Northbound Journeys

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Entry 004 // Gathering blueberries

Autumn is here and as always I am ever so excited. It is my favorite season and it is the perfect time of the year to head out on nearby adventures …

Breakfast

Winding down with coffee at a local hilltop

August is here and I feel autumn coming closer with every breath I take. The air is already different. A little bit colder and more damp, and in the …

Coffee

Book review of Stuglandet - A Guide to Free Stay-Overs in Sweden

A light rain is falling outside, the sound of it as it hits the roof soothes me. I do enjoy having small breaks from the warm, sunny summer days. It …

A short outing to Vänga Mosse nature reserve

I’ve spent most of my childhood years in the southern parts of Sweden, but as a kid my interest in nature was not what it is today. Thus I was met …

To heed the mountains call and leave summer behind

It’s easy to forget what a big country Sweden is. Just a few hours of driving can transport you from warm summer days in the countryside to cold, …

The Most Beautiful Hikes on Kauai

The thing about Hawaii is, almost everywhere you look is beautiful. Made up entirely of volcanic islands, the state has a wonderfully diverse …

Listen to the Bears Ears and protect national treasures

Protect Bears Ears National Monument, which President Trump's order threatens.<p>Amidst the many discussions of the Bears Ears National Monument, there are few depictions of what it’s actually like to experience the place. For my family, this newly designated monument in Southeastern Utah and its …

Evening hike and outdoor dinner at Huliklippan

Break that everyday routine up, don’t wait for weekends and vacation time to enjoy yourself and spent time out in nature! I decided to do just that …

Hiking

Entry 003 // female adventurers at Ängsö

I leave early on a Friday morning and after spending most of my day on a train I arrive to a hot, sunny afternoon in Västerås. It’s just me and my …

Time I

An evening trip to Viforsen during sunset

We keep the front door open all evening, letting the sunshine and sound of birds in together with the fresh air. The cats enjoy that they can come …

Birds Of Prey

Sweden's largest waterfall - Tännforsen

Situated amongst the fir trees, one can hear the rumble of the water some time before you actually see it. Walking through the forest from the …

Hiking

What winter should always look like

A lot of people raise their eyebrows and gives me a funny look when I say that I like winter and want a lot of snow. I think most people have never …

A place worth returning to

The weather is grey and I’m at home doing nothing in particular, I feel tired of being indoors. Suddenly my friends reach out to me, saying they plan …

Sandwiches

Investing in freedom

A fire is burning in our fireplace, I’ve made some bread and some relaxed music is pouring softly out of the speaker. It’s a very cozy Sunday and the …

Roads

One does not have to travel far to experience magic

I’ve come to realize one important thing since I moved to the north and closer to nature: One does not have to travel far to have an adventure or an …

Roads

A day amongst the mountains of Åre

It’s summer and the time for me and Andreas to go on vacation has arrived. We’d long ago decided that we wanted to go on a roadtrip in Sweden and we …

Hiking