Poland

It’s Tuesday and time to share some travel stories. Today I write about the time that I decided it’d be a good idea to move to Poland. As it turned out, that sudden impulse resulted in a lot of great memories and eventful trips in this fantastic country. I have […]

driving through europe, france, denmark, germany, the netherlands, belgium, luxembourg

It’s been a while since we have been abroad and I think it’s safe to say that we are both getting restless. We want to explore the world, now! Do you recognize this feeling? The truth is that we have been quite stationary recently and it has a very good reason. […]

A Sunny Walk, Trosa, Sweden, Stadshuset, Town hall

Trosa is one of the towns that we will visit quite often this summer. Today was our first visit this year, so we took the chance to spend a few hours to enjoy the sunshine and meet my grandparents. All in all, it was a really nice day. Today is also […]

Golden Retriever, Trixie, Vagnhärad, Lake Sörsjön, Sweden

We have been visiting my parents in Vagnhärad for the weekend. The weather has not been on the better side until this evening. So once little A was satisfied we joined my mother out to lake Sörsjön, which is quite close by. It was time for the family dog to enjoy […]

Remembering the Old Times, Budapest, Eger, Hungary, 2013

It is soon time for Midsummer here in Sweden and that brings back a few memories from our first Midsummer together. As we’re both from the cold North, Midsummer is a special tradition for us. The very first one together occurred while we were living in Bratislava and we decided […]

Rainy Wednesday Inspiration

It’s such a rainy Wednesday today here in Stockholm today. I’m quite happy that we have no plans for today, other than reading, writing, and tidying up ay the house. In other words, it’s also a great day for planning. However, I’m really hoping for good weather for the weekend. […]

Reading list May 2017

Hello, friends! I can’t believe that May is almost over and June is already knocking on our door. This month I did not read quite as many books as I would have liked to. However, it was still the best month of my life as we welcomed our little A. […]

Sopron, Hungary, 2013

Today we return to 2013 and our trip to Sopron in north-western Hungary. While living in Bratislava we had several countries in our vicinity. And of course, we wanted to grab the chance to see as many of them as possible. Hungary was one of those countries, with its border […]

Nordic animals, Skansen, Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden

Last Friday was a wonderful sunny day and we took the possibility to visit the open-air museum here in Stockholm – Skansen. It is actually the world’s oldest open-air museum and it’s located on beautiful Djurgården. The interesting thing about Skansen is that it also includes a zoo, with mainly […]

Sights in Bratislava, Bunker BS-3 “Paseka", Slovakia

Slightly before the second world war, Czechoslovakia built several fortifications along its borders. As you may know, one of these borders ran very near Bratislava at the time. Some of the more fortified parts were along the Slovak-Austrian border, a few kilometers from the center of the Slovak capital. It […]

Sights in Bratislava, Bunker BS-2 “Mulda, Slovakia

While in Bratislava, we have done our best to learn about the local history. One aspect of that history is the world wars of the 20th century as well as the Iron Curtain. We have visited a few of the pre-WWII bunkers that stand along the Slovak-Austrian border. This very border […]

Sergels Torg, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017, Gold, Ice Hockey World Championship, Victor Hedman

Something special happened last night in Cologne, Germany. It was time for the final of the Ice Hockey World Championships. The teams representing Canada and Sweden were on the ice. I was of course up watching the game, enjoying the battle game between the two teams. As result, I and quite […]