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Finances and Taxes

Information on Laws Regarding Finances and Taxes For People with Swedish Background Living in the US Presented by Madeleine Thunström   Currently, many changes are taking place in Europe, America and other parts of the world in regard to how … Continue reading

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Breakfastmeeting February 28, 2012

On Tuesday February 28th 2012 the Swedish Consulate in Seattle, in collaboration with Getswedish had invited Madeleine Thunström a tax lawyer from SEB in Sweden to discuss some general rules regarding immigration and double citizenship as seen from a Swedish perspective. … Continue reading

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Seattle Bloggar

There are so many interesting people writing about everyday life, relocation, art and educational support here in Seattle. Instead of just adding them to a link page, I will add them as I introduce them. Some write in Swedish, others in English. They … Continue reading

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Lunch med Konsuln

I told you earlier that I “won” a lunch with the Honorary Swedish Consul. He kept to his word and we had an excellent lunch at Le Grand Bistro Americain in Kirkland. It is a fantastic place, sitting on the … Continue reading

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Getswedish on Adventure

  Under det här året ska vi tillsammans utforska Seattle. Ett par dagar i månaden ska jag ge mig ut i nya miljöer. Varje utflykt ska innehålla ett moment av träning, lunch och kulturella influenser. Förhoppningen är att jag ska … Continue reading

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Mingel på Konsulatet

The last Tuesday in January 2012, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce hosted a kick off/business mingle at the Swedish Consulate in Kirkland. I am looking forward to work closely with SACC so it was natural for me to attend this … Continue reading

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Does it rain much in Seattle?

Ligger dimman tät i Götet från november till mars…? Planning for our first adventure! On February 7th Getswedish will start the adventure tour around Seattle. I have some places in mind but would be happy to get suggestions. Please, add your favorites … Continue reading

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When the Peppers Blossom – Movienight with a twist

Friday night was an adventure in Seattle. First the lucky draw of finding street parking close to the event I was attending. Nordic Heritage Museum’s filmfestival. Once tha car was parked, I watched a touching story, “When the Peppers Blossom” … Continue reading

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Ansiktena bakom Getswedish

1998 lämnade jag, Linda Ström, tryggheten, familjen, kompisar och startade ett nytt äventyr med min svenska man i Boston, USA. Över en natt lämnade jag min gamla identitet som bankanställd och blev “Fru” över en natt. Det var överväldigande och otroligt … Continue reading

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Linda Ström

Linda Ström the founder of Getswedish emigrated from Sweden in 1998. The idea for Getswedish was growing for many years, but it was not until she had a Green Card in 2005 she could fulfill her dream of starting the company. In Sweden, prior to emigrating, … Continue reading

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