Facts that anyone should know about the swedish person.
Swedes always wants to be Lagom.
This is by far the most important feature for anyone coming to Sweden from any other country. In short the term means, ”not too little, not too much, just enough”
NO SHOE FOR YOU
Fika is not only a tradition, it’s mandatory. You can do it on your own or with friends and family. All you need is some coffee or saft(squash), cookies or buns and you got yourself a fika.
DON’T TALK TO ME
Sweden is not Switzerland.
..nor is it Swaziland.
One of the best features of this grand country I must say is lösgodis. You pick up a paperbag and fill it with candy of your own choice. Piece by piece, how little or much as you want and pay by the kilo.
Ohh yeah, Sweden uses the metric system.
In Sweden you can buy alcoholic(>3,5%) beverages at one chain of store only, called Systembolaget
For some reason the government don’t want the swedes to be drunks so they have monopoly on alcohol, and they take all your money if you want any drinks.
Swedish people are so gender neutral they have a word(”hen”) for describing someone who can be either man or woman.
They have wooden horses(most known as Dalahäst) as symbols for different villages/towns.
If you’ve ever been to Sweden chances are you probably experienced Snus. A moist powder of tobacco that you form into a ball and put behind your upper lip.