Category Archives: Swedish culture and traditions

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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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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Pratar du svenska?/ Do you speak Swedish?

If you are new here, I assume you have no previous knowledge of the Swedish language and that is okay. Almost all Swedes speak English and it comes very naturally to most of them if they hear you are not from here. At the faculty especially, everyone speaks very good English, since science, of course, it is mostly discussed in English. However, I … Continue reading

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Reverse culture shock

Reminiscing about the time when I first moved to Sweden, I am trying to think of the elements of life that came as a culture shock to me. I believe there were a few, however when you move to a country like Sweden where everything runs efficiently and is organized to excellence, adjusting to a new life gets much easier. … Continue reading

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What the heck?

Although it is Monday it feels like last week has never ended. It’s because I was a hacker on a food hack the entire weekend. Since I am also doing my Master’s thesis now there was not much time to prepare so I didn’t even know that a hacker is not only an illegal job for nerds. But it turns … Continue reading

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