Interviews with individuals who have crossed oceans and countries to a new life. Their unique journeys which led to their immigration and re-settlement in Sweden and their incredible success in life abroad.
Alex and her husband moved to Stockholm last year and their son was born in April 2016. Alex thinks that having a child in Stockholm has given her more opportunities to meet people and explore different parts of the city.
Eline Alcocer and her husband both grew up in different countries to the ones their parents were from. As adults they couldn’t quite let go of that sense of wanderlust. 4.5 years on, an international wedding and one little boy (now almost 4), they decamped to Lund in the very south of Sweden.
Eleanor Jordan moved to Stockholm 5 years ago with her husband, Will. Eleanor firmly believes that, “apart from having our two gorgeous children, moving [to Sweden] was the best thing we have done for our family. We LOVE Sweden so much! Sure, there are negatives, but that is the same with every country.”
Mark Ellis, from England, first moved to Sweden 10 years. He was living in Gothenburg when he met his wife, Pernilla, through mutual friends. 4 years ago they welcomed their daughter Freja into the world. He misses England but loves the pace of life in Sweden.
Lisa Ferland is a US citizen who has called Sweden home since 2012. Lisa recently published a heartwarming anthology called Knocked Up Abroad and can be reached on Facebook and Twitter.