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Sweden - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Friday May 26, 2017 (10:33:52)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Sweden and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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Want To Raise Happy Children? Move To Sweden

Tuesday January 17, 2017 (18:59:31)
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Leading the expat life can have several ups and downs for a family with young children. On the one hand, the little ones get to learn about a new culture and lead a novel lifestyle as they grow up, but on the other, they may feel alienated in a foreign land without the support of their family, friends, and teachers.   more ...

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Sweden - Recommended Blogs

Wednesday August 24, 2016 (15:49:23)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Sweden and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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Why Is Sweden The Best Destination For Expat Families?

Friday April 08, 2016 (13:03:34)

No country in the world is perfect, but for many people around the world, the Scandinavian countries – and Sweden in particular – come closest to perfection. The great natural beauty, the quality of infrastructure and public services, the stable, developed economy and high incomes, the combination of individualism and minimal government interference with a strong sense of community and social responsibility, and many other factors make Sweden the ideal place to live.   more ...

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Why Sweden Is The Best Place To Be An Expat

Friday July 31, 2015 (13:32:04)
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Expats love Sweden for many reasons. It is a land of great natural beauty with its beautiful coastline, forests and lakes. Famously, the country also hasn’t been at war since 1814. On a more mundane but nonetheless important level, expats can receive quality universal healthcare during their stay here. There’s also the advantage of free education; even university education in Sweden is subsidized. The country is also characterized by the least amount of religious interference in government and policy matters.   more ...

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Fed Up Of Life In Sweden As An Expat? Try These Suggestions

Wednesday July 22, 2015 (14:27:41)
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Sweden is a prominent Scandinavian country that has been attracting immigrants from across the globe for decades due to its high standards of living. In the last few years, many expats from around the world have settled down in the land of Vikings.

However, living in any foreign country for a long period can get to you, especially if you don’t have family or friends nearby. Moreover, Sweden is prone to dark and cold winters, and at times you may see as little as three hours of sunlight a day.   more ...

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5 Places You Might Want To Move To In Sweden But Have Probably Never Heard Of

Tuesday June 30, 2015 (16:53:34)
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As an expat in Sweden, you can expect to receive some of the best social benefits in the world. Some of these include comprehensive healthcare at very low costs, five weeks' paid vacation for employed individuals, generous parental leave and guaranteed state pension along with employment-based pension.

But the advantages of living in Sweden don’t stop there.   more ...

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What Is It Like To Live And Work In Rural Sweden?

Wednesday June 24, 2015 (01:57:02)

Sweden is becoming quite a popular destination for expats because of its living standards, economy, technology, nature, infrastructure and values. This country offers foreigners the possibility of a wholesome and well-balanced lifestyle. However, the cost of living in Stockholm (the capital) as well as some of the other major cities can be quite high. Expats often find Sweden more expensive than their home countries.

To cut down on expenses, many expats move away from the bigger cities and choose to live in the countryside, which is a lot more economical, especially in terms of accommodation. This also applies to a number of businesses who set up their bases in the rural areas to reduce their overhead costs.   more ...

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Make The Most Of Your Time In Sweden - 5 Things To Try Before Returning Home

Sunday February 15, 2015 (22:37:03)

Sweden is an expat hotspot for many reasons. The social benefits that residents receive are among the best in the world. There are high taxes to be paid, but since this is a country where you get your money’s worth, most expats don’t mind it. The Swedish public transportation is known to be one of the most comprehensive systems across all countries. The weather offers the best of both worlds. Winters are the time for a myriad of fun activities like ice-skating, sledding and playing hockey among others. Summers are a unique experience when daylight begins very early and ends very late. This gives ample of time for summertime activities like kayaking and picnics. For those making the move to Sweden, here are some things you simply must do before returning home.   more ...

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5 Experiences You Must Try As an Expat In Sweden

Sunday January 11, 2015 (04:40:56)

Sweden has something for everyone, quite literally. It’s one of the most liberal countries in Europe, and the Swedes are champions of human rights. Whether you’re a religious, cultural, ethnic or sexual minority, you can rest assured that you will feel right at home in Sweden. The Swedes are also extremely environment-friendly, and take great pains to conserve their country’s resources and protect its natural habitat. There’s a huge amount of appreciation for natural beauty in Sweden, and the country has a lot to offer for anyone with a love for the outdoors. For those who are more inclined towards intellectual or cultural pursuits, Sweden’s big cities have plenty to offer, with opera houses, theatres, museums, universities and lots more.   more ...