Sweden Fast Facts

  1. I learned that Swedish professionals wear eye masks in order to sleep past 3 AM or 4 AM when the sun rises.
  2. Most good hotels have black-out curtains.No Tanks sign in Sweden
  3. The sun has a way of getting around the black-out curtains in my hotel room.
  4. Did I tell you that most Swedes take at least 5 weeks (in a row) of summer vacation?
  5. The Swedish professional also has an effective tax rate of 70 percent.
  6. You get a year paid maternity (or paternity) leave, mandated and paid for by the government (see #5).
  7. College is free, even for foreigners.
  8. You are not allowed to drive your tank on some roads.
Posted in Uncategorized on 08/09/2007 11:48 pm
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