Last weekend, the family and I went to look at some of Stockholm’s amazing graffiti art. Just outside of the city there’s an industrial area dedicated to providing graffiti/street artists with the space to legally exhibit their artwork. Each Spring the area hosts the largest street art festival in the Nordics. Held over three days, artists come from all over Sweden and other parts of Europe to completely transform the area. Continue reading “Graffiti Wall of Fame – Stockholm”
Going to see the Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto, Japan has always been on my bucket list. So when I moved to Stockholm and heard that there’s an amazing display right here, I was excited. Cherry Blossoms in Stockholm! I couldn’t wait to check them out. Continue reading “Cherry Blossoms in Stockholm”
It’s Christmas time!!!
The weather has turned icy and grey. I can’t go outside without a jacket, beanie and gloves and it’s dark by 3pm. That can only mean one thing… it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit!
“In a crooked little town, they were lost and never found. Fallen leaves, fallen leaves, fallen leaves… on the ground” – Billy Talent
That song gets stuck in my head every Autumn. Seriously, for years it’s been on loop every time I go outside. Anyway, now that it’s officially winter here in Stockholm, I’m taking a minute to look back at what a beautiful Autumn it was 🙂
Last week Stockholm turned into a winter wonderland a little earlier than I expected. More snow fell on Thursday than any other November day for more than 111 years! This was caused by lake-effect snow, when a cold air mass moved across the Baltic Sea. I prefer the Swedish term though, Snökanon, which directly translates to English as Snow Canons 🙂