Tag: cultural differences

  • Episode 55 – Insects are Not Allowed as Food in Sweden

    On this podcast episode about expats in Sweden, we talk to Patrick, who was born in Zimbabwe, raised in South Africa and now lives in Sweden. He really appreciates being […]

  • Podcast episode #37 Superstitions and Air Raid Sirens

    Pinar, from Turkey, joins us on this week’s episode where we talk about superstitions, air raid sirens and chain restaurants that might or might not be Turkish. Available anywhere you […]

  • From Italy to Sweden

    On the podcast about expats in Sweden today, we talk to a couple of Italians, mainly about food of course, but also about language and some great summer tips in […]

  • #16 – When Stairs Become Slides

    On the podcast this week I talk to Ola, from Poland, about dubbing shows in other languages, the difference in Polish names and how to avoid ending up on crutches […]

  • Svart fredag?

    For several years now, here in Sweden, I’ve been seeing stores advertise for “Black Friday.” It’s not the chaos of the U.S., but more regular type sales. As far as […]

  • image shows a cowboy boot

    Different cultures

    Don't mind him, he's half cowboy.

  • TAKE IT!

    One of the cultural differences I noticed when I moved to Sweden is that Swedes will never take the last of anything.  If you attend a Swedish party, by the […]

  • Watch your language

    I am usually very careful about the expressions I use around people who don’t have English as a first language, but I slipped up earlier this week.  A woman was […]

  • I want!

    I’ve noticed that the woman at the reception desk at the swim hall always looks at me as if I’m an alien when I ask to swim.   I’ve thought about […]