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The Swedish Chef

It’s only a matter of days until new students reach Lund and start their new adventure, I know you have a mix of feelings of enthusiasm, fear, joy, and longing. But don’t worry it will be a great chapter in your lives. I remember those days last year when I was planning my trip to Lund, and I only regret … Continue reading

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Glad Midsommar!

Hey hey! On Friday 23rd June it was Midsummer in Sweden, and so I thought I’d let you know how some friends and I celebrated. Five international students from my class (including me) were invited to a Swedish friend’s place in Lomma, a seaside town between Lund and Malmö that is best known for its beach. Through the day others … Continue reading

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Vinterlund: how Lund is preparing for cold and dark times

This weekend seems to be a beginning of a very important time in Sweden. Christmas is one of most important celebrations in the year and you will see that Swedes love their lights, stars and candles. Last Friday around 4pm the christmas tree in the city center was officially lit up. Weekend was filled with christmas related markets in center … Continue reading

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Kanelbullens Dag – The Cinnamon Bun Day :)

Today is Kanelbullens Dag or the Cinnamon Bun Day which gives us one more reason to enjoy the delicious cinnamon bun. It is often said that Swedes are sweet-toothed, but how can one not be, when you are surrounded with so many delicious cakes and pastries. The cinnamon bun has been one of the favorite pastries in Sweden since 1920s. … Continue reading

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Internship at UNDP: 2/5 done

Exactly two months ago, I landed in Istanbul and started my internship at UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub. Two months…  And other three months are still on the way. Honestly speaking, my feelings are pretty much controversial. First, the Turkish language sets barriers, and if you don’t speak at least a little bit, you will oversee a lot of interesting things … Continue reading

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Fika is the best thing in the world

I come from a country where coffee breaks are not given much importance, the three meals of the day are rather the ones that “count”. Here in Sweden, fika does not only mean coffee break but it is a whole concept and an important part of the day. During fika, people get the chance to socialize, drink coffee and eat … Continue reading

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