Skates on!

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Last weekend the Animal Science Masters Group decided to do some ice skating! The ice rink we went to is called Studenternas, and it is an outdoors ice rink that is quiet close to the city centrum.   I have to say that this was a really fun experience! I am not an experienced skater… Continue reading Skates on!

Yasuragi Onsen

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One of the things my boyfriend and I miss the most about living in Japan is the onsen culture. An onsen (温泉) is a hot spring public bath; they are an integral part of Japanese culture and can be found all around the country. These baths can range from basic facilities for everyday use, to… Continue reading Yasuragi Onsen

Pinchos: a new kind of restaurant

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One of the most curious things I’ve encountered in Sweden so far, is the extremely popular restaurant chain Pinchos. In general, Pinchos is a circus-themed restaurant that serves tapas. Pretty normal so far isn’t it? However, what amazed me about this place is that EVERYTHING works with their app. The only human service you will… Continue reading Pinchos: a new kind of restaurant

Fettisdagen equals Semla

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Fettisdagen, also known as Fat Tuesday, is the Swedish name given to the day preceding Ashes Wednesday. This day is the equivalent of Pancake Day or Carnival, and according to tradition, this is the last day that people is allowed to eat delicious food and have crazy fun before starting Lenten fast. Although most of… Continue reading Fettisdagen equals Semla

The Stjärtlapp

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A few weeks ago, I spent 30 SEK in the best thing I could ever do: a stjärtlapp! But what in the world is a stjärtlapp? I t is a heart shaped, flat plastic seat with a handle, that is used for sliding in the snow – you could say that is the cheap version… Continue reading The Stjärtlapp