Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#118 Sister Act
  • #118 Sister Act

    #118 Sister Act

    Mar 20, 2023 • 22:47

    This week we talk with two sisters who moved to Stockholm, both with very different journeys. And they both happen...

  • #117 My First Latvian

    #117 My First Latvian

    Mar 6, 2023 • 26:57

    Diana is most people’s first Latvian. And the podcast's first Latvian as well! She talks to us about dating in Sweden, Latvians around the world and more!

  • #116 Swedish Malicious Compliance

    #116 Swedish Malicious Compliance

    Feb 20, 2023 • 20:41

    Adam from Australia shares his suspicion of ice cream trucks that operate in the winter. What is really going on there?

Summer reading

Looking for summer reading by the pool, the beach, the bathtub? Then why not order the book that started the...

Podcast season finale episode

Before we take our summer break on our podcast about expats in Sweden, we talk to Anna, from Russia. She...

Hiding out in a Summer House

Today on my expats in Sweden podcast…. Mike, who was born in Indonesia, not Holland, talks with us about escaping...

Happy American Mother’s day

It’s not Mother’s day yet in Sweden, but for all in the U.S., here’s a message from me and Mr....

Mask on Your Face

Bored? There’s a whole internet full of public domain and Creative Commons material for you to remix and make into...


Looking for sheets today and I just realized that the Swedish word for sheets/bedding is “sängkläder” or “ clothes for...

Something new to read?

Quarantined? In prison? Bored with your collection of “The History of Mud in the 18th Century?” Order the 2nd edition...

April 3!

My son said yesterday, “Hey, it’s officially spring, right?” And just because of that, we woke up to this today:...

Vegetables are Green Things

On episode 59 of the podcast…. Zayna, from California, enjoys the literal translations of Swedish words, like grönsaker, gives us...

Open library

I recently found out that there is a huge internet archive open library. I spent about an hour browsing through...

Farting neighbors

We receive a magazine each month from the organization we rent our apartment from. People can send in problems they...

Good to know

I like Duolingo because it always gives me the sentences I really need to know.

Podcast quarantine episode #57!

Special Quarantine episode! Learn about restrictions in Stockholm public transport, tips for things to do when stuck at home and...

No Eurovision?!

But I had a favorite already picked out to vote for!

Difference in stores

While we were in Budapest, we visited 3 or 4 grocery stores just to see if they had some fun...