April photo diary

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 1900 […]

A Swedish Easter’s tale

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 abviously […]

A sweet calendar

   Swedes are known for their sweet tooth, and a valid excuse is thus needed to consume as many delicacies as they humanly can. On account of this, special days that celebrate a specific sugary speciality have been established, and you´d better take note of them! Kanelbullens dag. This cinnamon bun will without a doubt […]

Scandinavian ABC

10 tips to enjoy (and survive) Swedish culture and traditions

Sunday in the city

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 spend […]