I have never been to the Botanical Garden so we decided to pay it a visit. It was cherry blossoms season and I saw a lot of posts in instagram taken from the garden so I found another good reason to go. Pay the entrance There is nobody by the gate to collect the entrance … Continue reading Gothenburg | Botanical Garden
Hisingen is one of Sweden's biggest islands and it is connected to Gothenburg centrum by a bridge. The closest I have ever been to the island was when I went to Backaplan, an area with quite a lot of shops and I was there to shop of course. I have never explored it that much for … Continue reading Gothenburg | A bit of Hisingen
How does it feel to stand on a frozen lake? If you are wearing the wrong kind of shoes and if you are not certain that the lake is hard enough to carry your weight, it can be quite scary but the feeling of seeing an entire body of water in ice and actually stepping … Continue reading The Frozen Lake
Happy Birthday day Self! Instead of swimming for 2 hours like I did last year, 2017 will be a little historic celebration for we will meet the world's only preserved 17th century ship, the Vasa. Sank on its maiden voyage, the Vasa was lying on the sea bed 32 meters below on 10 August 1628. The … Continue reading Sweden | The Vasa Museum
The monthly highlights that completed my 2016. I am excited 2017! January - Welcomed the new year with the L clan back in Tuburan. Gained a few pounds. I turned 30! Celebrated my birthday with a 2-hour swimming date with myself and then coffee. I learned to swim! I live in a country made up of … Continue reading The 2016 that was!
Santa Lucia Day is big in Sweden. The country celebrates this every year on the 13th of December as it is the longest night of the year or the shortest day depending on how you look at it, at least this was how it used to be. The celebration usually happens in churches and schools. … Continue reading Santa Lucia Day
Sweden is a coffee drinking country. People love their coffee in the morning, in the afternoon and in between or beyond that. Fika, a verb also a noun, is a very common word in Sweden. While it can be associated to a coffee break as it almost always involve coffee, there is more to it … Continue reading The Fika