Category Archives: Swedish culture and traditions

A different Sunday afternoon

Hi people, it’s already october in Sweden. Exams are nearby (sorry for the reminder) and we are still able to enjoy sunny weather, enjoy while you can! I wanted to write this post to talk about what I did last Sunday. As I am from Spain, you might know that football is a pretty big thing in my country. And … Continue reading

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Learn Swedish for free in Sweden

Though there are not many things you get for cheap, learning Swedish comes free. ūüėÄ Thanks to Swedish for Immigrants (SFI) course provided by Lunds Kommun, now I can understand and speak my initial words in Swedish. If you are a master‚Äôs student for more than a year, the Swedish government offers free SFI courses to learn Swedish. This gives … Continue reading

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Holidays with Swedish family.

As mentioned in my last post this post will be about Swedish¬†hospitality. When you are far from home the behaviour and affection you get from people¬†around you keeps you going. Seeing so many people leaving to spend summer at home made me feel a little homesick but I had plans for summer one of which was to visit my Swedish … Continue reading

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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 Malm√∂. As Sweden‚Äôs third biggest city, … Continue reading

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Reflections: SUDes Ambassadorship, China & a Life in Lund

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Hey hey! After a little over a year of being SUDes Ambassador, this will be my last post, and I will use it to FINALLY post that China gallery I’ve been promising on every post, and reflect upon my time here. Buckle up, it’s a long one, but I promise it’ll be worth it!¬†

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Housing Review

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Following the last posts aiming to support the new students in their search for housing, I will briefly compare my several experiences in Lund. I hope, those of you deciding which type of housing suits them better find it useful. Though the choice is limited and the situation remains quite complicated, try not to compromise the quality of your life … Continue reading

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Sauna

As mentioned from Irma spring is coming and the days are getting warmer. So it was the last chance for me to experience one of the most famous Swedish free time activities: Enjoying a hot sauna when it is cold outside. Of course, you can go to a sauna the whole year but when you are already sweating before you … Continue reading

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Thesis half time

It’s been now more than 10 weeks ago since I started my thesis and the good news is that I feel like that half of my work is done. Only a couple of more experiments to do before I can finally plan a sensory analysis. After that there is just some wrapping up issues, like preparing the opponent role for … Continue reading

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Skissernas Night!

Hey hey! Last night (Friday) in Lund was Skissernas Night! “What is that??” you ask? It is a night of workshops, live music, food, drinks, and general cultural engagement that is free to enter and enjoy at Skissernas Museum, the university’s Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art situated across the grass from the main university library, that happens usually … Continue reading

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Semla

Hallo Lovely people Today is Fettisdagen, it is the day all swedish celeberate the semla. It is the last celebratory feast before the Christian fasting period of Lent. In the past, Semla was a simple bun soaked in hot milk, nowdays it is a small wheat flour bun, flavoured with cardamom and filled with almond paste and whipped cream. Semla … Continue reading

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