Gloomy afternoons spent indoors are absolutely the best, especially when they involve warm tea, relaxing music and the company of a good book.
Back from Prague and I just couldn’t avoid sharing with you all a few of the pictures I took during my recent getaway. Boiling hot temperatures aside, I had a wonderful time strolling narrow streets painted in charming pastel colours and sipping iced coffee. Anyhow, a blog post featuring some of my favourite spots, restaurantsContinue reading “Shades of pink”
“I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.” – Charles Baudelaire
And even April has come and gone, bringing along hints of pastel colours and a warmish sun. This month has included a lot of firsts for me: the first time I experienced a Swedish Easter, the first time I saw a wild deer running freely across a field, the first time I celebrated my birthday 1900Continue reading “April photo diary”
Påsk, a celebration that has become huge in Sweden and mind, obviously not for its religious meaning, as Swedes are well down in the statics when it comes to church visits and religious beliefs. Easter is a secular feast in Scandinavia, and people follow traditions primarily because they’ve always done so, spirituality aside. Still, there abviouslyContinue reading “A Swedish Easter’s tale”
10 tips to enjoy (and survive) Swedish culture and traditions
Sunday in Sweden means strolls in the city with those amazing people I had the opportunity to bump into once arrived in Gothenburg. Even though the city is predominately industrial, the old neighborhood of Haga is absolutely breathtaking, with its cosy coffee shops, vintage stores and libraries, without a doubt the best place to spendContinue reading “Sunday in the city”