Recently, when out and about, I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of really stylish winter clothing available in the shops. These clothes are not expensive, relatively speaking; especially for Swedish prices. Sometimes, especially for the Winter weather, it can also be hard to find fashionable clothing when you have to ‘become an onion’ and… Read More Staying Stylish for Winter Weather on a Student’s Budget
In the middle of December 2013, snow fell for the first time from ages on Cairo, Egypt. Although the snow thickness was just a couple of inches, many people travelled there to see this uncommon thing and take some photos. Egypt has one place called Saint Catherine in the middle of Sinai where snow covers… Read More First snow outside the freezer
Reading the last year blogs of Dalarna university before I came to Sweden, I realized that Sweden is a “bike-friendly” country. Especially in Borlänge where almost everybody from all ages uses bikes to do their daily stuff like shopping. I usually see kids wearing helmets going to their schools on bikes in the morning. Most… Read More Biking in Borlänge
I am from a city where it happens to be 30 to 33 degrees Celsius in summer and in winter the lowest can be around 15 to 16 degrees. For me it was beyond my imagination how cold the weather could be. Before coming here, I was doing some shopping in my home country and… Read More Getting Prepared for Swedish Winter
Did you know that December 21st, is the darkest day of the year in Sweden. It consists of sunrise around 8:30 and sunset at 15:00. Sounds crazy right? It is safe to assume that “winter and darkness is coming”. Here are some things that will help you prepare for the long cold dark days: Stock… Read More How to deal with winter darkness in Sweden?
One of the great things with living in Dalarna and especially Falun, is the nature, which is so close by. It is literally almost anywhere. Last time I mentioned Bojsenbeach, but this is only one place that is close by from the student accommodation Britsen in Falun. You also have the sports area and walking/skiing… Read More Nature on Your Doorstep
Biatlon is becoming more and more popular in my country. It is a mix of cross-country skiing and shooting and is attractive to watch. Plus, there are quite a lot of successful biatlonists representing Czech rep. lately. All these reasons lead to deciding to go and experience a competition and since we missed the one… Read More The Czech expedition to Biatlon World Cup in Oslo