Tag: Sweden

Overcoming Fear and Standing For Our Values


Author’s Note: I started writing this post on January 10, 2016 after being stopped at the border between Denmark and Sweden. I wrote it purely for some peace of mind, and then revisited it with some new thoughts in March. The day…

The Norden

Nordic Flags. Source: Wikipedia

Recently, through my various wanderings about YouTube, I came across a most excellent Finnish TV program, The Norden. The show explores various aspects of Nordic societies (prisons, police, religion, gender, work, and family values) through the eyes of a foreigner. The episode…

Bring on the Scandinavians!


This is the latest installment of my on-going narrative of my experience with Couchsurfing. The full story can be found here.  Were I to list my favorite couchsurfers to host, those hailing from Denmark, Sweden, and Norway would be the…