Planning on moving to Sweden sometime soon? Congratulations – it’s a beautiful country with one of the world’s highest standards of living. Swedes also have their own way of doing things. We’ve put together a short list to give you a heads up and a chance to practise before moving to Sweden.
I moved to Sweden 20 years ago on what was supposed to be an 18 month contract with Mobil Oil. But you know how life can go – young and single in a fantastic city like Stockholm. I’m still here! – Unsurprisingly, it’s love that’s kept me.
Sweden is a beautiful country and offers an enormous range of winter and summer amenities and activities. The country also has a rather extreme climate and Swedes have their own way of doing things so you need to prepare. Here’s a helpful pack list for moving to Sweden.
If you’re interested in learning Swedish, make SFI your first port of call.
It’s easy and normal to take benefits for granted when you are used to them. However, many of the work benefits which Swedish employees enjoy are unheard of in other countries, let alone considered standard. These include both benefits guaranteed by Swedish law and discretionary company benefits.
It might seem like an odd subject to start with but my first blog post in this series is about laundry rooms, which are probably the most common causes of arguments in apartment buildings.