Scandinavian TV-Shows to binge-watch

 🇮🇹 I honestly think that watching tv-shows helps you in the process of learning a new language. That is why I came up with this idea of a list of Scandinavian tv-shows, sorted out by country and genre, in order to finally hear the actors speak the language you always wanted to learn. But hold […]

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Do you speak… Scandinavian?

 ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡¹ Why do Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish look similar? What is the history of Scandinavian languages? Are Finnish and Icelandic also Nordic languages? I will try to answer the most frequent asked questions about these wonderful languages. If you compare the same text in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, you will immediately notice that they look […]

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30+ Books that will make you fall in love with Scandinavia

🇮🇹 Unfortunately, as we all know, traveling is off-limits right now. Everyone is asked to stay at home as much as possible and I’ve been in my apartment for more than two months now. Grocery shopping is the only meaningful event in my life right now, so I’m trying to stay positive and do a […]

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Coffee Culture Compared: what is coffee?

Coffee culture in Italy and Sweden compared.  ðŸ‡®ðŸ‡¹ As an aspiring translator, I stumbled upon a very serious concept to translate: coffee. Coffee is something that helps everyone understand everyone’s lifestyle and it is strictly connected to culture. In this article, I hope to summarise the concept of coffee culture in two different countries: Italy and […]

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Saint Lucy’s Day in Sweden and Italy

Saint Lucy’s Day is celebrated on December 13th. ⠀In Sweden, it is called Luciadagen or simply Lucia. It is celebrated mostly in Scandinavia and in Sicily, so I really feel like a day connecting two parts of me. Swedes usually eat lussekatter, a sweet bun with saffron and cinnamon. Girls (and boys too) in Scandinavia […]

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