Hiking With Children Packing Checklist

In previous posts I have written about tips for hiking with children (and ultimately surviving the hike!), and the benefits of hiking with children, so in this post I want to provide a guide to packing – a hiking with children packing checklist.  This is not really about what they are wearing, I’d like to assume they already have proper footwear and appropriate outdoor …

My Top 11 Places To Visit in Blekinge Nature (So Far!)

Throughout our first two years of living in Blekinge, southern Sweden, we have explored a lot of islands and nature reserves in a bid to learn about the area we live in.  It was very hard to whittle the list down to 11 places to visit in Blekinge, and there are many other places we have visited which have been beautiful …

Arctic Dog Sledding Adventure

Earlier this winter I wrote about trying to get a space on Fjällräven Polar.  An adventure of a lifetime.  However, only 20 people would get selected from all over the world.  The first person for each region was chosen on votes (the person from my region had over 20000 votes…I do not know that many people), so competition was very strong …

The Tobe Novus Monosuit – Snow Suits For The Winter

I recently wrote a post about our children’s outdoor clothing.  I covered what we looked for in rain and winter outdoor gear.  I briefly mentioned our trio have snow suits too, but didn’t discuss them.  So in this post I want to talk about what we look for in our children’s snowsuits.  Our three are using the Tobe Novus Monosuits in various colours …

A Swedish Christmas – 15 Swedish Christmas Traditions

The Swede’s have no shortage of Christmas traditions, and living here we have been more than happy to embrace them, and mix them in with our British ones, for a multicultural Christmas celebration.  I’m going to share with you my top 15 Swedish Christmas Traditions.  Sit back and enjoy, and you never know, you may want to adopt a few …