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Since when have you been staying there? Can you recount briefly why you moved there? I have been living, for a year now, in Stockholm and in Sweden since I work for a Swedish multinational company. I started with them in the Philippines in and was Beautiful adult searching casual sex dating green bay wisconsin to Shanghai for three years in After China, a job swweeden Gothenburg, Sweden seemed like a good next step for me, so I relocated.
All the steps that I took to get here were simply following a greater plan. In while in Shanghai, I met girlx Stockholm-based Swedish guy online. We did not Filipina girls in sweeden we would ever meet in person and I had no idea that my next assignment would be in Sweden.
As fate would have it, we did meet when I was in Gothenburg for interviews, 14 months after we started talking online. For three years, we commuted between Gothenburg and Stockholm, a kilometer and 3-hour train distance, to see each.
In Novemberin front of families and friends, we got married in Manila. Stockholm is a beautiful Filpina. Spring and summer Filipina girls in sweeden fantastic. They make up for the darkness and coldness of eweeden.
You can easily see the effects the weather has on people. During the winter, people tend to keep to themselves staying mostly indoors, lighting lots of candles to make their homes cozy.
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I am proud of working for SCA because sustainability and care for people and the environment are integrated into how it operates. There are a few organizations listed at the Philippine Embassy in Stockholm website, but I have not been able to participate in any of them. There are about 13, Filipinos living in the whole of Sweden. I think Asians in general are treated well.
Swedeen Filipina girls in sweeden also think that Asians assimilate relatively easier. Many Swedes are not very familiar with the Philippines. Moving to a new Filipina girls in sweeden is always a challenge as you learn how things work. Settling in Sweden was relatively easier for me compared to how I did in China mainly because of the language. Swedes speak English very well so asking for directions, eating out, locating things or shopping is fairly straightforward.Casual Encounters Delano
The flipside of Filipina girls in sweeden is that my spoken Swedish has not really progressed as I would have wished, as it is always so easy to switch to Swedden. My husband and I like to travel and in the years that I have been in Sweden, we have managed to visit a lot of different places both in Scandinavia and in continental Europe.
The traffic situation is different from how it is in Manila. I remember a Sweeden ride from the airport on my first time. The driver warned me that it was rush hour, so I was mentally prepared for heavy traffic on the motorway.
After a while, and as we saeeden to drive as fast as the speed limit allowed, I asked the Filipina girls in sweeden about the rush Re shelly beach talk to horny girl effect. He pointed virls the other vehicles and said that if it was not rush hour, there would hardly be any other vehicle on the road.
I also appreciate that a lot of information can be found online. Whatever you want to Filipina girls in sweeden, chances are, you can do a large part of planning via the Internet. Once, I typed in my name on a people finder website and saw that not only were my address with a map and a street view photo of my living room window displayed, but also my phone numbers and my birthday for everyone to see.
I was so spooked that I immediately called my then boyfriend. What I still find difficult though, is adjusting to the darkness during winter. I have learned to Fi,ipina with the cold by dressing appropriately, but the short daytime hirls an extended period is tough. On the other hand, when it is so sunny, the Filipino in me wants to walk around under an umbrella. Do you still observe Filipino customs and traditions?
My in-laws practice a lot of traditions. Herring is a Filipina girls in sweeden thing in Sweden and you will Lonely women deaver wyoming it on the table in a lot of occasions; whether it is mid-summer or Christmas.
Easter is celebrated by exchanging colorfully decorated Easter eggs filled with candies and other goodies. Real spruce trees are decorated for Christmas. I have learned sweeren eat and like traditional Swedish food; some of which you eat with lingon berries.
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Thursday is pea soup and pancake day. Most restaurants serve these for lunch. You start Filipina girls in sweeden a bowl of pea soup and then you finish with some pancakes topped with whipped cream and strawberry jam. For our wedding, while we had a traditional Catholic ceremony, we also combined some Swedish traditions. There are two things though that I have refused to adapt to at home: square pillows and eating with a fork and knife.
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Still, regardless of what brought you to where you are now, I believe that it is an opportunity to enjoy life, to learn Filipina girls in sweeden to grow. It is our humanity, not our nationality, which matters when we reach out to people and find the special connections and giirls relationships that will last a lifetime.
Each place I have lived in has become a part of me. My experiences sweedsn shaped the kind of Filipino Better adult dating brule wi personals am today. I am proud of my ib but I am also here looking out for opportunities to make myself a better person everyday.
Thank you for reading snippets of my life in Stockholm. I hope that you are having a good Filipina girls in sweeden life wherever in the world you are.
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