‘Dalarna stole my heart’: 16 reasons to visit Sweden’s winter gem

‘Dalarna stole my heart’: 16 reasons to visit Sweden’s winter gem

When we asked The Local’s readers for their best winter memories of Dalarna in the heart of Sweden, you had plenty to say. “There are many places in the world I love but Dalarna stole my heart completely,” one reader told us. From cross-country skiing and dog sledding to tips for reinvigorating your mind, here's your guide to the best of this region in winter.

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

International careers: six leadership lessons from six top CEOs

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

The fast-growing Swedish city attracting global talent

‘A real eye-opener’: the Swedish university future-proofing careers

‘A real eye-opener’: the Swedish university future-proofing careers

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Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Studying in Sweden: seven tips for perfecting your application letter

Thinking of applying to study at a Swedish university? You’ve got a lot to consider. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Narmina Guseinova, an international student at Stockholm University and digital ambassador for Study in Sweden, to bring you seven tips for writing a successful application letter.

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

Winter escapes: treat yourself with a trip to the ‘Venice of the north’

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

How to become a Lord or Lady (and help save the Scottish Highlands)

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

Meet the international entrepreneurs making Stockholm’s neighbourhoods vibrant

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Working in Sweden: five reasons to protect your income

Working in Sweden: five reasons to protect your income

Uncertainty is a fact of life even at the best of times and much of what we thought was certain or secure has proven to have shaky foundations over the past couple of years. Long-term unemployment in Sweden recently hit a record level of 190,000, while tens of millions of jobs have been lost worldwide due to the pandemic.

Here’s how to learn Swedish if you have a medical degree

Here’s how to learn Swedish if you have a medical degree

Swedish schools: a day in the life of an international boarding student

Swedish schools: a day in the life of an international boarding student

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Sweden tightens Covid-19 testing guidelines for international arrivals

Sweden tightens Covid-19 testing guidelines for international arrivals

Everyone who has visited a non-Nordic country in the last week before travelling to Sweden is urged to get tested for Covid-19 as soon as possible after arriving.

EXPLAINED: Who should get a Covid-19 test in Sweden?

EXPLAINED: Who should get a Covid-19 test in Sweden?

What are the new rules for travel between Sweden and the UK?
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What are the new rules for travel between Sweden and the UK?

Covid booster shots in Sweden: Who can get them and how to book

Covid booster shots in Sweden: Who can get them and how to book

Two new cases of Omicron Covid variant discovered in Sweden

Two new cases of Omicron Covid variant discovered in Sweden

Two new cases of the Omicron variant, first detected in South Africa on November 9th, have been discovered in tests taken less than a week ago from residents of the Stockholm region. Those affected had recently returned from South Africa.

Swedish word of the day: röra

Swedish word of the day: röra

UPDATED: Which events will require Sweden’s new vaccine pass?
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UPDATED: Which events will require Sweden’s new vaccine pass?

READERS REVEAL: Five tricks for winning the apartment hunt in Sweden
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READERS REVEAL: Five tricks for winning the apartment hunt in Sweden

The best tips always come from those who've been there, done that. The Local's readers share their top tactics for successfully finding, viewing and buying your first apartment in Sweden.

Buying vs renting in Sweden: Which is best?
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Buying vs renting in Sweden: Which is best?

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

In many companies across Sweden, English is the working language, but understanding at least some Swedish will serve you well in the search for a job.

Eight essential Swenglish words the world should adopt right now
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Eight essential Swenglish words the world should adopt right now

How Denmark plans to attract more workers from Sweden

How Denmark plans to attract more workers from Sweden

A new cross-border collaboration to match Swedish job seekers with Danish employers aims to solve the late-pandemic labour crises in both countries.

Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now
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Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now

Nine spooky spots and ghosts around haunted Sweden
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Nine spooky spots and ghosts around haunted Sweden

As the days grow darker and the Swedish weather chillier, The Local lists some of the most haunted places in the Nordic country to help you get into the Halloween spirit.

COMPARE: What Covid rules are in place for the ski season across Europe?
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COMPARE: What Covid rules are in place for the ski season across Europe?

Cinnamon Bun Day: Six sticky facts about Sweden’s beloved bun

Cinnamon Bun Day: Six sticky facts about Sweden’s beloved bun

Franco-Austrian Covid jab under EU review

Franco-Austrian Covid jab under EU review

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Franco-Austrian biotech company Valneva is being assessed by the European Medicines Agency with a view to roll it out. The EU has already ordered close to 60 million doses.

Danish Oscar hopeful sketches human face of Afghan refugee crisis

Danish Oscar hopeful sketches human face of Afghan refugee crisis

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REVEALED: Why Covid rates in some Swiss cantons are ‘five times’ higher

REVEALED: Why Covid rates in some Swiss cantons are ‘five times’ higher

Who will France’s traditional right-wing party chose to challenge Macron?

Who will France’s traditional right-wing party chose to challenge Macron?

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