Two weeks ago, my study group traveled to Uppsala, a cozy little town north of Stockholm. With a population of roughly 170,000 people, Uppsala has a reputation for being a small college town loosely connected to Stockholm, and conveniently accessible via the pendeltåg—the commuter train network linking various suburbs in the greater Stockholm area to…


Living and sharing a space here among local Swedes, the most noticeable—and in my experience, challenging—cultural difference is the importance of time and punctuality in Sweden…

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