Aurora Borealis: 7 Things To Know Before You Go

Experiencing the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is on many people’s bucket list and, when seen, they offer a tantalising display of nature at her most beautiful. But, seeking the notoriously elusive aurora can be a

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Why You Should Visit Stockholm in Winter

Visiting Stockholm between October and May is a thought that sends shivers down the spines of many, but in my opinion it is the nicest time to visit.  Although the city comes alive in the

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What a Year! 2011 in Pictures

It's the end of another year and with New Year's Eve just around the corner it's the time to reflect on the year that has gone before. 2011 was a good year. Living in Sweden

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Valborg – Sweden Welcomes the Spring

In Britain, Bonfire Night conjures up childhood memories of sheltering from the driving November rain, eating jacket potatoes while effigies, or 'guys', burn on a huge bonfire. Overhead, fireworks crackle with the acrid smell of

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