October 4th is Kanelbullar Dag in Sweden. A Kanelbullar for those who aren’t familiar with the Swedish pastry, is the most delicious Cinnamon Bun ever! Since moving here two years ago I have eaten plenty of these bad boys and I never get sick of them. I’ve tried many other popular Swedish pastries and deserts, but I always come back to the Kanelbullar as my favourite. Which got me thinking, which one is my favourite, and do other people agree? So to answer this question, I turned to google to find out which one others thought was the best in town. Some I had tried and others I hadn’t yet. So in order to make an informed decision I set out to try each one on the list. I now have a new favourite, a review of the ones I tried, and a few extra kilos 🙂 Continue reading “Stockholm’s Best Kanelbullar”
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 🙂