Tagged: swedish culture

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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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#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?

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#94 The Best Thing About Sweden is Pastry Traditions

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#94 The Best Thing About Sweden is Pastry Traditions
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Our guests today are from France, with a side of American. We talk winter and Lucia gear for kids, how to beat seasonal depression and getting your medical needs online.

Skokloster castle otherwise known as Rock Lobster Castle

#93 Rock Lobster Castle and Oops-sala

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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.

#91 Ville Volvo Vovve

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
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We talk to Emma, one of the creators of the new book from The Local, “Villa Volvo Vovve” and learn the real meanings of phrases that even Swedes don’t know!

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#88 Take a Chance

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#88 Take a Chance
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We speak to Ana from Mexico City, but this isn’t her first time living abroad. We also talk about learning Swedish through subway announcements & fun times on the icy driving course.

Fefferoni in Sweden

#87 Bionic Shakira

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#87 Bionic Shakira
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The expat hosts of the podcast talk about vaccines, Swedish problems and murder house shopping.

Summer Sweden

#86 Summertime tips

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

#82 – The Ultimate Guide to Umeå

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#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!

#81 The Laundry Episode

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#81 The Laundry Episode
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Today we have a great conversation with Sibo, from Zimbabwe, about how some days you think you’re moving to Australia...

#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...

#79 Knives and Costco Rumors

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#79 Knives and Costco Rumors
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Julian, from Winnipeg, talks to us about Småland, Costco rumors and what to bring when you move to another country.

#77 Cash, Card or Gold?

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#77 Cash, Card or Gold?
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We talk to Tamara, who just arrived 4 months ago. She’s lived in Bosnia, Libya, UK and Dubai! How does...