• Getting Deported from the Schengen Area

    Getting Deported from the Schengen Area

    My biggest concern before I traveled overseas was how to not get deported. I spent days searching for answers about the Schengen Area visa and its’ rules. However, most information I found was often outdated; which is why in two weeks I must leave Sweden or I’ll risk overstaying. I definitely won’t be going back to the States either! About the Schengen Area The Schengen Area (also referred to as the Schengen Zone) consists of 26 countries in Europe. What’s great about this area is that you can move freely between these countries without needing to apply for a visa. The main rule to follow when traveling within this area…

  • 60 Days of Living in Sweden

    60 Days of Living in Sweden as an American

    2 words: Swedish Meatballs. Seriously, I’ve eaten that every – single – morning. I think I pass the test to become a citizen now. All jokes aside, I have really enjoyed living in Sweden the past few months! Before visiting here, I really had zero knowledge of this country. All that I can recall is being aware that it’s a good country as far as benefits go. Oh, and you can’t forget IKEA, everyone’s favorite furniture store with the most difficult assembly instructions. First Impression I remember my first thoughts while waiting for a taxi outside of the airport was ‘wow, it’s so calm and quiet here’. It was about…