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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.

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.

Location:

Sweden

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

+46708236620


Episodes

Valhalla I Am Coming

5/17/2022
It's a full house again this week as the guys are joined by Erik "the Viking" Östergren! He's an archaeologist and expert guide at Stockholm's very own Viking Museum. And boy, does he know his stuff! He drops a whole heap of knowledge on the guys about everything from rune stones and the famous Birka viking village to how real vikings are portrayed in TV and movies. You're definitely going to learn a thing or two from the episode. Skål! Show links Eric's Instagram:...

Duration:00:41:47

A Meditation on Sverige

5/9/2022
The guys are joined in the studio this week by Jon Strand, a cast member of the latest season of Allt för Sverige. He talks about his experiences on the show and what it was like to really get to know his Swedish heritage. He also gives some behind-the-scenes juice, including an off camera skinny dip. Links: Allt För Sverige - "Lucky Ones" music video Website YouTube Channel Instagram Facebook Twitter See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:40:59

Vodka on the Rocks, Please

5/2/2022
It's official... Rodney is safely back in Sweden. Of course, he still isn't sure what time or day it is. He recaps a surprisingly uneventful journey back home. Then talks about his unconventional Valborg celebration, which includes an excursion to a baseball game, questionable hot dogs and even stranger nachos. Also, Sean catches Rodney up on the state of the Cherry trees and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:34:39

The Saga Continues...

4/25/2022
Straight outta San Fran... Rodney checks in with Sean on the latest in his saga to find documentation allowing his return to Sweden. It involves hiking all over San Francisco, or at least, it felt like all of San Francisco. Those hills really pack a wallop. Plus, Rodney gives us a dose of what it's like to walk through Chinatown in a sea of Pork Bun aromas while hungry. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:57

Homeward Bound?

4/20/2022
Well, that was… unexpected? Rodney gives Sean all the details of his wild journey through customs as he flew back to San Francisco. You’re going to want to hear this one. And the story isn’t even over yet! Plus, Sean gives Rodney some updates of his Easter excursion down to the giant Swedish zoo Kolmåren. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:47

Leavin' On a Jet Plane

4/12/2022
If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. And... you can see Rodney while you're there! That's right. Rodney is headed back to the Bay Area. Well, he is trying to anyway. He updates Sean on the latest perils and pitfalls of trying to document yourself, test yourself and check yourself into a flight in the post-Corona world. It's all worth it though - especially for that King Arthur Supreme Pizza upon arrival. Also, Sean lets Rodney in on his son's new...

Duration:00:31:49

Al Pitcher My Happy Place Chat

4/8/2022
Rodney catches up with comedian Al Pitcher who launches his My Happy Place Tour 2022 April 14th in Linköping. They talk preparation, expectations and hitting the stage again after COVID. Good fun. You can see the tour schedule and purchase tickets at https://www.alpitcher.com Follow Al on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Don't miss our past episode 92 with Al Pitcher (March 2021) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:12:53

Live From South Africa: It's "The Bachelor Sweden"

4/4/2022
The guys are joined this week by YouTube extraordinaire Meagan Nouis! She’s not just any YouTuber, though. She’s got the hottest of takes on American Song Contest, she was on the Bachelor Sweden in (wait for it) South Africa and she’s even been deported back to the US by Migrationsverket. But that won’t stop her. She’s hard at work finding another way back to live in Sweden — and she tells the guys all about it in this week’s episode. Meagan Nouis on YouTube:...

Duration:00:33:56

Sean Goes Post-Nord-al

3/29/2022
The guys are flying alone again this week, but that doesn’t slow them down. First, they pay tribute to the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. Then, they discuss an American music-themed TV show, Netflix series Pachinko and their Oscars picks. To close out this week’s episode, Sean get’s up on his soap box to take down PostNord...again! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:41:03

Bringin' The Payne

3/22/2022
The guys are joined this week by Eric Payne. He’s a fairly fresh arrival (April 2021) and YouTube extraordinaire. Back in the States, he was a reporter for CBS and even reported from the White House. Wow! He talks about his journey to Stockholm and how he is finding things so far. You can check out his amazing YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/c/ErickPayneYT/about See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:39:31

No Shoes. No Shirt. No Problem.

3/14/2022
It’s that time of year again… Sweden (and the rest of the nations it will compete against) has selected its entrant into the Eurovision 2022 contest. It’s Melodifestivalen winner Cornelia Jakobs! Sean wonders about the possibility for corruption in the competition and why Swedes think these artists are potentially the best in the country (sorry). He also witnesses the most Swedish thing ever: people skiing without shirts. Then, Rodney almost gets maced when walking to work, and the guys ask...

Duration:00:33:22

The Italian Jobba

3/8/2022
Rodney takes the whole family out for a lovely dinner, and gets to listen to another patron’s phone conversation the whole time. And you now how much Rodney loves his loud phone talkers. To take his mind off things, he decides to "check out" the new West Side Story movie. Plus, he finally get his tickets to fly back to SFO. Woohoo! Bay Area for Easter! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:27:21

A Brand New HD QLED YXZ TV

2/28/2022
Welcome back to 2 Guys 3 Crowns! It's been a real challenge to keep our energy up this week with everything going on in Ukraine. However, the 2 guys do their best to relay the joys and pitfalls of living in Stockholm. For instance, Sean gets delivered grassy green bananas, Rodney is paying absurd amounts of money for gas - and he also ponders the deep possibilities (and endless acronyms) of buying a fancy shmancy new TV. Come on in and take a load off, everyone! See acast.com/privacy for...

Duration:00:30:51

Is Postnord Delivering Flowers Now?

2/21/2022
We hope everyone had a lovely Valentine's Day last week! Sean had some, ummm, technical difficulties. He has a sneaking suspicion that PostNord is now taking charge of florist deliveries around town. He does have some other highlights to rave about though - including new football classes for his son and his new status as an uncle! Woohoo! Also, Rodney may or may not be starting a midnight BBQ YouTube channel. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:26:00

Barry Manilow and Sprinklers

2/14/2022
Today is the day that Rodney finally shares the big news. Finally! Also, he ponders the effectiveness of New Zealand's protest control, the rules for packed public transport and if we will ever get home. Then, the guys let everyone in on some behind the scenes technical difficulties. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:00

Party Like It's 2019

2/7/2022
It's time to party like 2019, everybody. As of Wednesday, February 9, the Swedish government has decided that COVID-19 doesn't exist anymore, which means no more restrictions. Woohoo! But why did they pick a Wednesday? The guys discuss what it all means, as well as Rodney's trip to the big city to see an old friend of the pod. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:00

Ball Night

1/31/2022
Y'all ready for this? Rodney sure is! He comes decked out in his finest 49ers gear hoping for another playoff win. It's not all about American football, though. Winter in Stockholm means there are loads of lesser known sports on TV like handball, curling and more. Plus, Sean takes us on a little rant about salty foods and Cheetos. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:09

One Heck of a Couch Pillow

1/24/2022
The guys start the show by celebrating a big win by Rodney's San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Then, Sean makes a realization that he has found the Swedish equivalent of the DMV while Rodney shares his own awful customer service story. Later, Rodney talks about his latest haul from the dollar store. You'll need to check out the Instagram page for the full story, though. But don't worry, it's totally worth it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:00:31:18

No Visa? No Problem.

1/17/2022
The guys are finally back in studio after their longest travel break ever! Sean recounts the trials and tribulations of traveling between Sweden and the US with a pending visa. He also picks out some highlights from the trip. Then, Rodney talks about his Swedish Christmas and low key New Years celebrations. Also in this episode: new theme music! If you enjoy 2 Guys 3 Crowns, please support us by posting a review and spreading the word. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:00:29:11

And to All a Good Night

12/14/2021
It's the holiday season! The 2 guys talk about their holiday-its. Rodney will watch as Sean jumps through hoops and lets people stick Q-tips up his nose in order to travel back to sunny Florida. Hey, anything for a little "Vitamin Sea," no? Nestle close to listen in on some holiday menus, traditions and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:01