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Sweden - the Bothnian Coast

There is something with me. Every time I go where the Lonely Planet or the Eyewitness Travel suggest I must be, I find the place uninteresting. 895 more words

Serge And Sebastian Travel Diary

Midsummer Feminism

My first impression of Sweden is that it rains a lot. I’ve been told that Sweden usually gets hit with a heat wave around May, tricking people into thinking that summer is beginning. 968 more words


Stockholm Half-Marathon

Its been almost five years since I first stepped on European soil and about four years since I last breathed European air, but three days ago I finally got to reunite my soul with Europe. 1,551 more words


Miracles can still happen?

First things first; I need to give one point to Poland. I moved to Sweden about two weeks ago and everything has gone just fine! But I got pretty (or actually extremely) amazed when I went to a bank to open a bank account. 980 more words


arbitrary favorites.

I’ve maintained for many years that I’m bad at picking favorites, and I absolutely am, though I’ve gotten better. But I’m not sorry: some days, some songs are better than others, and I’ll never be fully committed to loving any one season more than any other because they are all. 869 more words

Stuff Better Left Unsaid


I am not from Minnesota.

The first time I was ever there, I was a year old, or near enough as makes no matter.

The number of summers I haven’t spent some time in Minnesota are, I think, only two. 941 more words

Stuff Better Left Unsaid