When winter ends in Sweden, new life springs forth everywhere you might look. People are kinder, shops are bustling, festivals are in full flux, and weekly outdoor gatherings congregate in parks, on canal sides, and outdoor gyms. With smiles aplenty accompanied by the warm weather, it is extremely difficult to stay somber from the dreary … Continue reading Activities for Students Around Town
Hallwyl Mansion is an excellent option for those looking to explore the rich culture of Stockholm without digging too deeply into their pockets! Acting as a museum that is free to the public, Hallwyl contains a plethora of art and artifacts collected by Countess Wilhelmina von Hallwyl throughout her lifetime travels, displayed in her home. … Continue reading A Visit to Hallwyl Mansion
As you may know, before the semester started I joined a living and learning community (LLC) oriented around the exploration of the grand outdoors. In learning how to build fires from scratch, finding safe water sources, and interacting with the various fauna Sweden has to offer, the members of the LLC have formed a tight-knit … Continue reading The Last LLC Outdoor Adventure
Hello again! This last week was jam packed with so many different activities it was hard to keep track of all of them! Next week we will be traveling on our short study tour to the most southern city of Sweden, Lund. We will have special events for the first half of the week, so … Continue reading City Hall Field Trip
Dear all, Hope you've been hanging on since the last post. It's been a little less than 10 days now since I've been in country, and I believe I have some semblance of routine going. You can expect pictures on a more frequent basis now. I've added a new post to the school page so … Continue reading Room Tour!
Hej da! For non-Swedes, that's the typical greeting we say over here. Just a little update - The flight to Stockholm was surprisingly comfortable! SAS seems to know what they're doing. I slept for most of it, however a couple of people I knew on the same flight said that the northern lights made an … Continue reading So far so good!
Dear friends, family, and strangers, I'm excited to take you along with me during such a wonderful opportunity to study internationally in Sweden. My name is Hannon Levy, and I study Biological Anthropology, Chemistry, and Medicine. Far from my home institution, George Washington University in D.C, I wanted to seize the chance to jump outside … Continue reading A Brief Introduction