Two weeks ago I arrived at Stockholm University to pick up the keys to my new home for the next 6 months. While making my way to my accommodation from … Continue Reading The land of IKEA doesn’t disappoint!
So just over a year ago, my two friends and I made the life-changing decision to go on exchange. That was the easy part. The tough part was picking a … Continue Reading Exchange in Jonkoping
Hej hej! Exactly 2 weeks ago, I touched down in Europe for the first time! For someone who’s only travelled around Asia, being on the other side of the world … Continue Reading Exchange in IKEA Land
If you’re not a fan of meeting people from across the world, swimming in wide open lakes, exploring forests, living in a town rich with history- I’d recommend avoiding Uppsala. … Continue Reading Hej från Sverige!
I had been told that the first fews day of Global Exchange are tough – being in a new country, finding your way around and making new friends is always daunting. … Continue Reading Hello Uppsala!
On January 16th 2016, I left Sydney to pursue a five-month exchange in Stockholm, Sweden, followed by two months of independent travel around Europe. Prior to this trip, the longest … Continue Reading Stockholm, my second home.
I still vividly remember the day I arrived at Uppsala Central Station. It was 3am,-25 degrees, everything was closed and the streets were paved in snow. As I looked around, … Continue Reading Studying in Uppsala – A Local’s Tale
Roy Lochhead- Student ID- 11655014 DAB I arrived in Stockholm early January… and it was cold as shit. The next day I caught a 4-hour bus to the domicile which … Continue Reading Svierge
As i write this, i can’t stop but reflect on the great memories i’ve had in the past 5 months, and how quickly it’s gone by. Luckily for me, i’d … Continue Reading Am i a Swede yet?
Uppsala is the 4th biggest city in Sweden and the biggest student town, located only an hour out of the capital city Stockholm. I arrived in mid January and boy … Continue Reading Exchange in Uppsala
When I first left Sydney it was a sunny 44 degree day; 24 hours later – I was standing in deep snow in -18 degrees, waiting for the bus to … Continue Reading Snowy Sverige – Uppsala livin’
My exchange experience in Sweden began, not in Stockholm, but in the town of Lulea, in the far north of the country, in the middle of winter. The sun only … Continue Reading Hej hej from Stockholm, Sweden!
Coming to Uppsala, Sweden at the start of August was a shock. I’d just been backpacking around Eastern Europe for three weeks and seeing two countries every week. All of … Continue Reading From ghost town to party town
After arriving in Stockholm just a little over a month ago, it was surprising to see how little I knew about the country i’d be spending my semester abroad in. With … Continue Reading Stockholm – The land of IKEA, meatballs and … vikings?
It has been more than a month since I’ve arrived at Uppsala, Sweden as part of the exchange program at Uppsala universitet, yet there hasn’t been a single day where … Continue Reading A month at Uppsala, Sweden: First impressions.
Every day that passes sees the sun set at a distinctly earlier time than its predecessor. I have witnessed the beauty of a European summer and as September marches to … Continue Reading Winter is coming…