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Hilary lived two years in Norrland, Sweden (Northern Sweden) and fell in love with the country. She lives in Prague, Czechia and hopes to one day soon return to Sweden.

tyska church stockholm
Travel

On your first visit to Sweden, you might be overwhelmed by the sheer number of things that there are to see and do, so having a plan is helpful. To help you sketch out a killer schedule for your trip, here are just a handful of the unmissable sights and

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gambling
gambling

Sweden is home to some of the biggest European gambling groups – it has the Kindred Group, the company behind the well-known Unibet brand, and Betsson, a business covering several Nordic countries. Despite such major brands calling it home, Sweden’s local gambling market was a state monopoly – officially, at

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World Cup 2018 quarterfinals Sweden
Swedish Sports

Like Sweden? Are you a soccer (or football if you are in Europe) fan as well? Now is the time to tune in to the World Cup being held in Russia this year, as Sweden has made it to the quarterfinals! via GIPHY Sweden is moving on to the quarterfinals

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Swedish mediaSwedish music

Melodifestivalen 2018 kicked off on Saturday night! Melodifestivalen is the music competition where Sweden picks the performer that will represent them at Eurovision in Lisbon this year. This year’s competition started in Karlstad with the first semi-final and will travel around different cities, with the final being held at Friend’s Arena in

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How to say I love You in Swedish
Learn SwedishSwedish languageSwedish vocabulary

Jump Straight to the Infographic I recently found out that quite a few people want to know how to say I love you in Swedish. Always a useful and beautiful phrase to know. I thought it would be useful if I put together the ultimate blog post for romantic Swedish

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swedish proverbs products
New Products

A few weeks ago we added two new products to our shop! Now you can get a tote bag and mug with a bunch of Swedish proverbs! The tote bag is only $25 and is perfect for being green. Use this instead of a plastic bag at the grocery store. 

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Swedish Yellow Split Pea Soup
Swedish Recipes

Swedish yellow split pea soup, or Ärtsoppa, is a classic Swedish dish. It has been traditionally served on Thursdays in Sweden since the middle ages and is sometimes followed up with Swedish pancakes for dessert. This is a great, simple dish, with only a few ingredients and is perfect for a

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top swedish movies
Swedish mediaSwedish movies

One of my favorite ways to learn Swedish is to watch Swedish films. Because I don’t live in the country, I have to actively search for what to watch (not many Swedish films are advertised here). So, I went ahead and asked on Swedish Freak’s Facebook page, what is your

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lagom book giveaway
Contest

Do you know the power of lagom? Lagom, the special Swedish phrase that means “not too much, not too little, just right”. Lagom is a huge part of the Swedish culture. You will get the sense of it when you visit because everything is there is just, well, lagom! There

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