Learning Swedish.

Moving to a country before being fluent in the native language is definitely hard (let's not say impossible, I don't want to dampen my spirits). It is different to travelling and knowing you're set for a few days or a few weeks knowing the usual polite phrases and how to get somewhere. Sweden actually has …

Daily walks.

Here is a little snippet of my daily walks in the nearby area on Tjörn. Each day I usually walk for about 45 - 90 minutes (depending on the weather and how my knee is holding up) around the following areas. Before I head off, I make myself a nice breakfast, which to be honest …

Toftenäs vandringsled.

I love to go for walks. I could walk for hours and hours, whether it be around cities or amongst nature. At home, I will always choose to walk around the CBD in Melbourne, and hardly ever get the trams even though they are free, it is just something I enjoy doing. I think it …

Sundsby hiking trails.

Last weekend we went on a short hike to a nearby hiking trail at Sundsby (Mjörn the small island that connects Tjörn and Orust) with spectacular views. Pictured below is the full trail, because I am still having issues with my knee, we took the route of Point 1 - 5, or maybe it was 1 …

Palmhuset, Göteborg.

Living out of the city means I need to catch a bus and then a train into Gothenburg (Göteborg), which I actually quite enjoy. The bus is so cosy and warm, and quite fancy. The trains are even nicer, with tables at almost every seat and bathrooms on board (think V-Line - Victoria, Australia's country train …

Moving to Sweden.

In the twenty-seventh year of my life, I find myself having lived in three countries within twelve months. Recently attempting to fill out my previous addresses over the past ten years of my life left me confused, and made me realise that while I do not feel particularly free-spirited, perhaps I am? I have a …