A day in Nara, Japan

A day in Nara, Japan

When I travelled to the Kansai region in Japan with my family and a university friend, we spent a day in Nara, Japan's first permanent capital in history. Because of the increased influence of Buddhist monasteries that created dramatic threats to the government, the capital later moved to Kyoto. The city is about 1 hour [...]

Happy St. Lucia Day!

Happy St. Lucia Day!

Well, it was actually last Sunday but I was too busy baking my lussekatter (saffron buns) so my post is slightly delayed haha!:P I remember when I was studying in Sweden as an exchange student, I celebrated St. Lucia Day in Lund Cathedral. St. Lucia Day is a traditional custom celebrated on December 13th each [...]