Tag: Swedish

  • #45 What Does the Swede Say?

    To celebrate our one-year anniversary of the podcast, we turn the tables this week and talk to a Swede! Available anywhere you get your podcasts and at the following links! […]

  • #44 Turn at the Robot

    On this week’s expat podcast episode, Samantha, from South Africa, runs Stockholm Girl Gone International, an online group for expat tips and meetups. We talk language mistakes, getting out of […]

  • Podcast episode 43 – Don’t Shake the Baby!

    On this week’s podcast… Jarrett, from Calgary, thinks you people are WEAK! You want to see a real winter? Come to Calgary! (He also shares some expat stories from when […]

  • #43 Don’t Shake the Baby

    Jarrett, from Calgary, thinks you people are WEAK! You want to see a real winter? Come to Calgary. He also shares some expat stories from when he was a villain […]

  • 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 […]

  • #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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • #32 Swedes Explain – Gotland

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

  • #30 Swedes Explain – Charter Trips

    Former guest, half Swede/half Brit Sandy, explains why Swedes love to go on charter trips as well as her experience working for one and the odd things that Swedes request.

  • Swedes Explain: Midsommar

    Today on the podcast, we ask Erik to discuss the flavors of Midsommar – new potatoes, strawberries and pickled herring. And then we discuss how to get rid of those […]

  • #29 Swedes Explain – Midsommar, Schnapps and Strawberries

    We discuss the flavors of Midsommar with Erik – new potatoes, strawberries and pickled herring. And then we discuss how to get rid of those flavors with a bit of […]