Välkommen! Welcome!

Hi, I’m Helen! I am studying abroad in Stockholm, Sweden for the semester. Check out my website to learn about life in Sweden and to see what I’ve been up to lately!

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Navigating Stockholm

One thing that I have really appreciated about Sweden is the public transportation. system Back in Minneapolis, there are a few options for public transportation but they aren’t widely used. And, honestly, I maybe use the Minneapolis public transportation 2-3 times per year. However, in Sweden, public transportation is everywhere. Even in smaller cities! I…

A Family Reunion: Sweden Edition

A big part of the reason I wanted to come to Sweden was that I knew I had family roots here. I knew I had some distant relatives living in southern Sweden. They have visited our family once in the US, and my grandfather has visited them several times. Once I arrived in Sweden, they…

A long overdue update

Things have been getting very busy at DIS. Between classes, field studies, trying to embrace the culture around me, and staying on top of things back home, I have found myself short on time lately.  That being said, there have been many exciting things happening here at DIS. Just last week we had our week-long…

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