This school holiday week is between Autumn and Winter and the tradition comes from many years ago during the "potatislov", when children stayed at home to help pick up potatoes.
Midsommar, what? A truly unique celebration in SwedenJune Low
It’s the 24th of June 2022 and somehow you’ve found yourself here in Sweden - what do you do? The answer is simple - You celebrate midsommar, of course.
A day out in SkansenMartin Sahlin
One of the first things after coming to Stockholm that Aastha Rohilla did was to visit Skansen with her buddy group at Stockholm University. Read her story here.
Glad påsk – What Swedish Easter is all aboutJune Low
By: Kornelia Januszewska Walking around Stockholm, it doesn't take a genius to realize that Easter is getting closer day by day. Shops’ displays are filling up with yellow chicks, colorful eggs and widely-smiling bunnies - typical, you could say, of Easter symbols. But least you forget, this is Sweden. And the way [...]
Taking a winter break to visit the Stockholm archipelagoJune Low
I'm here to prove that winter can be a great time to explore Stockholm archipelago as a student!
How to Celebrate Christmas like a Swede!sophia
Consider it an early Christmas gift from me to you!
Top 5 Festive Christmas Foods You Have to Try in StockholmDan Johansson
Julmust is probably the worst enemy of Coca-Cola in Sweden around the holidays since it swipes all the soda glory.
Stockholm Winter Bucket List: 7 Fun Things To DoJune Low
Make the most out of the winter in Stockholm with these fun activities!
St. Lucia’s Day for the first time was one of the most mesmerizing experiences everDan Johansson
It had a spiritual effect, something that is hypnotic but beautiful and transcendent at the same time.
Stockholm is Burning – Why Stockholm is Right for You as an LGBT Studentsophia
There are many reasons as to why Stockholm is the best city for LGBT students.
How To Plan Your Northern Lights Adventure From StockholmJune Low
By: Valerija Denaityte Northern lights - or aurora borealis - are one of the most spectacular natural sights one can see in their lifetime, and you're in luck because Swedish Lapland is known for having a fair amount of northern lights every year. Location, location, location As suspected, [...]
A December Weekend Trip From Stockholm to TallinnJune Low
Guilty of spontaneously booking a trip to another city when in real life you should be studying? A trip to Tallinn, in Estonia from Stockholm is perfect!
What to Expect From the Spring Semester in Stockholmsophia
Even though the second part of the academic year in Sweden is called “spring semester”, the semester begins in January when Stockholm is about as far away from spring as it gets.
Catching the Warmth: Must-Do Activities Before Wintersophia
By: Valerija Denaityte Stockholm summers tend to be a mix of different kinds of weather: ranging from rain to drought, cool winds to summer breezes, it has it all. But there’s a consensus to be drawn, and that’s that winter tends to be tedious for a lot of people in the city. Whether you’ve [...]
Stockholm’s Event CalendarDan Johansson
Stockholm City's Event Calendar Go find something you like in there!
My 6 Favorites: The Different Faces of Stockholmsophia
By: Lisa Jeuck Stockholm is, without a doubt, a very versatile city. From modern to old, from posh to hipster – Stockholm has it all. In the following, you’ll get to know my favourite faces of Sweden’s capital, but be sure: there is so much more to see! [...]