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The definitive podcast about what it's really like to live in Stockholm, Sweden. Told from the perspective of 2 American expats (one who is half Swedish), you'll get to know the amazing, the bizarre and best kept secrets of the capital of Scandinavia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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The 2 guys recount their latest trials and tribulations with trips to ICA. Then, Sean tries to make sense of watching the mind-bending movie Tenet on an airplane screen. Rodney admits he tried, but gave up and settled for Tom Hanks. Plus, the guys share their manicure expertise and discuss some cool upcoming events: The first is SWEDEAN attempting …
 
We interrupt your weekday for a special 2 Guys 3 Crowns bulletin! We've teamed up with the fellow expat and competitive eater known as SWEDEAN - as he attempts to break a record by eating 10 Swedish semlor in 10 minutes or less. The feat will be attempted LIVE for one night, and one night only: Tuesday, February 16th at 8pm Stockholm time (aka 20:0…
 
The 2 guys are joined in the studio this week by Archie McCallum. A professional musician from Scotland, Archie originally came over to Fränsta, Sweden to play football (or "soccer" in American English). He shares his experience of being thrown into the Fränsta social scene on his first full day in the country. Then, he talks about his time on tour…
 
Sean is back in Stockholm! What's with all this white stuff all over the ground? Why is there a minus sign before the temperature? Where are the tree frogs? So much is confusing - he must still be suffering from jet lag. Sean recounts his trip over four days and six airports. Rodney fills him in on what he's been missing, as well as some classic fa…
 
Sean takes a break from his Brazilian poolside to fill us in on over-the-top BBQ, hot weather and the state of COVID where he's at. Rodney shares a snowman tale and recounts a recent dinner out with family at Faros Greek Restaurant in Södermalm... including the adventure of getting there. Check our Instagram stream for the BBQ pictures. Faros Greek…
 
The 2 guys are joined in studio this week by Ross Schager. He is a new addition to the expat community in Sweden this year. He and his wife Karin (one of our previous guests) relocated from Chicago in the. middle of the pandemic and lived to tell the tale on this very podcast. He recounts his tales of giving up his beloved paddle boards, trying to …
 
It's Father's Day in Sweden! The guys talk about how they spent the day, and they also introduce their Movember campaign. Rodney is growing out a mustache (and Sean is going full beard) to raise awareness and money to support men's health medical research. Plus, apparently a meteor (or meteorite?) exploded over Stockholm... See acast.com/privacy fo…
 
The 2 guys are joined by comedian Brian Jordan this week. Originally from South Florida and Georgia, he’s been in Sweden longer than he likes to admit. He gives the guys the inside scoop on how he got into comedy (hint: he didn’t start in the U.S.), what to do while in Malmö, his go-to meal when he goes back home and even how to get into stand-up c…
 
Halloween is here! All week long… whenever you least expect it. The guys review their preparations and their own Trick-or-Treat strategies. Plus, it’s pumpkin-mania in Sweden, but the guys are already preparing for the best instant sides for the holiday table. Also, Rodney is teaching his daughter how to drive in multiple languages while Patrick Ri…
 
Rodney treats us to some poetry to celebrate the “Swedish Mirage.” Don’t let the warm weather distract you though, the cold weather is ominously approaching. Then, Rodney recounts the adventure of buying reading glasses in Stockholm. Plus, there’s a new update on the search for the new Skoda. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio…
 
Höst, Fall, Autumn. Whatever you call the season, it’s arrived in Stockholm. The guys try to figure out some traditional Swedish ways to celebrate, while Rodney tries to avoid it entirely. And, as the nights draw in, the 2 guys talk about some of the best options for streaming right now. EXTRA: check the Pre-pod video on our YouTube channel: https:…
 
The guys are joined by the great Edward of The Early Birds, a Stockholm-based start-up that helps businesses improve their e-commerce. He talks about his world-spanning journey to Stockholm, how he got involved in the start-up, how 2-day shipping will succeed in the city and even his best under-the-radar hot spots around town. Amazon is coming to S…
 
The guys are soaking up the last rays of Swedish summer. And apparently this was the weekend to party. Rodney and Sean talk about their suddenly wild neighbors, tips for enjoying the rest of August, new neighborhood discoveries and new high schools (or gymnasiums….?). Plus, would you buy a sofa from Blocket? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and op…
 
This week, Sean recaps some of his latest adventures with a few tips to escape Stockholm - even if you only have a weekend to do so. Plus, the guys try to figure out advanced Swedish vowel usage and some classic idioms and phrases that just don't make sense when translated. Hold onto your thumbs... it's episode 65! See acast.com/privacy for privacy…
 
If you missed our recent 4th of July LIVE stream on Facebook, here is the audio track. Thank you to the American Club of Sweden for the invitation. If you'd like to check out a replay of the original video, it's available on our Facebook page @2guys3crowns The recipes we mentioned are also available on Instagram and Facebook. You can find Rodney's …
 
Mark your calendars for our 4th of July Extravaganza! In partnership with the American Club of Sweden, we will be live streaming the episode on Facebook. Get our go-to ingredients for the perfect 4th of July festival, and ask us questions live on the stream. Plus, listeners who submit their questions ahead of time via our Facebook and Instagram pro…
 
It's Swedish National Day! But what, exactly does that mean? Is it a flag day, an independence day, a random holiday so you don't have to work? Nope. It's a BBQ day! The guys share some go-to recipes and their thoughts on what BBQ weather is. Hint: it's been BBQ weather for at least a month. Plus, Sean is looking for a hidden-gem getaway in Sweden …
 
The guys are joined this week by Danielle and Ben from Swedish For Professionals - an organization dedicated to teaching professionals, well, Swedish. They stop by to talk about their own expat stories, what's important for expats to learn beyond just the language and more. Don't forget to check out their websites and app: Swedish for Professionals…
 
The guys are joined by Karin Rosenquist-Schager, founder and designer at Love STHLM. Currently based in Chicago, but originally from Stockholm, she gives the guys the inside scoop on what she misses from back home, what it's like to live the US in the time of Corona, and how she is trying to move back to Sweden in the middle of a pandemic. To see K…
 
This week, the guys sit down with Larry - owner of "Larrys Corner" coffee shop in Stockholm. An OG expat, Larry has been here for 40 (!) years. He relives the 'good ole days' and talks about his history as a Swedish librarian, pancakes, his love of obscure film and much more. Visit the Larrys Corner Facebook page for location and events: https://bi…
 
The next chapter of the Coronavirus Chronicles brings us Lola Akinmade Åkerström! A renowned travel photographer (represented by the National Geographic Image Collection), writer, TED talker, founder of businesses, mom and more, we get her inside scoop her favorite travel experiences. Plus, she shares her favorite hidden gem in Stockholm. Check Lol…
 
It's 3 guys, 3 crowns this week as Patrick "Risotto" Botlero joins us. A fascinating story that takes us from New York City's financial world, to the country homes of Italian grandmothers and back to Sweden. Patrick shares some of his inspiration and where you can find his pop up experiences. Order his cookbook, Den Stora Risottoresan, today! https…
 
Social distancing can be a bit lonely, so we've invited a very special guest this week. - Germaine Thomas returns! She joins the guys to talk about the recipes getting her through quarantine, the JamNation band's new EP and planning a tour in the age of Corona. Plus, she runs the gauntlet of our 5 personal questions. See acast.com/privacy for priva…
 
Congrats, everyone! We’ve made it through another week of social distancing. The guys talk about their strategies for beating the boredom including new recipes, must-watch Netflix and baby sleep training. Plus, strategies for eating outside (if it’s not snowing - again). Also, a restaurant based on toilet paper? See acast.com/privacy for privacy an…
 
The side effects of social distancing mean the guys have some crazy stories to discuss this week - including entertaining an infant who refuses to sleep and Sean almost blowing himself up in the pursuit of grilling. Plus, Rodney drops some interesting facts about why Sweden won't run out of TP. Then, the guys discuss some Netflix recommendations to…
 
Sean has finally made the long journey back to Stockholm. He recaps some of the joys of long haul travel with an infant, cold weather in Miami, and re-adjusting to Stockholm’s weird quirks. Rodney fills Sean in on the details of what Swedish winter has been like (complete with the Swedish pose). Plus, the guys discuss the national entry to Eurovisi…
 
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