Last Friday, while working from home, I received an unexpected phone call from my boyfriend: Pack our camping gear! Tonight we are going to hunt aurora borealis!
Academic summers in Stockholm are great. Short weeks, friend’s visiting, summer houses, boat rides and cycling trips. Really, this summer has been ridiculously much like this Swedish beer commercial circa 1994. But of course it’s not been all play. Actually, I have spent most of the summer doing hours of R ( a pretty amazing,… Read More Summer holidays and R programming
“Hi. My name is Mili and I am a sugar addict.” This is how I would introduce myself at a Sugar addiction support group if there was one. Maybe there is? Whatever – I don’t think I’ve reached the point of no return and sought professional help. I simply have what is called a “sweet… Read More Zumba vs. Zucker
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!
[UPDATE 2014.05.09] You voted and the results are in! The top bar in Stockholm is……………………………… UGGLAN! Nestled in the hipster-trendy district of Södermalm, Ugglan attracts flocks of millennials from all corners of Stockholm on a regular basis. A 10 minute trek from Medborgarplatsen is punctuated by 1500sqm of endless underground space where… Read More Top Bars Stockholm [RESULT]
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