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A sunny day hike @ Lida Naturreservat

The sun is back in all its glory in Stockholm and so are the hiking boots. Last weekend we went on a 20km hiking trail through the Lida naturreservat. Lida is an urban forest meant for adventurous souls. The terrain is a treat to people interesting in the flora. Along the trail, we saw the … Continue reading “A sunny day hike @ Lida Naturreservat”

Under the Sun in Stockholm

Now that the examination is over and the sun is out, it is time for us to relax and explore activities. This study period would be remembered for being most different; with zoom classes, zoom projects, zoom exams. Its time to quite online and head out into the sun (with social distancing of course!). So … Continue reading “Under the Sun in Stockholm”

Time Optimised Grocery Shopping in Stockholm

As students, we are exhausted trying to find a balance between studies, travelling, hobbies, everyday errands, parties and relationships. Its seems like we barely find time to rest and do nothing. The past few weeks of this study period have been about making to-do lists for the coming days and working the tails off in … Continue reading “Time Optimised Grocery Shopping in Stockholm”

Grocery Shopping in Stockholm

If there is anything we cannot avoid, no matter how much we want to save, it is grocery shopping. In Sweden or better still, I should say, Stockholm (my personal experience is within Stockholm), optimal grocery shopping is a skill. I am not exaggerating – two students can write the same item list for shopping … Continue reading “Grocery Shopping in Stockholm”

Fika!

” Let’s Fika next week! Good plan?” “I’ll take a Fika break now” “I had Fika earlier, I am not hungry at the moment” As you plan to move to Sweden in the next couple of months, be ready to hear this word and also, use it multiple times as represented above. Fika has to … Continue reading “Fika!”

Happy Nationaldag!

June 6th. Today is an important day in Sweden, not only because it is a red day (which means day off for everyone), but for what stands behind this “red-marked” day. Today, Swedes are celebrating their national day! Now, taking you all back to 1523 when Gustav Vasa was appointed as King of Sweden, it … Continue reading “Happy Nationaldag!”