Category: Travel


Weekend trip: Malmö and Copenhagen

From north to south. A friend of mine from Finland is currently an exchange student at Malmö University. So of course I had to use the opportunity and visit. I had never been to Malmö before and it was surprising to see how different it was from Umeå. The first thing I noticed was the Skåne […]

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Discover Helsingborg: the city by the sea

I’ve always had a thing for uncommon places; hidden cities that you may have not have heard about before but once you visit a feeling of familiarity and complicity start growing easily. Helsingborg is one of those. The combination of a big city culture, the proximity to the sea, nature and countryside qualities, make it […]

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One Train Ride Away to Gävle

Thanks to Francesco, I have a mission to do at Gävle – to see Gävlebocken a.k.a. The Goat. My visit to Gävle (read: ˈjɛːvlɛ) is a quick one since I live in Uppsala where it takes about seventy-one minutes for me to reach Gävle Central Station from Uppsala Central Station by train. Since I subscribed […]

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Travel Journal: Lapland

Do you guys get goosebumps just by remembering an amazing landscape, or simple an amazing experience? Well, this is how I feel right now. I don’t even know where to begin. This year I went on a trip to Lapland with my friends, all the way across the arctic circle, and this is definitely the […]

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One semester in Sweden, a million stories

My first 4 months in Stockholm, Sweden. I came to Stockholm, Sweden on the 21st of August, dreams in my eyes, knots in my stomach. I left my Sunny and cozy hometown, Chennai, India and set out for an adventure, a new experience, a new country, a new continent, a new hemisphere, to build my […]

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48 hrs Gothenburg on a budget

Gothenburg is the best city in Sweden. I am completely bias in saying this. But hey I love this city! The aim of this blog-post is to guide you on a tour of Gothenburg on a student budget. First, you need to: Purchase a Gothenburg City Card that for approx. SEK 335 during low season (October […]

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