Did you know that more than half of Sweden’s total land area, 57% or 23 million hectares, is covered with forest. This corresponds to the surface of the whole of Great Britain. The north of the country is characterized by hilly landscapes with fir forests. There are also extensive birch forests up to an altitude of 800 meters.
The Swedish anthem was written in 1844. The author – Richard Dybeck – chose the melody of an old folk song from Västmanland to create the hymn and named it “Sång till Norden” (Song of the North)…
Meet a local – I hope this series will foster an understanding between locals and expats. I hope we can find inspiration in the stories shared and hopefully strike up conversation.
🇸🇪 Stockholm 🧳 Hotel Test – 📍Gamla Stan – 👨👦 Vater und Sohn
Founded by Brits and located at the heart of the hipster södermalm you find our go to brunch spot GREASY spoon. I come here almost everytime I’m in the mood for some good old brunch. They serve the brunch de la brunch, a hearty brunch and great coffee all day long, and best of all,Continue reading “Brunch at Greasy Spoon”
We landed in Stockholm Arlanda at approximately 4pm in the afternoon. It was already dark and the only thing lighting up the streets were the white packed snow. There were not many people around in comparison to the bustling Munich Airport. After eating an early dinner at Max Burger place we made our way toContinue reading “Moving to Sweden part 2”
My story I was born and bread in Bavaria (Germany). As a little boy I use to think of Sweden as this fascinating Viking land, far up north. I didn’t really know anything beyond what I saw depicted in those Astrid Lindgren series such as Pippi Longstocking. Some of my best childhood memories were withContinue reading “Moving to Sweden part 1”
Sometimes I wonder if I’m the only person who contemplates the idea of moving to a warm country every year as summer comes to an end. This thought has been a reacuring scenario in the past decade of my life. As summer comes to an end I feel a part of the warmt in ourContinue reading “Winter is coming…”
Hi friends, As the summer nears it end, I can’t help but reflect on this summer and all the nice times I’ve had in Stockholm. I can honestly say I’ve had one of the best summer’s ever. I enjoy the simple things in life nowadays, the other day I took my kids out forContinue reading “Gamla Stan series |End of Summer”
Hey friends, i was thinking of creating a fun fact article and i hope you all like it! =) Drinking Germans can have a beer for lunch & a glass of wine after Diner. Many of us have one (or more) beer every day. Coming from Bavaria i grew up drinking Radler (a beer mixedContinue reading “5 Differences between Germans and Swedes – funny –”