Feeling Festive: My 2017 Holiday Bucket List

It’s that time of year! The lights have been strung, the trees are up, Mariah Carey is playing on repeat, and the smell of gingerbread is in the air. It’s official: the holidays are here!

The holidays have completely snuck up on me this year. I feel like it was just yesterday that we were turning the clocks back and now, here we are with just a few weeks to go.

There’s a lot to see, do, eat and experience at this time of year in Stockholm. With just three weeks left, here’s how I plan to make the most of this magical season.  Continue reading “Feeling Festive: My 2017 Holiday Bucket List”

What To Wear In Stockholm

Stockholm is a city of style and simplicity.

Spend any time walking around and you’ll notice that not only is everyone gorgeous, but they are all incredibly fashionable and impeccably dressed.

Since moving to Stockholm I’ve spent a fair bit of time studying the style of people around me. Whether sitting on the metro or walking around town, I’m always taking mental notes on just how I can achieve that effortless Stockholm style.

Today, I’m sharing with you the fruits of my labours: Here are the top five things you should add to your closet to get that effortlessly chic Stockholm look. Continue reading “What To Wear In Stockholm”

The Visa Fiasco

The Swedish Visa Fiasco [petiteadventures.org]

It’s been nearly three weeks since we arrived in Stockholm. It’s amazing to be here, and I am loving every minute of it, but I’d be remiss not to acknowledge just how difficult and frustrating it was to get to this point.

I shared the bare bones of our visa saga in my August month in review post, but it was all too fresh, the wound was still open. Now that we’ve been here a few weeks and the wound has started to heal, I think it’s finally time I shared the story of my Swedish visa fiasco.  Continue reading “The Visa Fiasco”

Petite Adventures Month in Review: September 2017

Petite Adventures Month in Review: September 2017 [petiteadventures.org]

Well, September was quite the month.

The first two weeks of the month were nothing short of a whirlwind. In just a matter of days I finished up work, packed up and (intensely) cleaned our flat, and said goodbye to friends.

Before I could even take a breath, we were on our way to Stockholm, saying goodbye to Leeds for the foreseeable future. Continue reading “Petite Adventures Month in Review: September 2017”