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#106 Trapped in Paradise

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#106 Trapped in Paradise
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Diego returns for the season finale! We discuss which is easier – moving to Sweden or New Zealand? Also, co-living...

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#105 Welcome to the Sourdough Hotel

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#105 Welcome to the Sourdough Hotel
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Johanna is a former tour guide from Hungary that now lives in Sweden. Today she shares her views on Hungarian paprika, Stockholm’s sourdough hotel, and why Sweden is good when it comes to banking but not when installing bathroom pipes.

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#104 The Book of Icelanders

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#104 The Book of Icelanders
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Anna is from the land of no McDonalds and no mosquitos – otherwise known as Iceland!

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103 Caviar Every Saturday

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
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Oystein, from our neighbor Norway, explains some differences between our two countries. Plus, Valborg plans.

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#102 The Price of Piggelin is Too Damn High

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#102 The Price of Piggelin is Too Damn High
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Jeremy from the U.S. talks about working remote and living outside of Stockholm. Plus, we get a tip on a place called Dog Island.

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#101 Gravel in My Shoes

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#101 Gravel in My Shoes
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Anna, from the Netherlands, took an analytical approach when deciding to live in Sweden. Pros: good work/life balance. Cons: You often have gravel in your shoes.

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#100 We’re Going to Have a Meeting About the Meeting

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#100 We’re Going to Have a Meeting About the Meeting
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Malcolm from Sydney, Australia, gives us some tips on how to reinvent ourselves when starting over in a new country. Also, why do Swedes need so many meetings?

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#98 An Immigrant in New Zealand

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#98 An Immigrant in New Zealand
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Diego says enough of this darkness and ice. It’s time to move to New Zealand.

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#97 Taking the High Nose

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#97 Taking the High Nose
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was living in Manhattan when she met her future husband during a vacation in Sweden. Three kids later, they now reside in the west coast town of Höganäs.

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#96 All Things Swedish and Scottish

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#96 All Things Swedish and Scottish
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We talk to Lee from Scotland about kilts, dogs, vegetarian haggis and his frustration with Estrella chips.

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#95 Warming up by the TV Fireplace

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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?

#85 For the Newbies

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#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...

#80 Latest News, Breaking Stories and Ice Cream Tips

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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...

#74 What Does the Reindeer Say?

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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!

#68 Ingen reklam, tack

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#68 Ingen reklam, tack
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Today we talk about postal delays, movie theaters re-opening and aqueducts. We also shine a spotlight on Håverud.

#66 Just Use the Bucket

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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...

#63 There is no Place Like Rome

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#63 There is no Place Like Rome
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Today we check in with Licia, a former expat to Sweden that returned to her home country of Italy. We...

#62 Isle of Man

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#62 Isle of Man
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Laura, from the Isle of Man, talks about music, Viking roots, and all the restaurants we should visit when things...

#59 Vegetables are Green Things

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#59 Vegetables are Green Things
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Zayna, from California, enjoys the literal translations of Swedish words, like grönsaker, gives us some tips on Västerås and discusses...

#56 A Patrick for Saint Patricks Day

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#56 A Patrick for Saint Patricks Day
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Patrick was born in Detroit to Irish parents and has been in Sweden 3 years. We talk about Detroit, Swedish...