Alcohol, One Night Stands and Swedes

The relationship Swedes enjoy with alcohol

can be surprising

A few days after I first came to Sweden

I wanted to explore the city at night

I saw beautiful blond Swedish young women

In nice dresses

Crawling on the sidewalks


And men in full suits

Crawling after them

It was Saturday night


The Swedes have been sober the whole week

When the weekend come

They compensate for all the white days

I encourage Swedes to drink

It makes them happy

They give each other physical contact

And many meet their partners like this

But I always say

“Prevent the crawling”

It is better to walk home

Not alone

Enjoy Sweden

Have fun, party, hug,

But prevent the crawling



Source: "The Social Guidebook to Sweden"

By Julien S. Bourrelle

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