Lost in Translation (2): Bahasa Indonesia dan Bahasa Swedia

Dalam tulisan ini, saya pernah menyinggung bahwa Bahasa Indonesia dan Bahasa Swedia memiliki beberapa kata yang sama tulisan dan maknanya. Tidak terlalu mengherankan memang, mengingat bahasa Indonesia banyak menyerap kata-kata dari Bahasa Belanda dan Bahasa Portugis, yang tentu saja satu nenek moyang dengan Bahasa Swedia sebagai sesama Indo-European Languages. Bahasa Swedia sendiri merupakan cabang dari…

Australia or Sweden?

During my first weeks in Lund, every time I met new people, they always asked me same question: “What do you think about Sweden?” It sounds like a simple question, but honestly, it is hard for me to answer. Not because I don’t like Sweden, but because I never really ask myself about that. I…

9 Swedish Cakes and Pastries You Should Know (and Eat!)

Winter, for me, is the best time for culinary adventure. Why? Because you can eat a lot and blame it on the weather. You can chew all day long and simply say “It’s the weather” when your significant others start to complain about that. Haha. Having that principle, no wonder I gain some weights after…