Hello hello, This summer I had the chance to take a wonderful trip to Visby to visit my boyfriend’s family. It was truly a much needed trip to after all the work and study stress. Visby is a small town on the island of Gotland, one of the best well preserved medieval historic sites and… Read More My trip to Visby this summer!
Having been in Sweden for nearly two years, I can happily say I have experienced many Swedish traditions. Luckily there are loads and another reason to celebrate is never far away. For those of you who are coming to Sweden in September, why not try a new Swedish thing every month? January: Watch the Fireworks… Read More A Swedish Tradition for Every Month: How many have you done?
Sweden is quite expensive but like any place in the world, you can always find things to do for free 😀 Stockholm is no exception, you can visit the old town, go to a museum, visit one of the many parks or take a free walking tour. However, Sweden has surprised me several times with other FREE things… Read More 5 surprisingly FREE things in Stockholm (and 3 things that surprisingly aren’t)
Winter may not yet be over and there may still be snow on the ground…. BUT I remain optimistic that spring is just around the corner. Despite being British, and therefore immune to all bad weather (?), winter in Stockholm has definitely been tough at times. The city can look at its most beautiful under… Read More How I survived a winter in Stockholm…
One of the best things about doing a Global Master’s is the opportunity to call a new city home for a couple of years. As I’ve settled in, the requests from friends and family to visit have gradually built up. In fact, just last weekend, one of my friends from home came to stay and… Read More How to host in Stockholm…
New day, new blog! A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a Women’s March in Stockholm! The first ever March took place in January 2017 in Washington and was for a lot of topics such as women’s rights, healthcare, immigration reform and human rights. This year in Stockholm the theme of the… Read More Women’s March Stockholm 2018
Where do you take your friends and family when they come visit you? How can you convince them that what Stockholm offers is worth not seeing the sun for 3 months? My family visited me in October, and I was so excited – I wanted to show off Stockholm! Below is a list of museums… Read More Family and friends coming to Stockholm? Take them to these museums and restaurants
As the first real snow falls, it is hard to not think about Christmas and all the holiday events coming up with the break. Unfortunately, KI students are always busier before the break, but that doesn’t stop up from getting into the holiday spirit! All around Stockholm there are plenty of activities to have a… Read More Getting Into the Holiday Spirit!
This weekend from the 23rd of September till the 25th of September there was a bakery and confectionery fair held and I had the opportunity to go attend it!! Let’s just say, getting to taste so many delicious chocolate treats just made my day. Also gave me a sugar rush but hey who cares! 😀… Read More The time I got to go to a bakery and confectionery fair
Last weekend I went to a festival that I didn’t get to experience last year when I first came to Stockholm. It is called the Stockholm Street Food Festival located in Kungsträdgården, just a couple of miles away from the palace. While the food was good and the atmosphere was fun, I think this festival… Read More Stockholm Street Food Festival