October 27, 2020

WE’RE MOVING TO EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND!

It’s official – we’re moving! At the end of November, MacKenzie, our two cats, and I will all be making the move to Edinburgh, Scotland! These past two+ years in Sweden have quite literally changed our lives and we wouldn’t have had it any other way. We moved to Sweden for the opportunity to live […]

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October 13, 2020

CYCLING IN SWEDEN: MY LIFE ON TWO WHEELS

What’s your favourite mode of travel? Before moving to Europe, I would have said car, but after two and a half years of cycling almost every day – bike is my preferred way to get around!  As someone who grew up riding around in a car and was only introduced to public transportation during my university […]

October 6, 2020

MY SOCIAL DILEMMA

Let’s talk about social media – a topic that’s been on my mind quite a bit over the past few weeks and something that I definitely have a love/hate relationship with. How much time do you spend on your phone, and in particular social media every day? If you’re anything like me, since about March your screen time has […]

September 29, 2020

HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS IN A NEW CITY

One of the most daunting pieces of moving to a new place is making new friends. As someone who has moved to both new cities and countries in the last few years, this is a struggle that I know all too well. Combined with the inevitable stress of moving, at times it can all seem […]

September 23, 2020

27 THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN 27 YEARS

On Saturday I celebrated my 27th birthday. It’s so crazy to me that I’ve entered my late twenties – how did this even happen? Though I don’t feel much older, I do feel a bit wiser (but don’t get me wrong – I’m still very much figuring it out), and reflecting on this year has […]

September 15, 2020

LEVELING UP IN MALMÖ: OUR HOUSE HUNTERS EXPERIENCE

As some of you may know, in February 2020 MacKenzie and I were featured in our very own episode of House Hunters International. It was such an interesting and unique experience that I haven’t talked about much, so I thought it would be fun to go into a bit more detail here!  Warning: if you […]

September 8, 2020

COFFEE AND KANELBULLAR: WHERE TO FIKA IN MALMÖ

Let’s talk about Fika – because who doesn’t want an excuse to have a kanelbulle (cinnamon bun) for an afternoon snack? The word Fika is often translated to mean “a coffee or cake break”, and while this is correct in a sense, Fika is so, soooo much more. One of the very first things we […]

August 31, 2020

10 WAYS I’VE CHANGED SINCE MOVING ABROAD

Looking back on the past two years that I’ve lived in Sweden, there are so many things about my life that have changed. From daily habits to overall mindset, experiencing life in another country has given me perspective and opportunities I never would have imagined. Though the number is closer to 10,000 – keep scrolling […]

August 28, 2020

DENMARK DIARIES: 2 DAYS IN BEAUTIFUL AARHUS

As the second largest city in Denmark, Aarhus is a city that we’ve been wanting to visit for some time. Named the Capital of Culture in 2017, Aarhus has grown rapidly in the last few years and is now home to amazing architecture, great restaurants, shopping, and other activities. With recommendations from friends along with […]

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