I mentioned traffic nuisances earlier, right? Here’s directly one example.

Normally, everything in Sweden is 100% digital and app-based. This means easy, no-interaction service. However, for some reason, Stockholm Lokaltrafiken’s app stopped processing payments (the card is confirmed working).

Paying sans app gives you this medieval piece of paper, without the handy QR code so that you must interact with an officer at the metro entrance.

Therefore: ALWAYS make sure you have proper backup.

One big benefit of the Swedish higher education system is that you can freely move between universities. Although I’m not enrolled there, I can currently take a course in political sociology at Stockholm University — no hassle involved (except the usual traffic nuisances)

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