What Living in Stockholm as an Expat is Really Like

Welcome to American Expats, a series that shows you what expat life is like in cities around the world. Today Kate will be sharing about the ups and downs of living in Stockholm. Stockholm seems like a gorgeous, livable city so I loved hearing her take on living there as an expat.

Kate is Canadian, and lives in Stockholm with her partner. Work-wise, she wears many hats, working as a freelance writer, graphic designer, Etsy shop owner, and blogger.

On moving to Stockholm: My partner and I moved to Stockholm in September 2017. He is in the middle of completing his PhD at the University of Leeds and as part of his fellowship, he is required to do his research out of the Ericsson headquarters here in Stockholm. 

On making friends: Making friends has been difficult in Stockholm. Swedes are generally polite but reserved, so it can take a while before

Keep reading this article on Ashley Abroad.

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