Living in a new country brings its own excitement and challenges. The first years are usually dubbed as the honeymoon phase. This is the moment when everything seems so bright, fresh and exciting. Then soon, things become routine and less fascinating than before. In a matter of time, we started to settle and eventually adopted […]
What makes everyone in Sweden happy? Summer. Life in Sweden can be sometimes challenging due to the long and dark winters. But it changes when comes the summer and the light brings people together. In Sweden, there is even one special day when people are united to literally have a party celebration of fertility and […]
One of Sweden’s many traditions; Valborg is celebrated on the 30th of April. The significance of the event has changed dramatically over the years and yet it is still an important part of the Swedish calendar.
So what is this Semla that I’ve been hearing excitedly from everybody so very often this month in January? Well, it is to (my) no surprise that the Semla turns out to be this sweet creamy burger-looking thing that’s available in almost every bakery in Sweden by now. A Semla is a wheat flour cardamom-flavored […]