FIKA

 

To chill like a Swede you need to know how to… FIKA.Fika – it’s a verb as well as a noun- is a coffee break that can include coffee, tea, sweet buns, semlas,  cookies, or sandwiches.

Swedes work and study hard and they also take their down time seriously. Wherever you are (work, school, or home) everyone is likely to stop what their doing mid morning and late afternoon and takes 15 minutes for a fika break.

Fika is a massive part of Swedish culture.

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