Maria Sirviö

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

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A unique wedding for you, and you, and you, and you

Weddings. They can be lavish, intimate, fun, boring, and all of the above. No wedding is alike, as no people are alike. Some like barefoot weddings on beaches, some prefer getting married in a church ...

2018-01-14

Take a little piece of Swedish Lapland home with you

Are you en route to Swedish Lapland, wondering what souvenirs to shop for? We’ve listed some helpful tips for you. Here I am, again. Aimlessly browsing various items in a souvenir shop, hoping somethi...

2017-06-09

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...

2017-06-08

Welcome, the forest is yours!

Is it really true that anyone can walk around the forests and beaches of Swedish Lapland? Pick berries and pitch a tent anywhere? Yup, 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 coffee boiled over an op...

2017-05-01

An arctic journey within oneself

A group (kind) of ordinary people embarked on a 300 km journey over the Arctic tundra on dog sleds and we set out to meet them by the finish line. Just to find out – How was it? We are standing by the...

2016-04-12