Stitcher for Podcasts

Get the App Open App
Bummer! You're not a
Stitcher Premium subscriber yet.
Learn More
Start Free Trial
$4.99/Month after free trial
HELP

Show Info

Episode Info

Episode Info:

Florence Wetzel is an American who fell in love with Sweden. Despite traveling to Sweden on several occasions she delayed moving there. In this episode, we discuss what it's like to have obligations that delay certain decisions in your life. In Florence's case, she returned to Jersey to care for her sick mother.

After her mother passed, she knew it was time to make her way back. Although she hadn't traveled for long periods in quite some time, she didn't allow her fears to stifle her. She created a plan and dedicated herself to see it through.

The New Jersey native now lives between the USA and Sweden, spending three months in each country. However, her long-term vision is fixed on her Scandinavian part-time home; she's currently studying Swedish, with a view to applying her skills as an author to the language.

The result was Wetzel's debut book released in Sweden: The Grand Man: A Scandinavian Thriller. It's a detective novel about a journalist who gets drawn into the mysteries of both Palme's assassination and Larsson's lost manuscript and is set against the backdrop of the Swedish jazz scene.

In this episode you'll be inspired by the following: 1. If you want to move abroad, you can start right where you are by taking lessons in your home country and begin to build a network in the country you want to move to. 2. Don't take yourself too seriously. 3. It's never too late.

Share this post with someone who you think will benefit from it. And subscribe to our newsletter to receive exclusive stuff.

You can find more about Florence through the following:

Facebook Instagram

Follow us on social media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest | Join our Facebook Tribe

Read more »

Discover more stories like this.

Like Stitcher On Facebook

EMBED

Show Info

Episode Options

Listen Whenever

Similar Episodes

Related Episodes