Browsing All posts tagged under »Karlstad«


August 21, 2009


Leanne, my friend from California, shot this short-film entitled “knitting&smoking” while we were studying abroad in Karlstad, Sweden. It stars my awesome Dutch friend Shelley who lived just down the hall from me at Triogatan 12, and also Michael and Alex, two nice German guys who lived in Rosenburg. I remember when Shelley first got […]

My Final Weeks of Swedish Living

December 19, 2008


So I’m writing to you know from the absolutely amazing l’Hôtel du Bois in Les Houches, France after a great day of skiing, but I thought I’d write a final post about the five fantastic months I spent living in Sweden, all of which started coming to an end when I got back from Helsinki […]

Quirky Scandinavian Roadtrips with my Parents: Karlstad to Oslo and Back

November 11, 2008


Day 3: Karlstad I was super stoked to have my parents visit me in Karlstad and to walk around with them. It was a great excuse to see some of the things I wanted to see but couldn’t think of a good excuse to go to, but with them here we were able to get […]

A Good Day in Värmland

October 13, 2008


My day started early at 7:30AM for a shower and a bowl of Rice Krispies. I then took the bus with my fellow American Corrine to Karlstad’s Stora Torget, or the city center, to meet with two of the local high school English teachers. We had been contacted earlier to speak to their classes about […]

My First Week of Swedish Living

August 24, 2008


So I’ve been in Sweden for almost a week now, and I’ve seen quite a bit. The first week was made up of orientation for international students, so I’ve met a ton of great people from Germany, France, Holland, a Canadian, and a few other Americans. I’ve only met a few Swedes, but I think […]