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#70 You Must Have Vitamin D

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#70 You Must Have Vitamin D
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We discuss the dark month of November, the sjuarmade ljusstaken and Black Friday. Also, Diego discovers that grits are not...

#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.

#67 Coat Strategy

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

#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...

#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.

#45 What Does the Swede Say?

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#45 What Does the Swede Say?
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To celebrate our one-year anniversary of the podcast, we turn the tables this week and talk to a Swede!

#44 Turn at the Robot

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#44 Turn at the Robot
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Samantha, from South Africa, runs Girl Gone International, an online group for expat tips and meetups. We talk language mistakes,...

#43 Don’t Shake the Baby

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#43 Don't Shake the Baby
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Jarrett, from Calgary, thinks you people are WEAK! You want to see a real winter? Come to Calgary. He also...

#41 Listen or the Babaroga Will Get You

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#41 Listen or the Babaroga Will Get You
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It’s the time of year for Serbian tales of vampires, the Babaroga and Nikola Tesla! Jelena fills us in on...

#40 Expat Superpowers

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#40 Expat Superpowers
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Luis, who grew up in Spain, talks a bit about his birth country Costa Rica (watch out for alligators), swimming...

#39 Fifty Dollars for 2 Boxes of Chex

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#39 Fifty Dollars for 2 Boxes of Chex
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Sarah, from Wisconson, just wants a Target, good BBQ and affordable chocolate chips. Is that really too much to ask?

#38 Cinnamon Buns the Size of Your Head

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#38 Cinnamon Buns the Size of Your Head
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Today we chat with Nicole, from Massachusetts, about the terror of grocery shopping in another language, tricks for not having...

#36 Cafe Culture and Neighbors

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#36 Cafe Culture and Neighbors
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Olga, from Ukraine, talks about Ukrainian vs. Swedish cafe culture, getting to know your neighbors through fake traditions, and the...

#35 The Backpacker Who Moved to Sweden

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#35 The Backpacker Who Moved to Sweden
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We talk with author Patrick Hamilton Walsh about his travels, how he found himself in Sweden, and his new book...

#34 Scuba, Starfish and Summer Camp

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#34 Scuba, Starfish and Summer Camp
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We’re back for Season 2 with a recap of our Swedish and not-so Swedish summers. We discuss scuba diving with...

#23 Why are There so Many Sailors in Town?

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#23 Why are There so Many Sailors in Town?
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Erika, from Canada, explains why we are seeing so many young sailors being carted off in dump trucks around the...

#21 Around the World

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#21 Around the World
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Being an expat in one country wasn’t enough for Sandy. She’s lived on 5 continents!