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palma de mallorca, spain

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adventure / beach / europe / family / mallorca / spain / summer / travel / Uncategorized

Well hello, little old but-not-forgotten blog! How are you doing? Last week I spent four days visiting my little sister, Margot, in Mallorca before she began another course for her Master’s program in Education, which offers courses abroad during the summer. With almost an entire office on holiday, it seemed the perfect chance to escape Sweden for a more tropical climate (although I’m laughing as I am typing this, because it is currently a scorching […]

why sweden?

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adventure / life / moving / personal / struggle / travel

If I were to label my relationship with Sweden on Facebook it would most definitely be, ‘It’s Complicated‘! As we now know, my background story is all over the place. I actually pity my closest friends, because they have undoubtedly heard me explain my story hundreds of times to any poor, innocent fool who’s asked that loaded (for me, anyway) question: Where are you from?  These are the friends that can practically recite my little […]

moving overseas

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advice / moving / tips / travel

Moving to a new country is no small feat. I admit, after living in 10+ different countries throughout my life, I am quite used to it at this point, but even so, the idea of leaving Colorado after seven years freaked me out. After I announced our move, I had a lot of questions about moving to a new country, so I thought that it would be fun to put together a few tips and pointers […]

nyc snapshots

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adventure / fun / new york / snapshots / tourist / travel

Last November, Conrad and I spent a long weekend in New York. We stayed with my brother-in-law and his wife, who live in a gorgeous apartment on the Upper West Side, and had a lovely (if too short!) visit in the Big Apple. Both C and I have been to NYC before, so this trip was more about seeing old friends than sightseeing, but that didn’t stop me from snapping a few pics of my […]

summer in stockholm

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adventure / city / country / europe / holidays / nature / summer / sweden / travel

I think I can honestly say that there is nothing better than Swedish summer.It may only last one week per year (sob), but when the sun shines, the whole country just comes alive! After our France/Italy/Switzerland extravaganza, we had planned a few quiet days in Stockholm with my dad and brother before heading back to Colorado. Unfortunately, as soon as we got to Stockholm both Conrad and I became pretty sick (probably due to travel, lack of […]