Tag Archives: Holidays

Swedish Travels

Some of you might be curious to discover parts of Sweden before your studies this autumn, so in this post, I will be sharing a few of my travel highlights and budget friendly ways to get there. The first city you are most likely to pass if you travel by train from Copenhagen is Malmö. As Sweden’s third biggest city, … Continue reading

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Swedish Summer

Hi, it’s me again, Inez! Continuing my introduction post, I was talking about how nice it is to do outdoor activities during the summer in Sweden. In this post, I will give some images about places around Skåne which is really nice to visit. Firstly, my pretty regular activities are watching the sunset. Helsingborg is a nice place to enjoy … Continue reading

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Glad Midsommar!

Lund is quieter now with many students away for the summer, but still vibrant, with a calendar full of events. Check out all the events scheduled at Sommarlund, for example! Last Friday, I celebrated Midsommarafton (Midsommar’s Eve) with a couple of friends at Kulturen, an open air museum with various well-preserved historic buildings, gardens, as well as a traditional indoor exhibition. … Continue reading

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SUDes Goes to Sichuan, China!

Hey hey! I’ll have to be ‘brief’ because I’m jetlagged to death. From October 6-15th, SUDes 2nd years were in Chengdu, Sichuan, China for a collaborative workshop with students from Southwest Jiaotong University. As well as being an amazing work opportunity, it was an incredible experience on its own. The biggest pro for the trip, however, is that it was … Continue reading

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Could it be Eid outside your home??

These days all Muslims celebrate Eid Aladha, which lasts for 4 days and where people usually fast the day before Eid and eat together at sunset, at morning next day they go to the mosque for a prayer and to greet each other. All this was memories for me as I thought it is hard to feel the occasion outside … Continue reading

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Holiday in Sweden

When studying abroad, you should take the opportunity to explore the country during the holiday. Since the summer break is around three months long, there is enough time for an extended tour. Together with two friends, I had a road trip around the southern part of Sweden, which included cities like Gothenburg, Karlstad, Uppsala, Stockholm, Jönköping and many more. A … Continue reading

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“Winter” break

Hey you guys, You may find the title strange since it is summer in the North Hemisphere, but where I come from, Brazil, it is winter now. Let’s just say that winter in Rio is warmer than summer in Sweden (and let’s leave it at that :D). I have been going to the beach almost everyday and also went to … Continue reading

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Longing for arrival day.

Hello there! We know you are excited to arrive at Lund. The waiting can be a bit overwhelming when you start to think of all the things you need to prepare and get done before finally starting this new experience. But here is an advice, relax and enjoy your summer break. All the other new students are feeling the same … Continue reading

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Back home

I just had three weeks of holidays back home in my beloved Netherlands. Of course it’s always great to see my friends and family, but I came to notice that there’s one thing in particular that I missed and which makes me a bad Dutchman living abroad. My beloved bicycle, which is stored safely, could finally go on the road again. … Continue reading

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