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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

The Winds of Winter Return

4/6/2021
The guys hunker down in the digital studio to escape a freak Easter snowstorm. It's snowing sideways!! They talk about their Easter activities, including Sean's getaway to "Westeros," Bolibompa run-ins, deviled eggs and more. Plus, Rodney has more updates on the joys of teaching a new driver to navigate the highway. Follow us on: Instagram / Facebook / YouTube / Website See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:16

Smoke? On The Water

3/29/2021
What was going on with the weather in Stockholm on Saturday? The guys try to get to the bottom of the smokey air that didn't smell smokey. Plus, Sean's toddler is hiding valuable items all over the house (remote controls, wallets, light switches, etc.), Rodney gets spammed, packaging stores that don't package anything and more! Want to hunt for Easter Eggs? See if YOU can find them all HERE See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:32

These Crap Boots Have Planted Their Last Potato

3/23/2021
The guys are back to talk about Lenny Kravitz's 56-year-old abs of steel, a new Easter contest and a whole bunch of Swedish sayings that Sean is trying to understand. For instance, the mysterious "tack-eh", crap boots, sliding shrimp sandwiches and more! Easter Egg CONTEST details are posted on our Facebook and Instagram accounts, WIN A 2G3C cap! Make sure you follow us! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:27:46

Say It Ain't Snow

3/15/2021
The guys are back in studio this week having made it through the flash blizzard. Sean almost blew away making the preschool pickup and Rodney is dreaming of BBQ weather. Plus Sean wonders why the online grocery ordering is holding out on him and why Telia is limiting his internet speed (thanks, Zoom). He saves some time to give a shoutout to a new favorite spot: The Bagel. Plus, Rodney wonders why a whole bunch of updates to the Coronavirus guidelines are scheduled to take place on April...

Duration:00:32:27

Flatpacking Through History

3/8/2021
The 2 guys are joined this week by Åsa and Chris, the duo behind the podcast A Flatpack History of Sweden - the quintessential guide to Swedish history. They share the story of how they came up with the idea for their podcast, their story of moving during a pandemic and some of their favorite Swedish historical figures. They also discuss some of the historical places around Stockholm that they're dying to visit post-COVID. Be sure to check out A Flatpack History of Sweden on Spotify and...

Duration:00:34:57

The Man With Three Flags

3/1/2021
The guys are joined this week by comedian Al Pitcher. You might know him from one of his popular Netflix specials, a few SVT appearances or one of his many stand-up comedy stops around Stockholm and the UK. He talks a bit about how he ended up in Sweden, how it differs from his New Zealand upbringing and how his kids still don't approve of his Swedish language skills. While his tour is currently postponed due to COVID-19 measures, you can still reserve tickets for October! Visit his...

Duration:00:40:59

Speaking of Getting Sick... That Reminds Me

2/16/2021
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: SWEDEAN10 semlor in 10 minutesHERE2 YEAR ANNIVERSARYFebruary 21st at 8pmHERE See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:59

10 Semlor, 10 Minutes, 0 Problems

2/11/2021
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 20:00 CET). We hope to see you there so we can root him on in his latest challenge! Link to Dean's YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2OrTKnH See...

Duration:00:06:54

It Started With a Stag Party

2/8/2021
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 selling merchandise for Swedish bands, and also his favorite Swedish foods. You can find Archie on: Instagram - @archmccallum Tiktok-...

Duration:00:35:24

The Boy Is Back In Town

2/2/2021
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 father daughter time: constructing an IKEA dresser. If you are listening on a platform that allows reviews, PLEASE take a minute to leave a rating...

Duration:00:31:49

Destination Stockholm

1/25/2021
Sean winds up his Brazilian adventure this week and heading back to Stockholm. He gives us his final update and travel plans. The guys talk about empty airplanes, face mask tricks, 5G flash, 3 Crown history and favorite Swedish words. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:16

Buggin' Big Time

1/18/2021
Sean checks in from Brazil with exotic bug battles and tips on tasty beach treats. Rodney has become the "American pancake dad" while the Swedish King's Guard (Livgardet) celebrates its 500th anniversary. — Subscribe to 2 Guys 3 Crowns wherever you get your pods and follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:35

The Heat Is On... Kinda

1/11/2021
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 Restaurant: www.faros.se See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:11

Travelin' Man

1/4/2021
HAPPY NEW YEAR! The first episode of 2021 and Sean joins in from Miami... not Brazil? He fills us in on the family's journey to the states and almost South America. Rodney is holding down the fort in Stockholm and contemplates the savings of celebrating Christmas AFTER Christmas. Here we go! Note: If you haven't done so yet, please leave us a review wherever you listen to 2 Guys 3 Crowns. —Thank you! Follow us on social media and check our YouTube channel for exclusive behind-the-scenes...

Duration:00:32:03

2020: The Finale

12/14/2020
Ring in the end of 2020 with the 2 guys. We recap some of the craziness we've experienced this year in Stockholm, Sean discusses his upcoming voyage back into the jungle, and we highlight our Christmas wish lists in case Santa is listening in. Then, we answer some questions sent in from you listeners. Happy Holidays! See you in 2021! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:38:46

50 Shades of 2020

12/7/2020
It looks like 2020 reared its head again this week. The 2 guys recount how they've had to interact with the Swedish health care system. Then, Sean tries to figure out what a Christmas egg is, and Rodney is being pursued across the internet by virtual advent calendars. It's a wild episode this week! Official 2 Guys 3 Crowns merchandise: 2guys3crowns.store See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:35:57

The Cow Says Mööö

11/30/2020
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 tell what's on sale and trying to find food that suits his Midwestern palate. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:40:43

Birthday Boy

11/23/2020
It's a special day for episode 80... we have a birthday in the house! Rodney recounts his birthday hijinks including battling a winter squall to get some bbq ribs. Then, Sean tries to figure out what he has been hearing in pre-school and on the street in another edition of Say What. Later, it's Rodney's turn in the hot seat for Quiz Time while Sean tries to stump him with sometimes controversial (sort of) questions. As mentioned in the episode: Fem Små Hus (restaurant): Website At Six...

Duration:00:32:25

Ambassador Rodney

11/16/2020
Here he comes... Ambassador Rodney!! Or, at least he plays one on TV, or he stayed at a Holiday Inn last night. Rodney recounts his experience of appearing on the Swedish TV show DIPS. We also get some mustache and beard updates for Movember, and we take a listener question about a "Swine Apple." Plus, we debate the versatility of natural v.s artificial Christmas trees. Rodney appears at 11m55s in S2E1 of Dips on SVT. Link See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:26

Who Is That Mustachioed Man?

11/9/2020
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 for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:44