Marie Daake, Höganäs

Who are you? My name is Marie Daake. Where, when and why did you move abroad? In the summer of 2019, I moved to Höganäs, in the Skåne province of Sweden, from the US, so that I could live with my fiancé. What challenges did you face during the move? The primary challenge was the … Read more

Varsha Jaikumar, Helsingborg

Who are you? I am Varsha Jaikumar, a 30 year old Indian IT professional, who recently joined an IT company in Gothenburg.Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Helsingborg, Sweden in January 2018 because my husband was required to be here and work as a consultant. What challenges did you face … Read more

Melanie Aronson, Malmö

Where, when and why did you move abroad? I’ve lived abroad a number of times. I studied abroad in college in Italy and ran away to live in Barcelona for year. Most recently in 2014 I moved to Sweden on a Fulbright grant.After it ended I decided to stay because I’ve always been attracted to … Read more

Daniel Reed, Stockholm

Who are you? I’m Daniel Reed. Originally from Newcastle in the UK. Where, when and why did you move abroad? This is my second time in Sweden. I first came to Stockholm in 2011 for a 6-month study exchange at Södertörns University. I then moved back to the UK for 3 years and then moved … Read more

David Carpenter, Jokkmokk

My name is David Carpenter. My wife and I moved to Jokkmokk in northern Sweden in 2004. We were looking for a less stressed and easier going community orientated lifestyle away from crowds, traffic and somewhere nearer to nature. What challenges did we face during the move? Learning a new language was the most important … Read more

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