Last winter in Skรฅne ๐Ÿ’“

YESSSS! Few days of winter has arrived. And I’m lovin it for real. Way back from November last year.I have been wishing some snow fall in any moment of those days. Unluckily, no snow fall and no winter wonderland feels. I went to Strรคngnรคs for Christmas and New year. The day I arrived was the day when the snowfall stopped. Literally,it’s winter but everything is frozen and hard as ice and cold.

The winter last year also did not take so long. Five days of snow and it melted. And now another few days of white snow fall and it’s enough. I could not explain how happy I am like a kid.

“I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape โ€” the loneliness of it; the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.”

– Andrew Wyeth

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”

– Aristotle

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.'”

– Lewis Carroll

Probably my (our) last winter in Skรฅne! ๐Ÿ’“

We’ll Miss this place for sure ๐Ÿ’“ BUT WE’LL KEEP ALL THOSE GOOD MEMORIES AS WE COULD. ABI GAIL will be moving in Belgium to continue her au pair adventures . As I am heading back home to the Philippines for good.

#LIFEISGOOD ๐Ÿ’“

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Catch me by the sea ๐ŸŒŠย 

Spring is on it’s way and I can’t wait for real. Running, walking miles ,  biking , wearing some thin clothes and be free from the winter atmosphere. 

As I lived close to the sea. I have the opportunity to visit the seaside anytime I want. It’s make me feel so relax,calm and I feel very peaceful within. Like standing or sitting on the seashore watching the birds flying over the waves. How the waves hits the rocks . How the blue sky reflects its beauty to the mirror of water. I know, not every human race try to see every details of  how our mother nature reveals. 

Another blue sky appears on the surface

Birds are coming back

Green grass appearing

 Hope is coming and more energy and perhaps more positivity will conquer

And more importantly the sun is up daily 

So walk as far as you can, go for a bike ride wherever you wanna go until your legs get hurt and numb ๐Ÿ˜… (YOLO) ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™Š 

Love the life you live ๐ŸŒŠ

At some point in life, 

nature becomes enough for the lonely soul 

 The silence of the sea 

that surrounds you and you can feel it 

 Smell the fresh air from the ocean breeze

The salty air that blew everywhere 

and the magic that whisper in to your ear
Let your soul and spirit fly 

Road less travelled ๐Ÿšฒ

After a couple of days of shitty,snowy, rainy,grey and windy weather. Finally, the sun has come.Blue sky, featherly clouds and some sun rays aside from the temperature of -2 to -3 degrees around. 

It’s quite cold actually but cozy โ˜€๏ธ Thanks to Mr.Sun for showing up and brighten our day from the dark days. 
So, we went biking around the area and take a walk and checking a new route into the woods and (get lost)  Me and my best friend have this kind of routine every weekend that we’re taking our Ferraris (bicycle) and bike as much as we can and check some nice places around the area. (If the weather is good and we’re lucky today) ๐Ÿคฃ
We went to the golf course. That’s our first time. And unfortunately there’s quite some snow along the road and very glassy so I fell on my bicycle but of course I was hurt and start complaining about my legs but it doesn’t stop us from biking. Like my host mom said only Filipino can do stupid things. (It started when we went to a sauna place in the middle of the sea while it had a snowstorm that time, big waves and we can really feel the whole place moving into the waves.So, I told my host mom about it and she said “We’re stupid” and I just told her. No one died and we’re enjoying it.Like living life (our au pair life haha) She was just worried about us(of course) And I think she has the right to do so. 

From the golf course we entered into the forest.A forest full of gigantic pine trees. A reserved forest (kind of) where there are tracks for horses and dogs to run around. 

And of course the hightlight of the trip (chasing the sunset) It’s so nice to do things with someone who’s perception and views about life and things is the same as I do. No more arguments. It’s like your eyes will do all the talk and one of you will lead the way and then you’ll do things spontaneously. 

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So what did you up today? Hope you had a great Sunday โ˜€๏ธ

A Glimpse of Stockholmย 

I visited Stockholm twice to three times a year since I moved as an au pair in Europe. Aside from my  host country, I call it “home”.My cousin lives here and I spend my au pair break here most of the time . Like summer break, winter break and any semester(break)  that au pair scheme can au pair.

 What’s make me excite about this city is the Main Street where people are running and rushing for shopping. As I told my cousin. It’s like Tokyo(but I never been to Tokyo my entire life) but it’s crowded unlike any other Scandinavian cities I’ve been. Gigantic haha Swedes are everywhere( I thought Dutchies were the tallest European creatures on earth but I doubt it now) haha. No wonder some of the famous affordable clothing lines and designers are from this place. And beautiful men and women too. 




Stockholm has many beautiful churches spread throughout the city.And one of my favorite is the main church, and one of the most historical, is Storkyrkan (“the great church”). As a fantasy/legend lover I found it very interesting the story behind it. Like St.George and the Dragon . 

One of the main attractions in the church is the wooden statue of St George slaying the dragon. From the late 1400’s, it commemorates the Battle of Brunkeberg when Sweden (St George) defeated the invading Danes (the dragon).

Most of the tourist attractions were adjacent to each other.Walking from the Main Street going to the seaside then you will be welcomed by the Parliament building. 

As you walk in to the parliament then you’ll see the Royal Palace where in the Royal family lives. 

I think it’s the most visited area within this place. The OLD TOWN (GAMLA STAN) and one of my favorite too. 

Small stores, pubs, and restaurants were around the area. The narrow line which is connected to every street is so amazing.  Th creepy building /apartment that reminds me of a German horror movie . Hahahha ๐Ÿ˜ฌ but a beautiful/historic place indeed. 

Happy holidays from the Paris of the North ๐ŸŒŸ

Mi Oh My ๐ŸŒผ

You might be wondering why I have “Mi Oh My” as a title of my blog today. ๐Ÿ˜… I heard this song “wonderful life”by Matona and I fell in love with it. It’s actually a theme song from the movie “the angry birds ”

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I really love the lyrics of the song. The positivity on it and the melody. It tells that if we open our eyes , I think we’re both gonna find that it’s a wonderful life ๐ŸŽผ


That we  should make everyday count ๐ŸŒผ

That money can’t buy happiness ๐ŸŒผ


That when the light hits your smile , there’s a fire that ignites at the bottom of my heart ๐ŸŽผ

That if you look up the stars, They shine for you ๐ŸŒผ


That there’s always be a wonderful life (and it depends how you see it ) it might be in small way or in some other way. 

That you should make the rest of your life . The best of your life ๐ŸŒผ That HAPPINESS is homemade and its start WITH YOU ๐Ÿ’‹


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M’s 

Spring in Osloย 

OSlo is the capital city of Norway. According to Lonely planet.To the rest of the world, Norway is where MOTHER NATURE has created one of its finest art. And definitely, I agree with that.Living in Norway and experiencing how it’s written in the book is a living proof that this country is exactly a finest art creation made by God. 

Me and my best friend decided to walk around the city and see how the city looks like during spring season! ๐ŸŒฟ

Green trees around the Royal Norwegian Palace 

Those white daffodils ๐ŸŒธ


Purple tulips ๐ŸŒท


Colour tulips everywhere along the road ๐Ÿš˜


Cherry blossoms ๐ŸŒธ who will go to Japan? It’s just around the corner! Haha

Obsession ๐ŸŒธ

White (idk) ๐Ÿ˜

Tulips along the road ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Front of the shops 

Love lock bridge (haha) 

Lil cabin beside the falls ๐Ÿ™‚ 


A pabebe  pose ๐Ÿ˜Ž 


Paparazzi moves among the wild flowers โ˜€๏ธ

Oppppp choooorz! (Obligatory selfie with the water falls) ๐Ÿ“ธ

 Happy kids! ๐Ÿ‘ฏ 

Summer is quite approaching! These flowers will be gone soon. But, roses are on its way. 

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