Maria Sirviö

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

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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