Discovering nature – Tyresta National Park

I love walking. I think it’s one of the best ways of spending time outdoors and connecting with nature. And because of Mia, our lovely old pooch, we need to walk everyday! Hence, I am always on the lookout for new parks, forests and nature reserves that we can discover over the weekends. I have written extensively about day trips from Paris to forests such … Continue reading Discovering nature – Tyresta National Park

A complete guide to moving to Sweden

I can’t believe it’s already been two months since we moved from Paris to Stockholm! Time has been flying as we have been busy settling in and taking care of the admin and formalities. Now that we are past all of that, here is a quick quide to help you navigate the formalities when moving to Sweden. 1) Get a residence permit You may have … Continue reading A complete guide to moving to Sweden

Mid-summer weekend trip – Lake Vänern

Midsummer is one of the biggest holidays in Sweden and involves a lot of eating, drinking and frog- dancing around the maypole! This year the midsummer holiday fell on 19 June – which was a Friday, making it a long weekend. A long weekend for us = trip! So I immediately set about planning it. Given that it’s still Corona times, we decided that a … Continue reading Mid-summer weekend trip – Lake Vänern

Moving with pets to Sweden – everything you need to know

Relocations can be stressful at the best of times and when moving includes pets, it can get a bit too much sometimes. However, with a little bit of advance planning, the entire process can be really smooth and hassle-free. Having moved with Mia, our not-so-little pooch, from South Africa to the UK, then to France and now to Sweden – I can tell you this … Continue reading Moving with pets to Sweden – everything you need to know