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

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
Sweden

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?
Sweden

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
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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

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?
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’?
Sweden

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’?
Sweden

‘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?
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
Sweden

‘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?
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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
Sweden

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
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?
Sweden

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
Sweden

‘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
Sweden

‘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?
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tell us: Are Swedish drivers really that bad?
Sweden

Tell us: Are Swedish drivers really that bad?

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

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
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
Sweden

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’
Sweden

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?
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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
Sweden

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?
Sweden

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
Sweden

‘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
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?
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
Sweden

‘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
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?
Sweden

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
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
Sweden

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

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants
Sweden

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants

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

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?
Sweden

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
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
Sweden

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

Students reveal ‘nightmarish’ experience applying for Swedish residence permits
Sweden

Students reveal ‘nightmarish’ experience applying for Swedish residence permits

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

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

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

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?
Sweden

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?
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
Sweden

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

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

Tell us: What Swedish habits have you picked up?

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

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

What you need to know before moving to Sweden
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
Sweden

‘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?
Sweden

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

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

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

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

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
Sweden

‘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?
Sweden

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

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

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

Readers reveal: How our Swedish workplaces faced the coronavirus crisis
Sweden

Readers reveal: How our Swedish workplaces faced the coronavirus crisis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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