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Spending Midsommar in the Mountains

Whoa… It’s been a while since I last wrote anything here. Mainly because I haven’t done anything remotely interesting, except for maybe going to Japan again over New Year’s, which was fun. This spring has basically been devoted to my courses at uni since I had many compulsory ones to catch up (some of which [...]

Back in Sweden

So I’ve been back in Sweden for about 2 weeks now. I would have thought it would feel a bit strange, but it feels just the way it did before I left for Japan. It’s kind of nice to have gotten rid of all the people, never ending train riding and all the noise. Tokyo [...]

Leaving Japan

It’s been a while since I last wrote something here, but I’m still alive. Lately, I’ve been preparing for my return to Sweden. I’ll go back on Wednesday, flying with Austrian Airlines via Vienna. Last night I found out that Antti, a Finnish friend here in Japan, will go back on the same flight as [...]

The Time Has Come…

… for me to write something new here. I haven’t written anything in a while, but that doesn’t mean I’m dead or anything like that. A terrible thing, the thing that happened in Akihabara. Apparently one of the other exchange students I know was there when it happened, and stood only a few meters from [...]

Burning of Namdaemun

On Sunday evening Namdaemun - a historic gate and a landmark of Seoul, South Korea - or Sungnyemun (숭례문) as its proper name is was burnt down. It was one of the sights I saw when I visited Seoul in November. It feels a bit sad that it was burnt down, but at the same [...]