Kyrkesund.

Another site we visited on the May long weekend, was the stunning harbour of Kyrkesund. Again, this probably doesn't have a huge amount of excitement to every Swede - as we pulled up to the small harbour, my boyfriend looked slightly bored pacing like an unenthused father trying to hurry the kids back into the …

Pilane.

With a sunny long weekend gracing us with its presence, we celebrated the beginning of May with a delicious fredagsmys feast on Friday as usual; a spread of ribs, gruyere cheese, baguette, shrimp salad (or skagenröra) and grapes, a visit to the gym and relaxing on Saturday, a family BBQ on Sunday evening, and a …

Swedish differences #3

Renewable energy. Here is a difference that I couldn't possibly poke fun at or have a giggle over. Renewable energy sources account for 52% of the Swedish energy production! Walking or driving anywhere, I see multiple solar panels and wind turbines. You see adds on television for solar, hydro and wind power (something I've never …

Being a child again.

I was chatting with my classmates a few days ago, describing how I feel like a child again. Every little social experience seems like an incredible feat. Thankfully I'm not the only one, and we shared some great laughs about picking up one or two words per sentence and hoping we're not agreeing to marry …