-in over the Swedish spring break/sport break holiday. What to do with kids when everything is closed? Eat...

#75 Tips from the Concierge

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Kiki, a hotel concierge in Stockholm, gives us some amazing tips on museums and food. We also learn why the...