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Christmas Market at Drottningholm Palace

Today it was time for us to go and explore a bit more of Stockholm, to a part of the city that we so far had not uncovered. This weekend there is a Christmas market at the Drottningholm Palace. In… Continue reading →

The Life of a Foreigner In Sweden

Kära Sverige! Welcome to the story of my life as a foreigner in Sweden, a country known for social democracy, blonde women and fermented Baltic Sea herring. Some people claim that it is the home of Santa Claus. I beg to… Continue reading →

Two Nordic Capitals & An Eventful Week

It’s Sunday night and all I can say is wow – what a week! I’m feeling quite lazy after an eventful week in two beautiful Nordic capitals. This week we had our kitchen fixed, Stockholm drowned in snow, and I… Continue reading →

Snow In Stockholm: Winter Is Coming

This morning when we woke up the world outside our window was white. Some lazy snow flakes were falling towards the ground. It was the first morning in a long time that the ground was white. Many people think of… Continue reading →

Autumn in Stockholm: A Walk in Igelbäcken Nature Reserve

At this time of the year here in Sweden there is a great need to take advantage of the few days that actually offer some sunshine. Especially when those days happen to occur during the weekend. There will be few… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Uppsala, Uppland

Uppsala is probably the student capital of Sweden and maybe Scandinavia. However, there are more than only students in the city, even though they play a big part in everything that goes on. After all, Uppsala University is the oldest… Continue reading →

The Crayfish Party – A Typically Swedish Affair

There are few celebrations that are as typically Swedish as a crayfish party. Every August these parties pop everywhere: families arrange them, your workplace might invite you to one, they are also popular among friends. A word of warning: a… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Gränna, Småland

Few places in Sweden are as assiociated with the thought of one single product as Gränna. The town lying next to lake Vättern is famous for a traditional sweet and that is the Polkagris. Once in town, it is really… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Stockholm, The Capital

Stockholm is not only the capital of Sweden, it is also by far the largest city in the country. It has around 925.000 inhabitants in the city and almost 1.400.000 in its urban area. This means that almost one out… Continue reading →

Day Trip- Let’s Go To Uppsala

At 8 o’clock on Saturday morning Jesper woke me up with the words “I want to go somewhere for a day trip“. We thought about it for a while. The city center was out of question because of the half… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Vadstena, Östergötland

There are few towns the size of Vadstena in Sweden that would be able to compete with its history. With around 5.600 inhabitants it is the center town of the Vadstena Municipality in Östergötland County. Here you will both find… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Borensberg, Östergötland

It’s time to explore Sweden a little bit more! This time we visit Borensberg – a quaint small town next to Lake Boren. We recommend you to make a detour to this charming place if you are visiting any of… Continue reading →

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