Maria Sirviö

Internet geek and mother of two. Living large in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland.

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Welcome, the forest is yours!

It is really true that anyone can walk around the forests and beaches of Swedish Lapland? Pick berries and pitch a tent anywhere? Yep, that’s exactly what it’s like in the democratic forest. Picking c...

2017-05-01

Outdoor fika for all

That Swedes have their fika (coffee and a snack), and that they drink lots of coffee, are well-known facts. But what’s the thing about having it outdoors? What’s the deal with boiled coffee? You might...

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Food

2017-05-01

An autumn hike in Abisko

Autumn… It can be really boring… and dreary… and just… just wonderful! Autumn is so immediate; it makes its first appearance after a chilly night and then moves on at full speed. Its colours and clear...

2016-09-05

The taste of Swedish Lapland

In Swedish Lapland we keep honestly prepared food from local produce close to heart. That comes quite naturally since nature’s pureness and lots of great ingredients surround us. Welcome here and tast...

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Food

2015-07-07

A backwood shindig in Jukkasjärvi

Most of you probably heard about ICEHOTEL – right? And the next question that might pop into your mind is: What happens to it during summer? Since it’s made of ice, it naturally melts away and once ag...

2015-07-07

Coffee made by lemmings

If you’ve ever come across a lemming in Swedish Lapland, you probably thought of them as quite aggressive beings. Now we’ve gotten the inside scoop – they’ve just been frustrated and misunderstood. Ma...

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Food

2015-07-07