We have adventured the Sahara! It says in the book, when you go to the Sahara desert, first, you need at least two jeeps to travel together in case anything happens. Second, Tunisia is the only country that you can get into the Sahara safely, even though 11 countries share the Sahara desert. We travelled… Read More Story of the Sahara
Researcher’s life could be a chaos. Sometimes, there is no strict difference between vacation and working days. I often see my boss flying around the world for different meetings, participating in conferences and working in parallel. I could not think how people could adjust to different time and place so easily. However, this time, I… Read More Workshop at Rånäs slott
From the last week of June, I started my vacation in China. It was a really nice trip for me, although I’ve gained 5 kg in 3 weeks. 🙂 I’ve been to Beijing, my hometown Wuhan, and Shanghai, those 3 big cities in China. The purpose of this trip was not only the vacation, but… Read More Days on vacation in China
Couch Surfing (CS) is a fantastic way to travel. If you do not know it, please google it! No matter you host some travelers or surf other’s couch, you will meet interesting people, learn culture in a deeper way, and, see the everyday life of the city! It is important to write references for the… Read More The CS references
During our stay in Warsaw, Poland, we went to an interesting event—“the invisible exhibition”. It was organized by blind people. That one-hour journey in the darkness was meant to experience the life of the blind. We are not allowed to tell all the details about what happened in the exhibition, just in case you one… Read More The invisible
It is not the first time I go canoeing at Skebokvarn (http://www.skebocanoe.se/) in Gnesta south of Stockholm, but definitely it is not the last time. If you want to merge into the Swedish nature with a canoe trip, Skebokvarn is a good choice for a nice summer day or a whole weekend. Here are some… Read More A canoe trip?
Katie Melua was singing once that there are 9 million bicycles in Beijing. Well, we don’t have that many is Stockholm, because whole population of Sweden is roughly 9 million people, but definitely Stockholm is bike-friendly. Whole winter I was imagining myself riding bicycle just like in song by Queen. Then spring has come and I… Read More I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike!
The last three weeks many things happened and many things didn’t happen…like my blog.. it’s been quite some time since my last post.. Oups :P! However, I was thinking about it a lot (No, you didn’t)..No, really I was, and I had lots of stories that I wanted to share with you. Everytime I was… Read More Little stories from life in Stockholm
Last Saturday I decided to be cultural by visiting the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (Östasiatiska museet). The museum is located at the beautiful Skeppsholmen in Stockholm and as the name implies the focus of the museum is on East Asia. I thought that it would be a good time to visit the museum because… Read More Kingdom of Characters – a trip to The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities
Just looking at the list of this blog’s bloggers you will see that the crowd at Karolinska Institutet is from about everywhere in the world. Surprisingly (– or not?) it was often not only KI that attracted to start a new chapter in life, but Stockholm itself. For some of you it might be more… Read More Stockholm’s magic