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Erasmus blog Stockholm

  • Guide to survive (financially) in Sweden: Searching for a Job

    The truth is that, for any Erasmus student, money is one of the things that will worry you the most, as well as being a recurrent conversation topic. We are in crisis, we are students, and etc and etc. Although this is a problem that concerns to every Erasmus student,...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • The Swedish architecture

    This topic is one of the most fascinating to me, the architecture. And in Sweden have lived thousands of different tribes and cultures. One example of this is Stockholm, it is fascinating to see how the architecture, the buildings and the streets change from one area of...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • The Swedish punctuality, tick, tack, tick, tack!

    A word that was unknown to me until I lived in Sweden, punctuality. Every day I must run to get the bus, the train or the tram. It always happens me the same, since here they always run on time, exactly on the minute. What I have never seen before is that the urban...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • Swedish bank account

    I have previously talked about the problems that Swedish currency, the Swedish kronas implies and also about the changing values that it has regarding the euro. Now, I am going to explain here how to open a Swedish bank account following the information that my...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • Sigtuna, the Viking town

    If you want to enjoy a trip to a small Viking town, this is your place. Sigtuna is located only one hour from Stokholm and it is one of the oldest Viking places in all Sweden. In order to get there, you must take the Pendeltag, that is, the commuter train to the station...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • Talking about stereotypes: the Swedish

    If you think for 15 seconds about the word Sweden, what does it come into your mind? Surely, the most common and well - known stereotypes will struck into your mind. The Spanish society started to stereotype this Nordic country at the end of the 60s and the 70s. Films...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • Poverty in Sweden

    Interestingly, this is a question that my visitors always ask me... Is there much poverty in Sweden? Actually, there is not much poverty, and if there is some, it is much less than in other places. Sweden is a welfare country and that means that they care more for...

    0 by Esther, one year ago
  • Swedish Supermarkets

    ICA ICA is without a doubt one of the most expensive supermarkets in Stockholm. The quality is quite good, and these are always big supermarkets where you can find all kinds of products. They are all over the city, so you won't have any problems finding one. The...

    0 by fiona jasmine, 2 years ago
  • A Short Account of Stockholm Trip

    Stockholm We took our bus from Oslo and in 8 hours reached our next and final destination of our Second small Euro Tour- Stockholm. The accommodation we took was quite away from the centre, and when we reached there, the snowfall was waiting for us. It was colder than...

    0 by Saba, 2 years ago
  • Stockholm: the city that will change your life forever

    Stockholm was the destination I chose for my Erasmus experience. There were many reasons why I picked this city and not any other one in Europe. I was studying Swedish at university (so at least I could practice the language in that country, which at that time were...

    0 by Danae, 2 years ago
  • More things about Riga

    Central Market of the city is one of the most impressive things I saw in Riga. It was so huge and then you can find all kinds of products: from fish to meat and drinks. It is in a very traditional way and I realized that now we overuse plastic and bricks to keep...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Monuments in Riga

    Riga is the biggest city in the Baltic countries and the most active in art, culture… It has some very beautiful and medieval streets where I recommend you to lost in. It was one of the things I love the most. Anyway, you have very different places to visit, specially...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Friendly Fun Franks Hostel

    In the city center of Riga is this hostel, triple F! for me it was one of the best thing in Riga. When we arrive there, they invited us to drink a free beer about 500 ml. It was so good. Also was good to keep in a luggage room all our stuff the last day. But the best in...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Riga

    Riga is in the middle of the Baltic Countries, it is the capital city of Letonia. Riga’s national day is 18 November, when we start our trip there for three days. It started with a kind of military exposition and it was so exiting to see the soldiers, military cars,...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • TALLIN

    Tallin is the capital city of Estonia, yes, the in the baltic countries, the one in the up part. Also it is UNESCO World Heritage and it is in the coast. In the past it was part of Russia, the neighboord country and comunist one. It is a city very medieval and no so...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Scandinavian novels

    I have been speaking of Stieg Larsson while talking about crime novels because he is the most famous icon of the Swedish novel, and I wanted you to have an idea about what this concept means. However, it is true that he is not the only one and either the best. The...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Official language exams: TOEFL

    TOEFL exam refers to Test of English as a Foreing Language. It is similar to the exams of Cambridge: FIRST and ADVANCE in the way they work. They are formed by four different parts: writing, listening, speaking and reading. But the main difference you have to learn...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Official language exams: DELF

    In French language you also can find some oficial exams, as for example DELF. It is le diploma d´etudes en langue française. Everybody can get it if is not from a francophone country. This exam has very different levels within. You can get A1 or A2: both of them are...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Official language exams: CAE

    It is also a Cambridge exam of English language, especially British one. It is very similar as FCE but the level is superior, it is C1 in the common European reference, advance certificate of English. It is formed as well by 4 different parts: writing, reading, speaking...

    0 by J., 9 years ago
  • Official language exams: FCE

    FIRST CERTIFICATE, as well known as FCE is an oficial exam from Cambridge University and if you pass it means you have B2 in common Europe level. It is formed by 4 different parts: writing, reading, speaking and listening. It cost different prices depending on the...

    0 by J., 9 years ago

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