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Travel Diary: Gotland Day 1

Let’s take a break from those heavy Auschwitz-posts by take a look at my second trip to Gotland this summer! During the first trip, I went there to have a vacation with my family and to compete in the Swedish Championship in varpa. That time we drove around pretty much the whole island, but this…

Travel Diary: Kraków Day 3

The excursion to Auschwitz in this post is sponsored by EnjoyPolen.com DAY 3 Our third day in Kraków was going to be the most emotional one since we were going to Auschwitz. We got the opportunity to go there with a Swedish speaking guide from EnjoyPolen which were really great since nothing got lost in…

Sharing Photos From Auschwitz

During my visit to Kraków this summer, I went to Auschwitz. The decision to visit Auschwitz wasn’t hard for me, I have always thought of it as a place that you probably have to visit to really understand what happened there. My biggest dilemma before I got there though (being a travel blogger and all)…

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 10 & 11

DAY 10 I spent most of the day at the competition site for the Swedish Championships in varpa as the day before, but this time only as a spectator and not as a participant. They were competing in an individual discipline this day and Stina and I sat beside cheering for our fellow teammates. In…

Travel Diary: Kraków Day 2

The excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine in this post is sponsored by EnjoyPolen.com DAY 2 Our second day in Kraków started quite early with us getting on a bus which was taking us to Wieliczka Salt Mine. It’s actually one of the first sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage list and I got the opportunity to…

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 9

DAY 9 The day prior, my two teammates and I had managed to qualify for the semi-final in the Swedish Championships in varpa. Varpa is a precision sport where you throw a “stone” (=the varpa) at a stick and I’ve been competing in it since I was just a kid. We won the semi-final and…

Travel Diary: Västerås

Okay, I just have to share these photos from Västerås. Usually, I try to publish my travel diaries somewhat chronological, but I have to make an exception now and write about a trip I did this Thursday first. Photographing at a field of sunflowers has been a dream of mine for I don’t know how…

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 7 & 8

DAY 7 The weather hadn’t really been with us during our Gotland visit and according to all the weather apps, this day was going to be our best shot at a beach day. Our main plan was to hang out at one of my new favorite places on Gotland I discovered last year, Surflogiet, but…

Life Update

Can time just please slow down? I was so pleased that I had two and a half months of summer vacation this year and somehow I only got three weeks left until I have to go back to both school and work. How did that happen? I’ve had the best summer and I’m so happy…

Travel Diary: Kraków Day 1

I’m home again from Kraków. I went there quite spontaneously with my mother and my grandmother on a four-day trip. This was my first time in Poland and as you surely know, I always get a little extra excited when I get to explore a “new” country and Kraków was a really good start! DAY…