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Midsommar Celebrations

Last weekend celebrations took place all over Sweden for the annual Midsommar festival. It’s my favourite time of the year. The sun shines all day and night and the whole country feels relaxed and free as everyone takes the weekend off to enjoy the solstice.  The tradition is to go out into the countryside and … Continue reading “Midsommar Celebrations”

Celebrating Summer in the Archipelago 

Summertime has come at last! The contrast between summer and winter in Sweden always surprises me. From weeks of snow and ice to weeks of sun and heat. There’s no better way to celebrate this weather, and to celebrate the ending of your final year of university, than getting together some friends and taking a … Continue readingCelebrating Summer in the Archipelago 

Exploring Höga Kusten

It’s summer in Sweden! ☀️ Although this can also be rainy sometimes, it also means time for travelling and exploring Stockholm and its surroundings! Last summer, I rented a car with three friends of mine and we drove up north to Höga Kusten. This is a region where I can recommend you to rent a … Continue reading “Exploring Höga Kusten”

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”