Tagged: Stockholm

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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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103 Caviar Every Saturday

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
103 Caviar Every Saturday
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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?

#83 The Return of Akash

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

#76 Short Sportlov Special

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#76 Short Sportlov Special
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A quick check-in over the Swedish spring break/sport break holiday. What to do with kids when everything is closed? Eat...

#65 Season Finale – From Russia With Ice Cream

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#65 Season Finale - From Russia With Ice Cream
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Anna, from Russia, talks with us about Sweden’s taco problem, Stockholm vs. Gothenburg and about the only thing to look...

#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...

#55 Insects are Not Allowed as Food in Sweden

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#55 Insects are Not Allowed as Food in Sweden
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Patrick was born in Zimbabwe, raised in South Africa and now lives in Sweden. He really appreciates being here even...

#53 Can Sweets be Too Sweet?

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

#50 Red Wine and Gatorade

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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.

#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?

#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...

#22 The Stockholm Writers Festival

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#22 The Stockholm Writers Festival
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Catherine, the organizer of the Stockholm Writers Festival, talks to us about the upcoming festival, Valborg and Eurovision (yes, it’s...

#18 Get a Dog and Head for the Pub

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#18 Get a Dog and Head for the Pub
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Pull up a seat at the pub and listen to Patrick, from Dublin, tell stories of strange Finnish people and...

#17 Tapas are the Greatest Invention

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#17 Tapas are the Greatest Invention
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I ask Rosa, from Spain, to fill me in on how people in southern Europe can eat dinner so late...

#16 When Stairs Become Slides

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#16 When Stairs Become Slides
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This week I talk to Ola, from Poland, about dubbing shows in other languages, the difference in Polish names and...