Sweden Adventures

Hejdå, Sverige!

December 16, 2017 8:33 pm

On December 9th, my time in Sweden came to a close. The last few weeks have been spent in a whirlwind of packing and Swedish Christmas, filled with Christmas markets, finals, saffranbullar and glögg, ice skating, and five brief hours of daily sunlight. As I approached the end of the semester, I made a lot…

Gotland!!

September 28, 2017 8:49 pm

Hello, everyone! Slightly funny story: I wrote this post a week ago and completely forgot to upload it! Apparently, being a space cadet does not necessarily stop the moment you go abroad. Sorry about that! Anyway, the weekend before last, a group of us from my program traveled from Stockholm about forty minutes by plane…

Stockholm Halvmarathon!

September 13, 2017 10:10 am

Hello, everyone! This past Saturday, I ran the Stockholm Halvmarathon. It was absolutely amazing. I was one of over 12,000 runners who started and finished the race just outside of Kungliga slottet, or the Stockholm Royal Palace, and although the day was overcast and eventually quite wet, it was the perfect temperature for running. I have…

Fika!

August 30, 2017 9:24 am

Hello, everybody! It has been one week, and I am officially settled in here in Stockholm! Classes began yesterday, and I am gradually mastering the excitements of public transportation labeled in Swedish. I have not yet gotten lost, thank goodness, and Google Maps is a wonderful thing. Some things here are familiar; pickled herring and…