What a Wild Ride!






As we end our journey across the Nordic countries, each of us have decided to reflect on our trip and what we took away as most valuable. Kyla: I write this as I sit in the airplane flying over the United States, just hours from home. While I am ready to go back to the […]




Final Thoughts and Farewell






For our last post we want to start by saying thank you to everyone we met on our trip for their wonderful hospitality and to simply take a few moments to share some of the things that left the biggest impression on us. First up will be Adi, followed by Nate and some final words […]




Business School in Scandinavia






During our time in Scandinavia we haven’t just been learning about business culture and practices. We have also taken time to visit Tallinn University of Technical (TUT) and the Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki) to learn about the differences in business school study programs. It was a lot of fun getting to know some fellow […]




Business in Scandinavia – Stockholm – Part 2






We had a wonderful dinner at the “name of the island and hotel”. It was a great Viking experience, our friend Bjorn took us to this restaurant which replicated the Vikings dinner. It had no electricity and the whole room was lit with candle lights. They had the ancient type of dinner tables with animal […]




Next Stop: the classy city “Stockholm”






    Our next stop in Scandinavia is the gorgeous city, Stockholm. Stockholm is an very unique city because it is built on islands and surrounded by water. We took the SJ train from Gothenburg in the early morning, however, there was an accident that cause us arrived in Stockholm 1.30 hours later than our […]




Business Lessons – Stockholm






Time to get back to work after our fika. After three exciting days in Goeteborg culminating in the Post Hotel Bar that was recommended to us by several locals, we took the morning train to Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm. We wasted no time in heading straight to a meeting with Bettina Baumgartner, the VP […]




Business Lessons – Goeteborg






So now it is time to start our blog. We are traveling by train to Stockholm after spending three days in the beautiful city of Goeteborg. Our visit there included a stop at Volvo Cars world headquarters followed by a delicious dinner with members of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and other distinguished guests. The […]




Landing in wonderful city “Gothenburg”






While we are writing this blog, we are currently on the super fast  SJ train heading to Stockholm, the public transport in Sweden is really good, more than half of the people in Gothenburg city using busses, trams and ferry! rather than their personal car. For tourists, we can use the application called Vasttrafik To-Go […]




Eshwar and Nathan Invade Scandinavia






The best candy in the world is Daim. This is not questionable. It is made of delicious chocolate and toffee and can be purchased at a furniture store called IKEA. IKEA is a Swedish invention. In fact, there are a number of reasons why IKEA is Swedish and not Canadian or Chinese, for example. One of […]




Sunday’s celebration in Finland






We were just walking on the streets of Helsinki and then there they were, they could not be ignored. Who in the world can ignore a procession of beautiful women in the streets of Helsinki, adorned with the most shinny and colorful ornaments, blasting the whole town with a variety of Brazilian music and gyrating […]