Tagged: expat

Malmö beach

Swinging by Malmö

I swung by Malmö, Sweden, for a couple of days with work, and I could not have been more smitten with the city. Walking out of the train station, I was immediately struck by...

Friedrichshain

Funky Friedrichshain

Friedrichshain is simply the place to stay while in Berlin. Kreuzberg has long been popular and for good reason, but Friedrichshain was for me, the perfect balance. It had nightlife, an abundance of restaurants and...

Scottish Highlands

On Visiting Old Friends

As I touched on in my last post, sometimes it’s a bit of a mystery as to how friends stay friends after years of being apart, despite having developing different interests and living completely...

Beach

Om det å flytte

Du kunne ha sagt at Solveig (74) fra Tøyen har en mye mer spennende historie enn de fleste. Alan ikke verst, heller. Det var en søndagsmorgen i juni, og jeg hadde fortsatt litt hjemmelengsel....

Yarra River

That Melbourne Wind

Oh, so that’s what they mean by Melbourne wind! Today was windy. In fact, it’s 2am, and through my widow I hear buildings protesting and a hollow wind through the branches. In Iowa, it...

Chicago

With Ticket In-Hand…

Remember how in 2013 I made it to 13 new places? I find myself daydreaming, wondering if I can do it again… I’ve already five “new” places this year anyway: Melbourne, Queesntown, Adelaide, Sunshine...