Swedish Semla

To all my American friends and readers, I would like to introduce…Semla! Well, okay, I don’t really care about the significance of Fat Tuesday or Easter, I’m not really religious, sorry mom! But, I was able to scarf down a ton of semla, which is a wheat cardamom-spiced bun which is essentially like a whoopie… Read more

Hello, Stockholm!

I really love it here at the University of Gothenburg, my communication classes have been a real joy so far, I’ve found that my teachers are all very warm and accepting. It feels way more connected than my American University classes I’ve had, you definitely call your professors by their first name most of the time. I really like… Read more

Swedish Food, American Gluttony

So all this cold weather has made me feel extremely gluttonous at times, so I have been doing a lot of chowing down, so maybe I can use my blubber as warmth. I really hate it, but whatever, especially when cinnamon rolls are available almost everywhere, and you know what a fresh piece of cooked… Read more

The Fun Has Arrived!

Välkommen! Hello! A few miserably long plane ride…and a few days of recovery, I am now in Sweden! I’m already freezing my butt off in my little apartment. I’m so glad that everyone in Gothenburg seems to speak English, and really well too, you would hardly even know these people didn’t speak English as their… Read more