Scandic Hotel Portalen

Barnarpsgatan 6, Jönköping, Småland, Småland and Blekinge, 55116, Sweden | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Jönköping

Classes have started

A travel blog entry by danielle.feijen

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... glad I have been taught phonetics. There I've said it. All jokes aside though, we used the vowel diagram, we've used phonetics to help pronounce some of the sounds that are typical for the Swedish language and we've used it for intonation and stress.

Anyway learning a new language is a lot of fun, more so than I thought it would be. That might also be because I was a bit apprehensive, for lack of a better word, if it would ...

Bäckadal

A travel blog entry by danielle.feijen

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... weeks You constantly see parents and teachers in the park watching the children go down the hill on a sleigh, which made it quite tempting to get one myself. I managed to resist though, as most of the sleighs are expensive or too small.

Anyhow, most of my neighbours have different classes than I do. Which makes it difficult to meet up at times. We still talk and stuff by the use of whatsapp and facebook, especially for us ...

Wanna go for a Fika?

A travel blog entry by danielle.feijen

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... you have a break from work or class you can also go and have a fika. Which is why the university has an assortment of food and drinks to choose from as well.


The next part I learned, from one of the professors, he teaches intercultural communication. He gave a lecture on "surviving outside your comfort zone"

"Swedes (generally speaking) don't invite people to their homes, and they will politely decline if you invite them. If ...

Day one and two

A travel blog entry by danielle.feijen

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... calls for directions they stayed open longer just for us.

I think we past the hotel at least 6 times, without managing to find out where the entrance was. We went back on the highway 3 times because of a wrong turn and we had 3 stops to ask for directions. In the end we arrived at half past 6 pm. and we only arrived by just driving across a road for cyclists and walking people. Yes, I know you're not supposed to take that one while driving ...

My Christmas Trip Around Europe

A travel blog entry by morgan749

Day 4: Today we continued on our travels and we are going to Jonkoping. When we arrived there we went to Nystedt Husky Tur och Natur which is a Husky sled company. We really enjoyed seeing and playing with all the huskies and we had lots of fun of the sleigh. We really enjoyed ourselves. After lunch we went to Jonkopings Lans Museum. It was a nice place with great history. We learnt a lot and really enjoyed ourselves. We had a nice day today and we are looking forward to ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on Barnarpsgatan 6, Jönköping.
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