Hiking In Northern Sweden Via Vistas And Nallo

I was desperate to return to the mountains of northern Sweden for another long multi-day hike.  It is so beautiful up there, and my favourite time is early September.  The temperatures have cooled, the mosquitos have disappeared, and the short lived arctic autumn is underway in all its glorious colours.  The last time I hiked up here I was with my hubby, and we …

Raising Children In Sweden – An Expat’s Perspective

A large part of our motivation for moving abroad was our children, and giving them what we felt was a better lifestyle than we could in the UK.  Not better in terms of more things or money, but in terms of quality.  However, it is important to remember that this blog post is based on our (so far) two year …

Chokladbollar – Chocolate Ball Recipe For Chokladbollens Dag

Friday 11th May (fredag elfte maj) is chokladbollens dag….yes, that’s right, they have a whole day dedicated to eating chokladbollar (chocolate balls)!  The longer I live here, the more I feel this country is the perfect place for my sweet tooth to have taken residence.  It seems there is always a yummy treat to spend a day officially celebrating!  We …