If you want me back in the real world, come find me.

Cause if there was one thing that my road trip in the Scottish Highlands made me perfectly clear on – I’m in love. I’m in love with the sun reflecting on the Highland mountains, of the cherry blossom trees lining the villages I passed, of the plentiful lochs and glens you pas everywhere, the windswept […]

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Dentist, adventure bath & Strawberry cake

Sometimes life throws you a curveball. This time it was an acute tooth ache which forced us to change our flight back to Kyiv & prolong our rental car.. 20 mins out from Jönköping my daughter started screaming in pain and we had to book an emergency appointment with the dentist. And in the world of […]

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13,5 hours. I repeat, thirteen and a half hours.

That’s how long my 6-year old managed to drag us all along Liseberg, Gothenburgs amusement park in the middle of the city center.Thirteen and a half hours. I’m still in awe of this girl and despite the look on her face (could you look more in despair?) she was all in. Through the Hotel we had […]

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West Coast Sweden. Part One.

It all started on Monday morning when we said goodbye to Selma’s cousins who were heading home to Uppsala and we for a two day visit to Gothenburg together with Grandma & Grandpa.Selma was all prepared and slightly over-excited for the two fun filled days to come.Monday afternoon was dedicated to Universeum, a mecca for […]

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Vacation, part three

The third leg of our vacation has taken us to Jönköping, a town close to Mullsjö where my husband grew up and where his parents and siblings now reside. It’s a beautiful town, especially during summer as it’s situated by the lake Vättern and Munksjön, a smaller lake in the middle of the city center. There’s […]

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Welcome to lake country.

So Midsummer. The most traditional Swedish celebration of all. Forget National Day or Christmas Eve, Easter stands no chance and eat your heart out Halloween. This is how us Swedes like to party.  Midsummer for dummies Midsummer is a family oriented holiday, more so than any other day (apart from Christmas Eve perhaps) and it’s […]

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Wedding, visas & vacation!

Well we’re off! I’m officially on vacation. 😊 Up until now things have been calm and I haven’t been stressed at all, but then comes the whole “flying” thing. After so many years in this business I’m still not comfortable giving up control and getting on a plane. I’d never let it stop me but don’t […]

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