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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.

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#87 Bionic Shakira

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

#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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#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!

#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.

#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...

#74 What Does the Reindeer Say?

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Today we talk with Hwa, from Taiwan, about Swedish eating culture, Bubble tea and reindeer. Also, spotlight on Luleå!

#67 Coat Strategy

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Mark, from Minneapolis, puts a spotlight on Vreta kloster, denying his involvement with thousand year old skeletons found there. We...

#66 Just Use the Bucket

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We are back! We catch up on our summer experiences, like broken toilets, meze for Midsommar and traveling in the...

#61 A Woman of Many Talents

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Today I talk with Germaine. She’s a singer, actor, chef, photographer…. what can’t she do?! A little creative inspiration for...

#54 I Was Told There Would be Snow

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Jenny, from Costa Rica, talks about the mild winter this year, the troubles of finding a job in another country,...

#53 Can Sweets be Too Sweet?

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Katia and Camilla, both from Brazil, discuss dessert sweetness, fashion and question whether there really is a place called Snake...

#52 I Never Learned to Ski

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Today we learn about the best weather apps, how to travel cheap, whether office massages are good or bad, and...

#51 Do Not Mess With My Semla

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In our talk today with Roger, from Ohio (where you meet all the Swedes), we discuss if the U.S. actually...

#50 Red Wine and Gatorade

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We catch up on winter break activities, new museums and new restaurants. Also, roller skis are weird.

#49 Winter Special – A Completely Different Expat View

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#49 Winter Special - A Completely Different Expat View
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On this short winter special episode, we see what life is like as an expat in China.

#47 All Hail the Christmas Pig

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Marta, from the popular Instagram and Blog, A_Girl Who Travels, talks with us about her spontaneous move to Stockholm. We...