Do you like December? I admit it’s not all doom and gloom, it has its moments. But let’s face it, if you have opened this article, chances are that somewhere deep inside you find it challenging, as I do. (Or maybe not so deep? Maybe you wear it on your sleeve. Like I do some […]
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness”John Steinbeck Winter in Sweden, particularly for those hailing from warmer climes, can be a daunting prospect. The bleak wintry climate often spans five or six months and can have a devastating effect on your mental health, particularly if you’ve […]
Only during 12 weeks a year, the wildlife sanctuary Måkläppen is open. From November 1 to January 31 you have the chance to explore this nature reserve. And it is worth it! Målkläppen is the home to many birds, but most excitingly, you can observe seals very closely there. Målklappan is located in the southern […]
As summer has arrived in Sweden, the whole country is transformed. From the landscapes and the colours, to the culture and attitudes. How and why exactly does this happen?
I have always been a big fan of the olympic games, turning into a couch potato every time they are on. The Winter Olympics however, were only brought to my life when I met my Swedish boyfriend. Born and raised in a warm country, from which very few athletes have participated in the Winter Olympics, […]