With the end of my Master in June I was looking for a new challenge in my life and decided to take part in the Swedish Classics (Svensk klassiker in Swedish). The Swedish classics is a series of sports competitions to take part in during a year. I picked the girls/women classics, which is a… Read More Vansbro Swim Event, a part of the Swedish Classics
Peace & Love is a festival in Borlänge, which takes place every summer in the beginning of July. It was already established in 1999 with the vision to spread peace and love and discuss important issues within the society. It is one of the biggest music festivals in Sweden and attracts Swedes from all over… Read More Peace & Love Festival Borlänge 2017
One of the most important days in Sweden or maybe even the most important day is midsummer, the longest day of the year although we usually don´t celebrate it on the 21.6. but on the Friday evening and Saturday following midsummer. This year we decided to celebrate it in Leksand which is famous for its… Read More Midsummer in Leksand
As you might have read in some other blogs, there are plenty of activities to do here in Borlänge in the wintertime. You can, for example, go skating on Lake Runn of go skiing at Romme Alpin. Only downside with both of these activities is that they are a bit far away, and they cost… Read More Sled away!
Sometimes in life you just have to go with the flow and see where you end up. Last week I had one of such moments. We had had lunch with some classmates at Ikea, yes that happens here, and after we weren’t quite sure what we wanted to do. We knew we had to do… Read More Spontaneous trips are the best trips
Sweden is well known for a large number of lakes and cold winters – when combine these you get endless opportunities for ice-skating! 🙂 Since summer and our study visit to Främby Udde in September, I have been excited for winter to start in order to try ice-skating on the lake Runn. I have skated… Read More Being active #5 – Ice-skating
It was September when we decided to walk to “the red cabin”. At that time it was a favourite trip to do since the weather was still quite good (= no rain). The red cabin or officially the Bjusanstugan is situated next to lake Bjusan, which is around 6 km by walk from the dorms.… Read More First thing you have to do when you come to Sweden