State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell

During the Corona pandemic the Swedish physician, state epidemiologist and member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Anders Tegnell, has become world famous. He has a degree in medicine has served as an AT physician while specializing on infectious diseases. He also has a masters degree in epidemiology. Since 2014 Tegnell is working asContinue reading “State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell”

Effects of the Corona virus in Sweden

The Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) is monitoring the development of the Corona virus closely. They consider the risk of infection spreading in Sweden as very high. The Swedish Government listens carefully to the advice and expertise of the Public Health Agency of Sweden, and are making necessary adjustments almost every day. Their main focus isContinue reading “Effects of the Corona virus in Sweden”

Swedes living abroad

Are you a Swede living or studying abroad? Are you travelling the world? Either you’re about to move, travel, study or just visit for a while, you might feel the need to get in touch with other Swedes. There are both groups to join and lots of website with helpful information. Online groups and websitesContinue reading “Swedes living abroad”

Gothenburg Horse Show

Gothenburg Horse Show is considered to be one of the most prestigious and best indoor horse-shows in the world. The event has been reoccuring every year since the first show in 1977. Since then, over 3 million visitors have visited this amazing event in Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden. Gothenburg Horse Show is a spectacular sportsContinue reading “Gothenburg Horse Show”

Falu red

There is this certain color, a very specific red nuance, which is called “Falu red”, or Faluröd. The red paint is mainly used for exteriors and is usually used for small cottages and/or summer houses. You’ve probably seen pictures of idyllic Swedish cottages with a white wooden fence and white house knots. Usually there areContinue reading “Falu red”