Monthly archives: May 2012

Flickr favorite: Lounging on the quay


Photo by: jen66 (CC BY NC SA)

Summer grilling with friends

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While spring remains my favorite season, here’s the prime reason why I love Swedish summers: Barbecues + mildly warm weather. Check out food blogger Rob’s art of stealth grilling.

Flickr favorite: Sankt Johannes kyrka


Photo by: Giåm (CC BY)

Flickr favorite: Baking


Photo by: netzanette (CC BY NC)

Visiting Luleå’s oldest café – Metropol

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I recently stopped by the oldest café in Luleå – Metropol – known for its shrimp sandwiches (räksmörgås). Running since the 20s and a classic breakfast joint for workers on their way to work, Åsa (pictured in blue) has been working at the cafe since she was a teenager. The cafe has been in her family for decades – first owned by her grandmother, and then run by her aunt.