Just under two years ago I finished my PhD studies and wanted to move from academia into industry, which meant that I needed to find a new job. In this blog post I would like to describe what I learned during this journey because I have seen many friends and colleagues repeating the same mistakes… Continue reading Looking for work in Sweden
Pension is something we usually don’t think much about in our thirties since it feels distant and abstract. Even if we do try to get our hands dirty with it, we usually give up soon, as the whole thing is complex and requires (at least some) advanced knowledge in economics. With this post I would… Continue reading Embrace the pension monster
Moving from a house in the suburbs to an apartment in the center has a big impact on car ownership. The most obvious change is regarding parking options. In the suburbs we had a private garage next to the house, a private place for one car on the driveway and shared parking places reserved for… Continue reading Life without owning a car
The final leg of the vacation was the drive back home to Stockholm. Even though we spent a couple of days in Zagreb after coming back from the Alps, those days were not very relaxing. We were running around doing shopping and meeting friends (not as many as we usually do when in Zagreb, though).… Continue reading Driving from Croatia to Sweden
After coming back from Rovinj to my parents’ house in Zagreb, Aneta and I set off on another road trip, through the Alps. This time without Emili. Here is a summary of the trip. Day 1: Zagreb – Eben im Pongau We set off from my parents’ house just after 8 o’clock, and after roughly… Continue reading A look back at our road trip through the Alps
Aneta and I spent five days in Rovinj, a beautiful town in Istria in Croatia. Monte, Croatia’s first (and at the time of writing, the only) restaurant that was awarded a Michelin star, is located in Rovinj, and naturally we were eager to test it. I will not go into the classification system here, as… Continue reading Monte – the best restaurant in Croatia?
We really love flying but we also really love driving. This year we decided to drive from Sweden to Croatia, which is planning-wise, duration-wise and cost-wise a more demanding option than flying, but it is also more fun. And we have not done it since 2009, so we were quite eager to try it again.… Continue reading From Sweden to Croatia in seven days