The love for pets in Scandinavia

The love for pets in Scandinavia is almost fanatical. You walk across the streets in any city and it will be unlikely that you miss seeing someone walking alongside a dog. Of all the pets, dogs lead as a darling of the Scandinavians. They treat the dogs almost like or …

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Working in Sweden

Working in Sweden is a great milestone in the life of an expatriate. This is not because it assures someone of automatic success but provides an environment for workers to thrive. The level of motivation and labor protections for people working in Sweden is top notch. So, you who feels …

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Things to hate about Scandinavia

We often talk about the greatness of Scandinavia and why you should definitely move to live there. Today, we will be doing something a bit different. We will be mentioning some of the things that may make Scandinavia less attractive compared to some other European regions. It is perfectly okay …

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Goodbye Scandinavia

“Goodbye Scandinavia” may be the last thing that any expatriate wishes to say. Once you have lived in Scandinavia for a couple of months running to years, the system quickly sinks in. It means the emotional burden that comes when leaving is almost overwhelming. As part of the long process …

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How to get a job in Scandinavia

How to get a job is a worry for most people planning about moving abroad. In most cases, the actual decision to relocate to another country hinges on the high hopes of a better job and a fat salary among other benefits. Oftentimes by the time that a person decides …

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Norwegian Women

Norwegian women are not any ordinary group of random females. They are a true definition of what beauty can be. With their pretty looks, well-formed body contours and sharp blue eyes, an average Norwegian woman is strikingly beautiful and charming at the same time. Whether you come to Norway as …

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A Quick Overview of Iceland

The first time anyone hears the name Iceland, what comes to the mind is snow and ice. The brain quickly clicks that this must be an extremely cold country; a refrigerator of sorts. True to its name and whatever idea any one picks from it, Iceland is a cold country. …

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Getting friends in Sweden

Different people will give you all manner of experiences trying to make new friends in Sweden. Some will tell you the difficulty of breaking sociocultural barriers, embracing diversity and just being open minded. Honestly, even the most open-minded and easy going person arriving in Sweden for the first time will …

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Important Tips when applying for a job

Having a desire to join the job industry in Scandinavia is one thing and getting to actually work there is another.  For an expatriate, the thin line that separates the worlds  is a properly pitched application.  As the work environment continue to change, employers increasingly focus on the soft skills …

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Insurance in Sweden

Insurance in Sweden is not something to be taken lightly. Anyone who has travelled or lived in different laces understands that there are many risks that may occur. When such risks happen, it may drain your financials unless you have an insurance cover in force. When visiting Sweden, someone may …

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Myths, misconceptions and truths about living Abroad

It is not a easy decision to make for relocating abroad. Nonetheless, some compelling reasons make it inevitable to move. In fact, some people are always hesitant to take a leap into a new country but once they do, never look back again. Regardless of why someone decides to move, …

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Hacks for living longer in Scandinavia

After some period of stay in Scandinavia as a student, worker, visitor or whatever reasons, you may begin thinking about possibilities of remaining back for some time. Sometimes, people make the naïve mistake of just sitting back with expired immigration documents hoping that the authorities will understand it. No way! …

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Studying abroad without a scholarship

Every year, every month, in fact maybe each day, ambitious students cross the borders of their countries of birth to pursue an education. The students who apply to study aboard are pushed by the sheer desire to get the best education in dream universities. It is was their hope to …

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Getting a job in Sweden

Having a thriving career in Sweden is everyone’s wish as soon as they arrive there. One important thing that a newcomer in Sweden needs to know is that a having a job is always a key priority. interested in knowing more about Sweden? Just click here for more facts about …

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Housing in Norway

Having a roof over your head is one of the most important things in Norway. Before making any steps into studies, research, job seeking or whatever reasons take you to Norway, you will buy a house or secure an apartment. Anyone who has lived abroad will tell you that the …

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Tips for Getting a Job in Denmark

Getting at least a starting job in Denmark as fast as possible is the desire of every immigrant. At the point of deciding to move to Denmark, people re always unsure how things will unfold. Top in the list of worries is the possibility of not getting a source of …

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Interracial Dating and Relationships

Kenny Rodgers’ in his song “coward of the county” tells that “there is someone for everyone.” This line makes so much sense and meaning to immigrants who move into an entirely new society but still find love there. As you will be moving around the world, just trying to mind …

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Culture Shock in a new country

Culture shock is is an experience that almost every immigrant will experience in one way or the other. The moment you make the choice of leaving the comfort of your home country to check what other countries have to offer, getting culture shock comes along. Not every two things in …

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Getting to Live in Denmark

Getting to live in Denmark is a good opportunity and experience for anyone interested in having an international feel. In the wider Scandinavian region, Denmark stands out as highly agricultural and with so many job opportunities. in fact, there are always more jobs in Denmark than people who can work. …

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A Quick Expat Guide in Odense

Your experience in Denmark can never be complete without a visit or short stay in Odense. There is just so much in store for you in the city that was home to the prolific writer of the time, Hans Christian Andersen. Odense will surprise you with its unique historical and …

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Esbjerg, Denmark

In Southern Denmark lies the city of Esbjerg which opens up to the North Sea. Something that makes Esbjerg stand out is its port and the many institutions of higher learning around which make it more or less a student city. Nothing can be said about Esbjerg without the mention …

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Den Gyldne Okse – The Restaurant

There is nothing more exciting for a steak lover to eat steak in a historic building. Den Gyldne Okse is one of the best places in Viborg Denmark that undoubtedly offers one of the best steaks in the whole world. Regardless of the steak type you want, such as beef …

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How to get approval for a mortgage in Scandinavia?

In Scandinavia, it`s a strong culture of owning your own home but it might be tough for new citizens to get approval for a loan. The reason is that the banks are very regulated from the equivalent to the SEC after the financial crisis in 2007. Scandinavia navigated through the …

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Gettting friends in sweden

How to fit in as an expat in Sweden

When people move to Sweden, they often worry about not fitting in with the locals. I agree, this can be tricky at times. The people who live here are different from most other people in a lot of different ways. At the same time, we have many similarities. Today, we …

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