Värmland and Östmark: A Rural Sweden

Last weekend, I went with my host family to visit Sara's father in Värmland, a rural part of Sweden in the west, fairly close to Norway. We stayed in the guest house that Sara's father built himself, and the whole weekend was extremely beautiful weather. It was the first real feeling of spring (which interestingly …

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Study Tour: London

Last week was my study tour with my Core Course to London. We spent six days in the city, touring historic areas and museums and eating some really good food. As a destination, London was such an amazing experience for me, since it has captured my fictional imagination since I was a child. From Harry …

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Melodifestivalen and Semla Day!

This Saturday was the first week of Melodifestivalen, the Swedish preliminary competition to see who will represent the country at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. It's six weeks of over-the-top music and very interesting performances, voting is open to the entire country, and it's honestly a pretty big deal here (especially in the queer community). …

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