Scandic Umea South

Address: Yrkesvagen 8, Umeå, Västerbotten, Lapland, 904 20, Sweden | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Yrkesvagen 8, Umeň.
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    Travel Blogs from Umeň

    Observation Day (Number 2)

    A travel blog entry by dana.belcolore on Apr 22, 2015

    8 photos

    ... are still learning English compared to the seventh and eighth grade classes where the students are fluent in English and have done research projects on the United States. The younger students form their opinions on the United States primarily based on what they see in movies and TV shows - often overgeneralizing that America is the perfect place and everything is amazing. It seems as though the older students primarily form their opinions of the United States based on ...

    Let the Schooling Begin

    A travel blog entry by dana.belcolore on Mar 24, 2015

    ... the age of 6 and continuing through adulthood (including College)

  • Going to school is only required for children ages 6-15
  • Students have the option of continuing school after the age of 15 by going to Gymnasium (upper secondary school) until they are 19. Many employers will not hire people who did not go to Gymnasium so about 99% of students attend Gymnasium
  • In Gymnasium, you choose between two tracks - trade/technical or academic. Only ...

  • My First Fika!

    A travel blog entry by dana.belcolore on Mar 22, 2015

    3 comments, 12 photos

    ... and lunch and then again between lunch and dinner) and lasts for about 15 minutes. The international fika that we went to was held at the Bildmuseet which is the University's contemporary art museum. This fika had an all-you-can-eat buffet and students from all over the world attended. We met and socialized with people from Sweden, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Germany, and several other places. Many of these people are attending the University and are ...

    Hej Sweden!

    A travel blog entry by dana.belcolore on Mar 20, 2015

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... by the Director of International Education. He took us on a tour of campus and answered all of the questions that we had. After the tour, we went back to our hostel and relaxed/unpacked for a little while. Around 3:30 PM we ventured to downtown Umeň to find a place to eat. We found out that most of the places to eat are only open for lunch hours, then close, then ...

    Days 6-11: Umeå, Sweden (Smile and Wave)

    A travel blog entry by alyssa.riege on Nov 09, 2014

    2 photos

    ... be. The doors to the basement are on the outside of the buildings here and are always locked. I was able to get in to it except there was definitely no laundry room down there. It was super creepy! I am not going back down there. I'm glad I had Alby to go with me. After that we went down to the one she was supposed to use and were able to get in to that one, and found the laundry room in that basement. After guessing at the instructions since ...