Readers reveal: What you need to know about life in Gothenburg
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Readers reveal: What you need to know about life in Gothenburg

We asked our readers what they like and dislike most about life on the west coast. Here's what you told us.

Your views: How Sweden’s foreign residents see the current political crisis
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Your views: How Sweden’s foreign residents see the current political crisis

My first impression of Stockholmers: Who are all these well-dressed dads?

My first impression of Stockholmers: Who are all these well-dressed dads?

Your views: What Sweden’s foreign residents think about Covid-19 re-opening plans

Your views: What Sweden’s foreign residents think about Covid-19 re-opening plans

How easy is it to book a Covid-19 vaccine in Sweden if you don’t speak Swedish?

How easy is it to book a Covid-19 vaccine in Sweden if you don’t speak Swedish?

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

Tell us: What do you think about Sweden’s re-opening plan?

Tell us: What do you think about Sweden’s re-opening plan?

The Local’s readers: What Swedish habits do you inevitably pick up?

The Local’s readers: What Swedish habits do you inevitably pick up?

Readers reveal: Here’s what we love most about life in Sweden

Readers reveal: Here’s what we love most about life in Sweden

Sweden’s foreign residents report confusion over booking Covid-19 vaccine without a personnummer

Sweden’s foreign residents report confusion over booking Covid-19 vaccine without a personnummer

Tell us: Have you booked a Covid-19 vaccine in Sweden?

Tell us: Have you booked a Covid-19 vaccine in Sweden?

My first visit to the Swedish tax office: What’s the fuss about ‘personnummer’?

My first visit to the Swedish tax office: What’s the fuss about ‘personnummer’?

‘Robbed of time’: How have foreign mums in Sweden coped with raising ‘pandemic babies’?

‘Robbed of time’: How have foreign mums in Sweden coped with raising ‘pandemic babies’?

Tell us: What are your best tips for buying an apartment in Sweden?

Tell us: What are your best tips for buying an apartment in Sweden?

Buying my first apartment in Sweden: How we won the bidding war

Buying my first apartment in Sweden: How we won the bidding war

‘Even more isolating than before’: How the pandemic changed friendships for Sweden’s foreign residents

‘Even more isolating than before’: How the pandemic changed friendships for Sweden’s foreign residents

Tell us: Has the pandemic affected your friendships in Sweden?

Tell us: Has the pandemic affected your friendships in Sweden?

My first winter in Sweden: How bad could it be, we wondered?

My first winter in Sweden: How bad could it be, we wondered?

Readers reveal: How to freelance in Sweden and make ends meet

Readers reveal: How to freelance in Sweden and make ends meet

How the bird in my lobby reminds me of loneliness of life in Stockholm

How the bird in my lobby reminds me of loneliness of life in Stockholm

One year on: How the pandemic has changed our lives in Sweden

One year on: How the pandemic has changed our lives in Sweden

Tell us: What has the past year been like for you?

Tell us: What has the past year been like for you?

Readers reveal: These are the coronavirus measures we’d like to see in Sweden

Readers reveal: These are the coronavirus measures we’d like to see in Sweden

The Local readers’ guide to making it through Sweden’s winter darkness

The Local readers’ guide to making it through Sweden’s winter darkness

Readers reveal: How do Sweden’s international residents feel about the coronavirus response?

Readers reveal: How do Sweden’s international residents feel about the coronavirus response?

‘A lost cause’: How the pandemic has disrupted Christmas for Sweden’s foreign residents

‘A lost cause’: How the pandemic has disrupted Christmas for Sweden’s foreign residents

‘Home gets more precious when you’re not there’: How Americans in Sweden reacted to US election

‘Home gets more precious when you’re not there’: How Americans in Sweden reacted to US election

Americans in Sweden: How do you feel about the US election?

Americans in Sweden: How do you feel about the US election?

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’

Brits in Sweden: Have you been affected by closures of UK bank accounts?

Brits in Sweden: Have you been affected by closures of UK bank accounts?

Parents in Sweden: How do you feel about sending your children back to school?

Parents in Sweden: How do you feel about sending your children back to school?

Last chance to vote: What’s the best word in the Swedish language?

Last chance to vote: What’s the best word in the Swedish language?

‘The pandemic closed the door to our relationship’: Love and coronavirus

‘The pandemic closed the door to our relationship’: Love and coronavirus

Business owners in Sweden: Share your experiences of Sweden’s crisis packages

Business owners in Sweden: Share your experiences of Sweden’s crisis packages

Tell us: What’s the best word in the Swedish language?

Tell us: What’s the best word in the Swedish language?

‘Like elk wandering around the forest’: The verdict on Swedish drivers

‘Like elk wandering around the forest’: The verdict on Swedish drivers

Tell us: Are Swedish drivers really that bad?

Tell us: Are Swedish drivers really that bad?

How has the coronavirus changed foreign residents’ view of Sweden?

How has the coronavirus changed foreign residents’ view of Sweden?

Share your story: How do you feel about summer travel to, from and within Sweden?

Share your story: How do you feel about summer travel to, from and within Sweden?

Share your story: What’s it like being pregnant or giving birth in Sweden during the pandemic?

Share your story: What’s it like being pregnant or giving birth in Sweden during the pandemic?

‘I’m 72 but my younger partner works in a hospital’: Stories from self-isolation in Sweden

‘I’m 72 but my younger partner works in a hospital’: Stories from self-isolation in Sweden

How Sweden’s international residents have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak

How Sweden’s international residents have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak

The Local’s readers: ‘Our jobs are at risk because of the coronavirus’

The Local’s readers: ‘Our jobs are at risk because of the coronavirus’

Share your story: Have you been affected by the coronavirus in Sweden?

Share your story: Have you been affected by the coronavirus in Sweden?

Tell us: What was your favourite article about Sweden in 2019?

Tell us: What was your favourite article about Sweden in 2019?

Readers reveal: This is Sweden’s best Christmas soft drink

Readers reveal: This is Sweden’s best Christmas soft drink

What surprising Swedish fact do you want us to explain in our Christmas calendar?
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What surprising Swedish fact do you want us to explain in our Christmas calendar?

Here’s the right time to put up your Christmas lights in Sweden

Here’s the right time to put up your Christmas lights in Sweden

Three in five readers say life in Sweden is miserable after the clocks go back

Three in five readers say life in Sweden is miserable after the clocks go back

Have your say: Has gang violence in Sweden had an impact on your life?
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Have your say: Has gang violence in Sweden had an impact on your life?

‘It’s every man for himself’: A foreigner’s survival guide to the Swedish winter

‘It’s every man for himself’: A foreigner’s survival guide to the Swedish winter

How a three-day break in Stockholm convinced me to move to Sweden

How a three-day break in Stockholm convinced me to move to Sweden

Tell us: What’s the best mobile phone provider for foreigners in Sweden?

Tell us: What’s the best mobile phone provider for foreigners in Sweden?

‘You feel like you’re in a no man’s land’: Brits in Sweden still have unanswered Brexit questions

‘You feel like you’re in a no man’s land’: Brits in Sweden still have unanswered Brexit questions

Tech wonder or unsafe eyesore? Here’s what you think of electric scooters in Sweden

Tech wonder or unsafe eyesore? Here’s what you think of electric scooters in Sweden

Tell us: What are the best (and worst) things about life in Gothenburg?

Tell us: What are the best (and worst) things about life in Gothenburg?

Readers reveal: Where to find the best of French culture in Sweden

Readers reveal: Where to find the best of French culture in Sweden

Readers reveal: The best and worst things about life in Malmö, Lund and Skåne in general

Readers reveal: The best and worst things about life in Malmö, Lund and Skåne in general

Reader voices: Should foreigners in Sweden have the right to interpreters?

Reader voices: Should foreigners in Sweden have the right to interpreters?

Share your tips: What are the best and worst things about life in Skåne?
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Share your tips: What are the best and worst things about life in Skåne?

Readers reveal: What it’s like raising an international family in Sweden

Readers reveal: What it’s like raising an international family in Sweden

Readers’ tips: Where to find the best of Italian culture in Sweden

Readers’ tips: Where to find the best of Italian culture in Sweden

Students reveal ‘nightmarish’ experience applying for Swedish residence permits

Students reveal ‘nightmarish’ experience applying for Swedish residence permits

Have your say: Should Sweden subsidize interpreters for non-native speakers?

Have your say: Should Sweden subsidize interpreters for non-native speakers?

The Local’s readers: How Sweden’s ‘cashless society’ affects international residents

The Local’s readers: How Sweden’s ‘cashless society’ affects international residents

Tell us: What are the pros and cons of Sweden’s cashless society?

Tell us: What are the pros and cons of Sweden’s cashless society?

Tell us: What do you love the most about life in Sweden?

Tell us: What do you love the most about life in Sweden?

Reader tips: Where to find the best of American culture in Sweden

Reader tips: Where to find the best of American culture in Sweden

Tell us: What Swedish habits have you picked up?
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Tell us: What Swedish habits have you picked up?

What you need to know before moving to Sweden

What you need to know before moving to Sweden

‘Either in or out’: Three foreigners who feel shut out of Swedish jobs market by strict labour laws

‘Either in or out’: Three foreigners who feel shut out of Swedish jobs market by strict labour laws

Tell us: What’s your one best tip for people moving to Sweden?

Tell us: What’s your one best tip for people moving to Sweden?

Readers reveal: What’s it REALLY like working in Sweden?

Readers reveal: What’s it REALLY like working in Sweden?

10 things Sweden should do to make life better for international talent

10 things Sweden should do to make life better for international talent

‘I feel safer’: How Uppsala residents are responding to Sweden’s first local coronavirus measures

‘I feel safer’: How Uppsala residents are responding to Sweden’s first local coronavirus measures

Tell us: How has the pandemic changed your Swedish Christmas plans?

Tell us: How has the pandemic changed your Swedish Christmas plans?

Working in Sweden? Tell us about your employer’s response to the coronavirus

Working in Sweden? Tell us about your employer’s response to the coronavirus

Readers reveal: How our Swedish workplaces faced the coronavirus crisis

Readers reveal: How our Swedish workplaces faced the coronavirus crisis

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants

International students in Sweden: Tell us how you’ve been affected by the coronavirus

International students in Sweden: Tell us how you’ve been affected by the coronavirus

Why does Sweden have a salad dressing named ‘Rhode Island’?

Why does Sweden have a salad dressing named ‘Rhode Island’?

Readers reveal: This is the best word in the Swedish language

Readers reveal: This is the best word in the Swedish language

Reader’s view: How food made me fall in love with Sweden

Reader’s view: How food made me fall in love with Sweden

Reader’s view: Why is it so hard for Sweden to accept English in public life?
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Reader’s view: Why is it so hard for Sweden to accept English in public life?

Coughs and racial slurs: Sweden’s foreign residents reveal abuse for wearing face masks

Coughs and racial slurs: Sweden’s foreign residents reveal abuse for wearing face masks

Tell us: How long have you been waiting for Swedish citizenship?

Tell us: How long have you been waiting for Swedish citizenship?

Readers reveal: Where to find the best of Indian culture in Sweden

Readers reveal: Where to find the best of Indian culture in Sweden

How we brought a slice of British cooking to our Swedish home

How we brought a slice of British cooking to our Swedish home