Tag: podcast

  • Trying once again to explain Halloween to Swedes

    Listen to the latest bonus episode of our expat podcast as we make our yearly attempt to explain Halloween and Day of the Dead to the country of Sweden. Available […]

  • Listen to this podcast episode or the Babaroga will get you!

    It’s that time of year for Serbian tales of vampires, the Babaroga and Nikola Tesla. Jelena fills us in on this, plus we discuss the Swedish birthday song as well […]

  • Newest episode – Expat Superpowers!

    Luis, who grew up in Spain, talks a bit about his birth country Costa Rica (watch out for alligators), swimming at Saltsjöbaden (fun to swim in, hard to say) and […]

  • #41 Listen or the Babaroga Will Get You

    It’s the time of year for Serbian tales of vampires, the Babaroga and Nikola Tesla! Jelena fills us in on this, plus we discuss the Swedish birthday song and ‘Swedish […]

  • #40 Expat Superpowers

    Luis, who grew up in Spain, talks a bit about his birth country Costa Rica (watch out for alligators), swimming at Saltsjöbaden (fun to swim in, hard to say) and […]

  • #39 Fifty Dollars for 2 Boxes of Chex

    Sarah, from Wisconson, just wants a Target, good BBQ and affordable chocolate chips. Is that really too much to ask?

  • Podcast episode #38 Cinnamon Buns the Size of Your Head

    Welcome to the podcast for expats in Sweden! Today we chat with Nicole, from Massachusetts, about the terror of grocery shopping in another language, tricks for not having to speak, […]

  • #38 Cinnamon Buns the Size of Your Head

    Today we chat with Nicole, from Massachusetts, about the terror of grocery shopping in another language, tricks for not having to speak, recycling and Cinnamon Bun day!

  • 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 […]

  • #37 Superstitions and Air Raid Sirens

    Pinar, from Turkey, joins us on this week’s episode when we talk about superstitions, air raid sirens and chain restaurants that might or might not be Turkish.

  • Cafe Culture and Neighbors

    On this week’s episode of the podcast, Olga, from Ukraine, talks about Ukrainian vs. Swedish cafe culture, getting to know your neighbors through fake traditions, and the beauty of rules, […]

  • #36 Cafe Culture and Neighbors

    Olga, from Ukraine, talks about Ukrainian vs. Swedish cafe culture, getting to know your neighbors through fake traditions, and the beauty of rules, among other things.

  • #35 The Backpacker Who Moved to Sweden

    We talk with author Patrick Hamilton Walsh about his travels, how he found himself in Sweden, and his new book “Forgive Me, Sister.”

  • Season 2 of the podcast!

    We are back with season 2 of the “Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow” podcast! We’re back for Season 2 with a recap of our Swedish and […]

  • #34 Scuba, Starfish and Summer Camp

    We’re back for Season 2 with a recap of our Swedish and not-so Swedish summers. We discuss scuba diving with the metric system, the advantages of bathing caps and co-ed […]

  • #33 Swedes Explain – Crawfish parties

    You may have noticed the large number of crawfish napkins, plates, hats and lamps in every store lately. Well, on this summer edition of Swedes Explain, Tobias fills us in […]

  • Gotland – a different kind of island

    On this “Summer Edition – Swedes Explain” episode of the podcast, the Swede of the week, Jorun, tells us about the popular tourist destination of Gotland, an island in the […]

  • #32 Swedes Explain – Gotland

    Today’s Swede, Jorun, tells us about the popular tourist destination of Gotland, an island in the Baltic Sea.

  • West Coast!

    Looking for the right place in Sweden to relax on your summer vacation? Why not try the west coast? On this week’s summer edition of the podcast – “Swedes Explain,” […]

  • #31 Swedes Explain – West Coast Represent

    Looking for the right place in Sweden to relax on your summer vacation? Why not try the west coast? Isadora describes the idyllic scenery of spending a summer in this […]