Expat Blog

Cultural exchange: 10 tips on how to make friends with your Swedish neighbors

Posted by Lena on Jun 20, 2017 11:09:00 AM

When you move to Sweden one if the first things you will miss is your network of friends, family, neighbors and colleagues. New ones will replace old ones. One of the fantastic things about the move is to discover new people in your life and also discover new things about yourself in the company of your new friends. You will change the topics that may have become a bit of a broken record at home for new ones.

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Topics: Swedish Culture, Moving to Sweden

Expat blog about life in Sweden

Posted by staff alexander on Jun 13, 2017 8:59:00 AM

On our website we have a new section called Expat stories so our clients and others can read about expats already living here. As this blogger tries to demystify life in Sweden I often have a good laugh when I read her pieces. I wanted to share one with you.

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Topics: Swedish Culture, Moving to Sweden

“Shared apartments" in Stockholm – let the buyer beware!

Posted by staff alexander on May 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

keysMoving staff to Stockholm has one major challenge - the housing market. Many within HR find themselves spending a disproportionate amount of time talking about and searching for housing as well as negotiating with landlords, especially if the company policy is that expats should be taking care of housing themselves.

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Topics: HR, Moving to Sweden

Do you live in Sweden already? If yes, you are born under a lucky star!

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Feb 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Life  in Sweden as an expat is blissfully wonderful according to the Economist as it places Sweden is in the top five countries for quality of life. The Nordic countries as a whole have not only escaped the social problems facing typical Americans, but those in central Europe as well. 

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Topics: Living in Sweden, Moving to Sweden

Newcomer’s guide to Temporary Accommodation in Sweden

Posted by staff alexander on Jul 16, 2015 6:03:48 PM

Newcomer’s guide to Temporary Accommodation in Sweden

The most common challenges to finding temporary accommodation in Sweden are

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Topics: Relocation to Sweden, HR, Moving to Sweden