Living a Lagom Life – Abhineet’s KTH Blog

If you just got into KTH, you can read some useful posts here.

This blog is a mirror copy of my KTH blog “Living a Lagom Life” and has a lot of information which can be helpful for students who are planning to study in Sweden or are currently studying in Sweden.

As of September 2017, I have stopped publishing on my KTH blog, but due to some recent queries, I have updated a number of blogs with the latest information for Autumn 2019. There are a large number of posts on this blog with countless tips and information for new students along with my experience of living in Stockholm as a KTH student. And yes, a lot of travel blogs that can inspire you to travel around.

How I became a KTH Blogger

Being a chronologically indexed blog, the posts from these topics are mixed up in the timeline and some of the information might get outdated with time. For ease of exploring among these posts, I have sorted them here according to the genre; This will help people who come here looking for something specific. Here’s how I’ve divided the posts:

  • Information Pools: Dedicated information pools with links to blogs related to Admission Guides and Traveling (all those blogs are present here as well)
  • Life in Stockholm: Blog posts sharing my experience as a Stockholmer.
  • Travel Blogs: Plenty of photos and helpful tips from my traveling experiences in Europe.
    (I highly recommend seeing the photoblog series from my road trip to Norway)
  • Life at KTH: Sharing some unique experiences at KTH.
  • KTH Admission & Pre-departure Guide: Everything you need to know if you plan to apply to KTH.
  • Stockholm Guide: New student in Stockholm, general information about public transport, exploring the town and few more basic things to help you settle down.
  • Career Talks: Some useful career advice for students of KTH, tips for CV and looking jobs, thesis etc. I recommend reading the blog with tips for writing a good CV.

– Popular Blog  | ★★ – Very Popular Blog | ⚠ – The blog might have outdated info


Information Pools

    • Let me take you to Stockholm
      Everything you need to know if you are planning to study at KTH or if you have gotten admission at KTH. All the information from application procedure to the formalities after getting admission. And a lot of blog posts with tips for new students.
  • FAQ 
    Answers to most of the questions that I received from the prospective students in the last two years.
    If you are a prospective student, please read this, it will clear a lot of doubts.

Life in Stockholm

    • Spring Recap: Valborg 
      Swedes celebrate the arrival of spring with huge bonfires, the festival is called Valborg. A photo blog.
    • A walk in the woods
      Times when I was spellbound by the beauty of the forests right in the middle of Stockholm. A photo blog.

Travel Blogs

    • The Norwegian Odyssey ★★
      I went for a 5 day, a 3000-kilometer road trip to Norway with my friends, a lot of pictures and stories from the trip.
    • Spain #1: Barcelona 
      I went for a week to Barcelona in 2016, explored Barcelona for a couple of days.
    • The Estonian Travel Diary
      I took a cruise trip from Stockholm to Tallin in Christmas 2015. Pictures from the first cruise experience.
    • Italy #1: Trento
      In summer 2016, I went to a summer school in Trento, a beautiful valley in the Italian Alps. I stayed there for two weeks, photos of the amazing places in that area.
    • Italy #2: Riva Del Garda 
      While staying in Trento, I went for a weekend trip to a town a the northern shore of Italy’s biggest take – Riva del Garda, a must visit place for hikers.
    • Italy #3: Venice 
      The best part of our summer school was, we were sponsored a free trip to see Venice.
    • Portugal: Easter trip to Lisbon 
      I had gotten sick of seeing snow for almost 6 months, so decided to go to Portugal and see some sun during the Easter 2017 weekend.
    • Austria: The amazing mountains of Innsbruck
      While going to Italy in 2016, I had traveled via Austria and wanted to go back. In the summer of 2017, I decided to go back and explore the place. Turned out to be a good decision.
    • Prague 
      One of my unsuccessful trips, read to know what happened!
    • Exploring Sweden: Sigtuna 
      If you’re living in Stockholm, just one hour away from the city center, Sigtuna is one of the best day trips.

Life at KTH


KTH Admission and Pre-departure guide

    • Let’s go Shopping for Sweden ★★
      A comprehensive and detailed post about what you should buy if you are coming as a new student to Sweden, a must read if you are coming here.

KTH & Stockholm Guide


Career Talks


I currently write travel blogs, you can read them here on my new blog “Flight, Camera, Action“:

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