Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow

#19 Russia, New Zealand and Easter Witches

#19 Russia, New Zealand and Easter Witches

 
 
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We hop all around the globe today with Dasha discussing Easter traditions in four countries (only Sweden includes witches –...

#18 Get a Dog and Head for the Pub

#18 Get a Dog and Head for the Pub

 
 
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Pull up a seat at the pub and listen to Patrick, from Dublin, tell stories of strange Finnish people and...

#17 Tapas are the Greatest Invention

#17 Tapas are the Greatest Invention

 
 
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I ask Rosa, from Spain, to fill me in on how people in southern Europe can eat dinner so late...

#16 When Stairs Become Slides

#16 When Stairs Become Slides

 
 
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This week I talk to Ola, from Poland, about dubbing shows in other languages, the difference in Polish names and...

#15 Sweden’s Biggest Cultural Export is Pop

#15 Sweden’s Biggest Cultural Export is Pop

 
 
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Akash, from India, moved to Sweden expecting a heavy metal mecca. This was not quite the case. But he’s developed...

#14 From the Land of Sun and Dirt to the Land of Ice and Snow

#14 From the Land of Sun and Dirt to the Land of Ice and Snow

 
 
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Fotis, from Greece, is getting really tired of eating so much salmon here. Can we please find a way to...

#13 This Sidewalk IS Big Enough for the Both of Us

#13 This Sidewalk IS Big Enough for the Both of Us

 
 
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Steve, from England, and host of the podcast “The Experience Designers”, tells us how it is to pick up and...

#12 Sliding in on a Shrimp Sandwich

#12 Sliding in on a Shrimp Sandwich

 
 
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Hana, from Singapore, talks about having to buy socks for the first time in Sweden, typical movie snacks in both...

#11 Why Not Spend the Winter Building Synthesizers?

#11 Why Not Spend the Winter Building Synthesizers?

 
 
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Leo, from Los Angeles, makes his own synthesizers and shares his knowledge on his YouTube station LeoMakes. He also thinks...

#10 It Takes a Lot of Chocolate to Get Through a Dark Winter

#10 It Takes a Lot of Chocolate to Get Through a Dark Winter

 
 
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AnaMaria and Gustavo from Ecuador talk all about chocolate and how it’s made. We also discuss how it is to...