My Swedish Career: How an ultimate frisbee league is creating community in Sweden

My Swedish Career: How an ultimate frisbee league is creating community in Sweden

After moving to Sweden from the UK hoping to find a better work-life balance, Erin Brownbill initially struggled to meet people and strike up friendships in her new country. However, she found a community through a sport she loved – ultimate frisbee.

My Swedish Career: How Covid extended my stay in Sweden – but opened up a new career path

My Swedish Career: How Covid extended my stay in Sweden – but opened up a new career path

My Swedish Career: ‘We wanted to make Lapland accessible to those with disabilities’

My Swedish Career: ‘We wanted to make Lapland accessible to those with disabilities’

My Swedish Career: ‘Food is a very strong vehicle for connecting people’

My Swedish Career: ‘Food is a very strong vehicle for connecting people’

My Swedish Career: ‘You need to win the hearts of the Swedish people to be able to succeed’

My Swedish Career: ‘You need to win the hearts of the Swedish people to be able to succeed’

‘I want to build a bridge between newcomers and Swedish society’

‘I want to build a bridge between newcomers and Swedish society’

My Swedish Career: ‘The immigration process was a huge bummer’

My Swedish Career: ‘The immigration process was a huge bummer’

‘I started in Sweden from zero, and it’s not easy’

‘I started in Sweden from zero, and it’s not easy’

My Swedish Career: ‘Every day in Sweden feels like a holiday’

My Swedish Career: ‘Every day in Sweden feels like a holiday’

My Swedish Career: ‘There’s more to Sweden than just the big cities’

My Swedish Career: ‘There’s more to Sweden than just the big cities’

‘We are working in an industry that is coming to reality as we speak’

‘We are working in an industry that is coming to reality as we speak’

‘I came to Sweden from America to write my own Scandi noir novel’

‘I came to Sweden from America to write my own Scandi noir novel’

‘I’ve built a career around making jokes to Swedes about themselves’

‘I’ve built a career around making jokes to Swedes about themselves’

‘There are people in Sweden who can open doors for you – just look for them’

‘There are people in Sweden who can open doors for you – just look for them’

‘I wrote a book about my Nazi grandparents – but it’s also a universal tale’

‘I wrote a book about my Nazi grandparents – but it’s also a universal tale’

‘I started my business to give Swedes a more nuanced image of France’

‘I started my business to give Swedes a more nuanced image of France’

‘A wrong turn took me deep into Sweden’s startup world’

‘A wrong turn took me deep into Sweden’s startup world’

‘Don’t wait until you’re fluent to speak Swedish. You have the right to practise’

‘Don’t wait until you’re fluent to speak Swedish. You have the right to practise’

‘Singing brings people together and can change the world’

‘Singing brings people together and can change the world’

‘Coming to Sweden it felt like we were on holiday, every day’

‘Coming to Sweden it felt like we were on holiday, every day’

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

‘I moved to Sweden after dreaming about it, and haven’t looked back’

‘I moved to Sweden after dreaming about it, and haven’t looked back’

‘The moment you think you’ve got it, you haven’t’

‘The moment you think you’ve got it, you haven’t’

My Swedish Career: Seven inspiring interviews to read in 2019

My Swedish Career: Seven inspiring interviews to read in 2019

My Swedish Career: How falling ill inspired this Canadian’s start-up in Sweden

My Swedish Career: How falling ill inspired this Canadian’s start-up in Sweden

‘In Sweden I discovered a new country and rediscovered my own’

‘In Sweden I discovered a new country and rediscovered my own’

‘Sweden is not the paradise society everyone imagines: it’s more real’

‘Sweden is not the paradise society everyone imagines: it’s more real’

‘I find comfort in Swedish culture because I know it so well’

‘I find comfort in Swedish culture because I know it so well’

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

My Swedish Career: ‘When you’re based in Sweden, people take you seriously’

My Swedish Career: ‘When you’re based in Sweden, people take you seriously’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden

‘Living in Sweden has totally expanded my view on life’

‘Living in Sweden has totally expanded my view on life’

‘Classical music attracts everyone, even gangsters’

‘Classical music attracts everyone, even gangsters’

‘Even though you can survive here without Swedish, it’s respectful to make an effort’

‘Even though you can survive here without Swedish, it’s respectful to make an effort’

‘When I leave Sweden, my fairy tale becomes fake’

‘When I leave Sweden, my fairy tale becomes fake’

‘When I come back to Sweden I feel like I can breathe’

‘When I come back to Sweden I feel like I can breathe’

‘We are all extremely lucky to be working in coffee here in Sweden’

‘We are all extremely lucky to be working in coffee here in Sweden’

How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden

How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden

‘Sweden keeps pulling me back’: How this nomadic actor fell in love with Stockholm

‘Sweden keeps pulling me back’: How this nomadic actor fell in love with Stockholm

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

‘In Sweden, there’s no excuse not to start a business if you have a good idea’

‘In Sweden, there’s no excuse not to start a business if you have a good idea’

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman

‘Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate’

‘Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate’

This is the world’s best bookstore and it’s in Uppsala, Sweden

This is the world’s best bookstore and it’s in Uppsala, Sweden

‘When I came to Malmö I didn’t want to go anywhere else’

‘When I came to Malmö I didn’t want to go anywhere else’

‘My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient’

‘My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient’

‘Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream’: From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour

‘Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream’: From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour

Meet the Swede who wants to bring Nasa-level technology to your home

Meet the Swede who wants to bring Nasa-level technology to your home

‘Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music’

‘Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music’

‘If you’re thinking of moving to Sweden, prepare for the Swedish mentality’

‘If you’re thinking of moving to Sweden, prepare for the Swedish mentality’

‘Adaptation is key: people often give up when they’re on the brink of success’

‘Adaptation is key: people often give up when they’re on the brink of success’

‘The idea is to show Sweden there’s more to Portugal than food and the beach’

‘The idea is to show Sweden there’s more to Portugal than food and the beach’

What I learned when I opened a shop six weeks after moving to Sweden

What I learned when I opened a shop six weeks after moving to Sweden

‘Sweden taught me how to become the best version of myself’

‘Sweden taught me how to become the best version of myself’

‘As a writer, getting inside the system is really tough’: My Swedish Career

‘As a writer, getting inside the system is really tough’: My Swedish Career

‘Don’t try to blend in all the time. Try to stick out, it makes a difference in Sweden’

‘Don’t try to blend in all the time. Try to stick out, it makes a difference in Sweden’

Finding success in Sweden: five inspiring career stories to read in 2018

Finding success in Sweden: five inspiring career stories to read in 2018

‘Sweden’s the closest thing to perfect I’ve ever experienced’

‘Sweden’s the closest thing to perfect I’ve ever experienced’

‘If you move to Sweden, have a clear plan’

‘If you move to Sweden, have a clear plan’

‘Things were going really well in India, but I wanted a taste of a foreign lifestyle’
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‘Things were going really well in India, but I wanted a taste of a foreign lifestyle’

‘Being a Taxi Santa in Sweden is the happiest job out there’

‘Being a Taxi Santa in Sweden is the happiest job out there’

My Swedish Career: ‘I saw a glaring gap, so I set up my own 3D-printing business’
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My Swedish Career: ‘I saw a glaring gap, so I set up my own 3D-printing business’

‘Everything in my life was pointing me towards Sweden’

‘Everything in my life was pointing me towards Sweden’

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

‘Sweden is the perfect country for me – and for lots of people’

‘Sweden is the perfect country for me – and for lots of people’

‘Sweden is not a place to come and try your luck’

‘Sweden is not a place to come and try your luck’

‘I think people in Sweden are very scared to dream’: rising pop star Nova Miller

‘I think people in Sweden are very scared to dream’: rising pop star Nova Miller

‘When people ask me if I’m a love refugee in Sweden I say no…it’s the insulation’

‘When people ask me if I’m a love refugee in Sweden I say no…it’s the insulation’

‘One has to wait for a sober invitation from a Swede to make it really count’
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‘One has to wait for a sober invitation from a Swede to make it really count’

‘We’re not a cult; we’re a group of people that enjoy working out’

‘We’re not a cult; we’re a group of people that enjoy working out’

‘Don’t move to Sweden just looking for a job, move for the whole experience’

‘Don’t move to Sweden just looking for a job, move for the whole experience’

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

‘I love this island, there’s no other place like it’

‘I love this island, there’s no other place like it’

‘Sweden is a really easy country to settle into. I’d recommend it to anyone’

‘Sweden is a really easy country to settle into. I’d recommend it to anyone’

‘I think Sweden wants people to succeed’

‘I think Sweden wants people to succeed’

‘What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn’t the case in many other countries’

‘What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn’t the case in many other countries’

‘I wanted to show Sweden what India is to me’

‘I wanted to show Sweden what India is to me’

‘I’ve always said about Gothenburg that you can almost guarantee a good night out’

‘I’ve always said about Gothenburg that you can almost guarantee a good night out’

Meet the Barcelona coach turning this into Sweden’s best football club

Meet the Barcelona coach turning this into Sweden’s best football club

How do you find a job in Sweden? Talk to people

How do you find a job in Sweden? Talk to people

Has this Swedish startup crowdfunded the car of the future?

Has this Swedish startup crowdfunded the car of the future?

Five inspiring career stories to read in 2017

Five inspiring career stories to read in 2017

‘Sweden still has a problem when it comes to cutting down on food waste’

‘Sweden still has a problem when it comes to cutting down on food waste’

How this Brit used chronic pain to inspire her new career in Sweden

How this Brit used chronic pain to inspire her new career in Sweden

‘The toy industry has to understand the world has changed’

‘The toy industry has to understand the world has changed’

‘Hats off to the Swedish, I’ve learned a lot from them’

‘Hats off to the Swedish, I’ve learned a lot from them’

‘I created this Stockholm podcast because I needed it’

‘I created this Stockholm podcast because I needed it’

How homesickness inspired this Indian’s Swedish startup

How homesickness inspired this Indian’s Swedish startup

‘Sweden isn’t for everyone. You have to be open to change’

‘Sweden isn’t for everyone. You have to be open to change’

‘Dancing is about finding your own way and using your body’

‘Dancing is about finding your own way and using your body’

‘We want people to realize it’s okay to think outside the box’

‘We want people to realize it’s okay to think outside the box’

‘Stockholm has a reputation as a fashion capital’

‘Stockholm has a reputation as a fashion capital’

‘As long as you hook Swedes on the first try, they’ll be back’

‘As long as you hook Swedes on the first try, they’ll be back’

‘Theatre brings you closer than just going for a drink’

‘Theatre brings you closer than just going for a drink’

How an Italian brought Sicily to Malmö through ice cream

How an Italian brought Sicily to Malmö through ice cream

‘Sweden is a country that has children at its heart’

‘Sweden is a country that has children at its heart’

This Brit moved to Sweden and opened his dream café

This Brit moved to Sweden and opened his dream café

‘There’s something for everybody in Malmö’

‘There’s something for everybody in Malmö’

‘I found the American dream in Swedish Lapland’

‘I found the American dream in Swedish Lapland’

‘Part of me was Swedish before I was Swedish’

‘Part of me was Swedish before I was Swedish’

‘Fashion is this big industry that can really do better’

‘Fashion is this big industry that can really do better’

Meet the Belgians breathing fresh life into rural Sweden

Meet the Belgians breathing fresh life into rural Sweden

Why this cool designer swapped China for Sweden

Why this cool designer swapped China for Sweden

How Malmö inspired this Scot’s amazing book gizmo

How Malmö inspired this Scot’s amazing book gizmo

‘Stockholm has welcomed me with open arms’

‘Stockholm has welcomed me with open arms’

‘I was only supposed to stay in Sweden for a few months’

‘I was only supposed to stay in Sweden for a few months’

‘Ban cars from Stockholm and have Sweden fund cycle taxis’

‘Ban cars from Stockholm and have Sweden fund cycle taxis’

‘Sweden is the ideal place for my business’

‘Sweden is the ideal place for my business’

‘Sweden has some of the world’s best innovation help’

‘Sweden has some of the world’s best innovation help’

‘Go for your passion and see where it takes you’

‘Go for your passion and see where it takes you’

‘My dream is to teach Swedes about Japanese food’

‘My dream is to teach Swedes about Japanese food’

‘I invite Swedes to become more open’

‘I invite Swedes to become more open’

‘I gave up Canadian Idol to pursue my dreams’

‘I gave up Canadian Idol to pursue my dreams’

‘I love to meet people and tell their stories’

‘I love to meet people and tell their stories’

‘I was pretty lucky, I sort of just walked into it’

‘I was pretty lucky, I sort of just walked into it’

‘If you have an idea, go for it and just do it’

‘If you have an idea, go for it and just do it’

‘You have to aim for having 100 percent happy customers’

‘You have to aim for having 100 percent happy customers’

‘Health, for parents or kids, makes you happy’

‘Health, for parents or kids, makes you happy’

‘Getting work in Sweden is about contacts’

‘Getting work in Sweden is about contacts’

‘Moving to Sweden was my quarter-life crisis’

‘Moving to Sweden was my quarter-life crisis’

‘Chocolate is more than just Willy Wonka’

‘Chocolate is more than just Willy Wonka’

‘I’m not an expat, I’m an immigrant’

‘I’m not an expat, I’m an immigrant’

‘When the kids have fun I’ve reached my goal’

‘When the kids have fun I’ve reached my goal’

‘I invest my own money, take my own risks’

‘I invest my own money, take my own risks’

‘It’s not about women, it’s about innovation’

‘It’s not about women, it’s about innovation’

‘Sweden is creating the future, it’s a guiding light’

‘Sweden is creating the future, it’s a guiding light’

‘What can I bring to Sweden that is unique?’

‘What can I bring to Sweden that is unique?’

‘I thought to myself: what have I done with my life?’

‘I thought to myself: what have I done with my life?’

‘A whole new world opened up in Sweden’

‘A whole new world opened up in Sweden’

‘Indian traditions bring us together in Sweden’

‘Indian traditions bring us together in Sweden’

‘There’s such a demand for live music in Sweden’

‘There’s such a demand for live music in Sweden’

‘Swedish firms really want to be responsible’

‘Swedish firms really want to be responsible’

‘Sweden has the best infrastructure I’ve known’

‘Sweden has the best infrastructure I’ve known’

‘Foreign workers need a specific kind of support’

‘Foreign workers need a specific kind of support’

‘There’s a Swedish mentality of not mixing’

‘There’s a Swedish mentality of not mixing’

‘Sweden should be more proud of its brand’

‘Sweden should be more proud of its brand’

‘Stockholm is the prettiest city in Europe’

‘Stockholm is the prettiest city in Europe’

‘I brought my childhood summerhouse to life’

‘I brought my childhood summerhouse to life’

‘Swedes need to just let their kids be kids’

‘Swedes need to just let their kids be kids’

Building my Swedish lego dream brick by brick

Building my Swedish lego dream brick by brick

‘Running’s for creatives, not just nerds’

‘Running’s for creatives, not just nerds’

‘We give you the chance to drink through history’

‘We give you the chance to drink through history’

‘I can sit in a meeting and hear roosters’

‘I can sit in a meeting and hear roosters’

‘There were no good brunch spots in Sweden’

‘There were no good brunch spots in Sweden’

‘Swedes have a different kind of creativity’

‘Swedes have a different kind of creativity’

‘It’s my duty to give back and help others’

‘It’s my duty to give back and help others’

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‘Australian sport helped me settle in Sweden’

Meet the man snapping Stockholm’s subway

Meet the man snapping Stockholm’s subway

‘I met my Swedish man in Tokyo’s first Ikea store’

‘I met my Swedish man in Tokyo’s first Ikea store’

‘I came to Sweden for orienteering and stayed’

‘I came to Sweden for orienteering and stayed’

American teams up with Swede to beat cancer

American teams up with Swede to beat cancer

Expat puts ‘Faith’ into starting travel business

Expat puts ‘Faith’ into starting travel business

‘Swedes don’t want to see gaps in your CV’

‘Swedes don’t want to see gaps in your CV’