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#115 Belonging

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Matteo is from so many countries that we lost count. He talks to us about his international journey and the importance of belonging.

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#110 Waterproof

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Vajeen is from Sri Lanka and wanted to move to another country. His wife wanted Australia, but they ended up in the opposite hemisphere.

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#108 Is There a Blue One?

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
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Grace, from Manchester, tells us about her first Midsommar experience and being repeatedly overrun by bicycles.

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#107 Reindeer and Strawberries

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
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Mustafa, from Egypt, talks to us about warm countries vs cold countries, Egyptian cotton, and discovering new careers.

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#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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#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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#95 Warming up by the TV Fireplace

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#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?

Skokloster castle otherwise known as Rock Lobster Castle

#93 Rock Lobster Castle and Oops-sala

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#93 Rock Lobster Castle and Oops-sala
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Thomas is from Buffalo and always wanted to move somewhere warm. Thomas now lives in Uppsala. He’s doing it wrong.

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#92 Fashion and Style

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
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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.

Summer Sweden

#86 Summertime tips

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To close out the season before summer we offer some tips for those staying in or heading out of Sweden....

#85 For the Newbies

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

#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!

#71 Scheduling Dinner in Advance

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We talk to Andrés, from Argentina, who has spent half of his time in normal Sweden and half of his...

#70 You Must Have Vitamin D

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
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We discuss the dark month of November, the sjuarmade ljusstaken and Black Friday. Also, Diego discovers that grits are not...

#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...