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My trip to Sandhamn

Last year in late summer, I used a sunny day to visit Sandhamn, an island in Stockholm’s archipelago that is a bit further out to the open sea. This means, it takes some time by boat to go there. From Slussen, you can take a 50-minute bus that brings you to the harbour of Stavnäs … Continue reading “My trip to Sandhamn”

Winter was here…

Today marks the end of another long cold winter and the beginning of colourful spring. The temperatures are going to be warm again and the ground lot greener. And of course, the snow would be missed. Winter painted the landscape around us in white resembling a beautiful, happy bride. Snow skates and sledges were the … Continue reading “Winter was here…”

Vaxholm – the capital of Stockholms archipelago

Did you know that Stockholm’s archipelago consists of approximately 24,000 islands? Amazing, isn’t it? 🤩 One of the most popular islands is Vaxholm, north-west of Stockholm. Last year in summer, I went there to spend my birthday on this pretty island. You can go to Vaxholm via boat or by subway and bus. There is … Continue reading “Vaxholm – the capital of Stockholms archipelago”

500 days of Sweden

It has been a little more than 500 days since I landed in Stockholm. 500 days of joy, missing home, exploring a new country, missing some old friends, meeting new people, learning a new language. More importantly, it has been 500 days of immense learnings. Not just learning from the university, but also from people … Continue reading “500 days of Sweden”

Winter weekend in Falun

It’s wintertime in Sweden! Last weekend I went on a trip to Falun, which lies about three hours by train up north from Stockholm. I have been planning to escape into the winter wonderland for a long time now. Since last winter, there wasn’t too much snow, especially not around Stockholm, I had to move … Continue reading “Winter weekend in Falun”