70 episodes

Heather and her expat friends discuss their experiences and humiliations among their adopted country of Sweden. We discuss tips, observations, and the type of important questions expats want to know, such as "Why are there witches on Easter?", "Why do Swedes never take the last piece of candy?" and "Where can I find decent Tex-Mex food?"

Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow Heather Jonasson

    • Comedy
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Heather and her expat friends discuss their experiences and humiliations among their adopted country of Sweden. We discuss tips, observations, and the type of important questions expats want to know, such as "Why are there witches on Easter?", "Why do Swedes never take the last piece of candy?" and "Where can I find decent Tex-Mex food?"

    #69 Finding Your Way

    #69 Finding Your Way

    We speak to Patricia, from Venezuela, about finding your way in Swedish society with a spotlight on Umeå. We talk about everything from Day of the Dead to Zumba!

    • 24 min
    #68 Ingen reklam, tack

    #68 Ingen reklam, tack

    Today we talk about postal delays, movie theaters re-opening and aqueducts. We also shine a spotlight on Håverud.

    • 19 min
    #67 Coat Strategy

    #67 Coat Strategy

    Mark, from Minneapolis, puts a spotlight on Vreta kloster, denying his involvement with thousand year old skeletons found there. We also ask, “Really, what’s up with Swedish pizza?”

    • 27 min
    #66 Just Use the Bucket

    #66 Just Use the Bucket

    We are back! We catch up on our summer experiences, like broken toilets, meze for Midsommar and traveling in the outside world! Also, a spotlight on Fårö.

    • 28 min
    #65 Season Finale – From Russia With Ice Cream

    #65 Season Finale – From Russia With Ice Cream

    Anna, from Russia, talks with us about Sweden’s taco problem, Stockholm vs. Gothenburg and about the only thing to look forward to this summer – ice cream.

    • 25 min
    #64 Hiding Out in a Summer House

    #64 Hiding Out in a Summer House

    Mike, who was born in Indonesia, not Holland, talks with us about escaping to summer houses during a pandemic, losing money on cancelled flights and constantly being mistaken for being South American.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Superfaceytf ,

Swedes are weird!

It’s really funny when someone who is not brought up in Sweden analyze our behavior. We are so weird.

This is an excellent podcast where you can pick up a thing or two about Sweden. Just listen to it, you will enjoy it!

skatebird ,

Learn how to be Swedish

Great and funny podcast on what it's like to move to this weird country!

Soccan ,

Briljant

Kort o gott briljant!

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