Tag: train

  • The new subway cars are here! The new subway cars are here!

    I may be a little late to this news, because as I mentioned a couple of posts back, there’s been NOWHERE to go and NOTHING to do, so I haven’t […]

  • #65 Season Finale – From Russia With Ice Cream

    Anna, from Russia, talks with us about Sweden’s taco problem, Stockholm vs. Gothenburg and about the only thing to look forward to this summer – ice cream.

  • Second class riff-raff

    I went to Malmö, in southern Sweden, by train last weekend. My husband had a work trip, so I decided to tag along. However, his work paid for a first […]

  • Just because I SOUND like a caveman…

    This past weekend, I took a shortcut past a brand new tram stop that had not yet opened. A very confused looking woman asked me in Swedish when the next […]

  • Noisy neighbors

    In Stockholm, there are laws about how close apartments can be built to a highway because of noise pollution. Buildings with apartments from before the law that are already too […]

  • The nice train

    Today I learned about “Snälltåget,” or “The Nice Train” in English. I think it’s been around for a while, but I only happened to notice it because of a coupon […]

  • Nap time

    I was reading an article in the paper earlier this week about activities on the subway.  Five people were polled regarding what they like to do while riding the subway. […]

  • Wednesday Morning Subway Ride -or- How Diseases Are Spread

    A little re-cap of my Wednesday morning subway ride: 7:31- Trapped in crowded subway tube next to child coughing up a lung. Apparently a side effect from all that coughing […]

  • Madness

    In case you don’t live in Stockholm and were wondering what it was like earlier this week to fight off half a million people for buses when they shut down […]