A White Christmas in Åre

my first White Christmas

Growing up in Australia, I’ve always dreamed of having a White Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I love Australian Christmases. We have plenty of our own traditions, like Carols by Candlelight, going to the beach, having a BBQ and Santa wearing shorts! It’s just that all the Christmas movies I watched as a kid, made celebrating Christmas in winter look so magical. Being able to rug up in cosy clothes and drink hot chocolates when it’s not 30 degrees outside. Ice skating, the snow falling and building snowmen. And my personal favourite, Christmas Jumpers 🙂 Continue reading “A White Christmas in Åre”

Graffiti Wall of Fame – Stockholm

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”

Umeå – The Coldest Place I’ve Ever Been

Reminiscing about the coldest i’ve ever been!

As January is coming to an end and I’m starting to look forward to Spring. I’m taking a moment to look back at this time last year, when Daniel and I had the opportunity to go away for a weekend. Continue reading “Umeå – The Coldest Place I’ve Ever Been”

Fallen leaves, Fallen leaves, Fallen leaves on the Ground

“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 🙂

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