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Winter runs are so much fun

It was a Christmas miracle… well not really. But Stockholm received its first snowfall on the day of Christmas. So it’s up to you to decide if it was a miracle or not. And since then Stockholm has been painted in white snow and the skyline painted with orange rays of the early falling sun. … Continue reading “Winter runs are so much fun”

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”

The days are getting longer!

Today is the 1st February and you can really feel that the days are getting longer! When I came back to Stockholm in the beginning of January, the sun set at around 3 pm already and the days were quite dark. But this changed over the past weeks and it’s wonderful to see, how each … Continue reading “The days are getting longer!”

Winter walks in and around Stockholm

During winter times, when there is less sunlight outside, it gets harder for me step outside, walk around and get some fresh air. However, it’s so important to stay healthy and that we don’t only sit at home on the couch or in front of our computers! Stockholm has a lot of nice walks to … Continue reading “Winter walks in and around Stockholm”

November vibes

Time is flying! It’s already mid-November! Often, I realize what time of the year it is, when it starts getting darker and colder outside. Especially in Sweden and Stockholm, you can clearly notice when the days get shorter and shorter. November can be a quite frustrating or even depressing time … less light outside, more … Continue reading “November vibes”

Preparing for Winters in Stockholm: Winter Clothing

Coming from a temperate climate where the average temperature all round the year was 28°C, the lovely orange shade Autumn was followed by a chilly winter which I wasn’t “mentally” prepared for. The snowy season was indeed beautiful…yet the early darkness and chilly winds were a mild unexpected shocker. The temperature varies from -20°C to … Continue reading “Preparing for Winters in Stockholm: Winter Clothing”