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59 North
Travel writer from Cincinnati, Ohio now living in Stockholm, Sweden and exploring the world with an Aussie husband. Going Viking is my in progress memoir.
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  • Just can't get enough: Long days of light 3 months ago     Even after living in Stockholm for over 11 years, I am still deeply, totally and completely fascinated by the long days of light this time of year. While the official sunrise is at 3.30 in the morning and sunset is after 10, it does not completely get dark the way it does in winter. The...
  • The Swedish smorgasbord of life 4 months ago   OK, I admit it: I’ve been quiet on the blog lately. I could whine and say life’s been too busy, inspiration has been missing or give some other excuse. While all would be true, writing here just hasn’t been a priority of late. But I have been writing  a lot. In addition to all the writing...
  • A taste of Norway 6 months ago   To celebrate our anniversary last week, we went to dinner at Lysverket. The restaurant in located in the KODE 4 art museum in Bergen and specializes in fresh local seafood and produce. There’s no doubt that this place is cool. The decor is Scandinavian minimalist and the restaurant turns into...
  • Weekend getaway to Norway: Hail, snow and the best king crab 6 months ago   Hail, snow, sleet, sunshine. Then repeat. Over and over again. That is my best summary of the weather in Bergen, Norway, last weekend. Robert and I went to celebrate our 14th wedding anniversary and in spite of the crazy weather that changed every few minutes, we had a blast. Or maybe we had a...
  • Winter boat tour of Stockholm 7 months ago     There’s a new ferry that connects Södermalm with Kungsholmen. I’ve always thought that there needed to be a way to go between  the two islands by boat, so I was happy to take the mini journey between Söder Mälarstrand and Norr Mälarstrand. Today was sunshiny and not too cold, so...

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