Pros and Cons of Living in Sweden

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Pros and Cons of Living in Sweden. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in Sweden

What do expats in Sweden appreciate most about the local culture?

"The calm of the people, the friendliness and the tolerance and their belief in the normative power of facticity. I mean that they know in the end anyone can and will adapt to their relaxed way of being," said another expat in Lund.

"Kind people willing to take time to get to know you. Use of bikes instead of cars when possible. Living simply and without a ton of "stuff" we American's seem to accumulate over the years," remarked another in Karlstad.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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