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Summertime hygge

Six ideas for a summer-day of hygge As you know, ‘Hygge’ is the Scandinavian lifestyle concept describing a mood of coziness and togetherness (see more posts about hygge right here) You might think hygge is a fall- or winter thing, but let me introduce you to summertime hygge. And I’ll offer you some of my

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Walpurgis night

Why the Swedes greet spring with fire on the night of Walpurgis In Sweden and Finland, “Walpurgis Night” is celebrated on the last day of April. The day also happens to be the Swedish king’s birthday. As such, it’s a flag day in Sweden, meaning you will see the Swedish flag swaying above all public

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