Mia, David and Oskar from a Slice of Swedish Hospitality
August 6, 2012, 16 Comments

The little blond two-year-old boy with an angelic face lifts his little arms up to me, motioning for a hug. We’ve only met a couple of hours ago, but in [...]

The entrance to the historic Kallbadhus Ribersborg

Getting naked in Sweden

August 3, 2012, 58 Comments

My name is D and I used to be, as one friend put it, “a big, girlie prude.” Never would I think of even taking off my shirt in a [...]

Heading out to paddle board

Adventures in the Baltic Sea: a paddle boarding story

July 29, 2012, 32 Comments

Michael, my stand-up paddle board instructor from Lomma Beach House, grips the front of my board, chest-deep in water. “You’re going to st ...

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Driving in Sweden

May 30, 2012, 4 Comments

I roll the keys to the Volvo over and over in my hand, laughing nervously as the Hertz customer service agent explains the car to me. I haven’t ...