Sveriges Nationaldag at Operan i Hagaparken

Yesterday, June 6, was Sweden’s National Day. It is celebrated in honor of King Gustav Vasa who was elected in 1523 since he is considered as that day marked the beginning of modern Sweden.

In India, our national days, such as Republic Day and Independence Day, are marked with elaborate parades and festivities. I was very curious to see how the Swedes celebrate their national day. Continue reading “Sveriges Nationaldag at Operan i Hagaparken”

The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name – Book Review + GIVEAWAY

I am a lover of personalized gifts. I believe it takes any gift to a whole new level. It gives a sense of belonging and adds extra sentiments. That feeling that that gift is exclusively yours is very special and you are urged to preserve it and treasure it for as long as you can!

A couple of months ago, the advertisement for ‘Lost My Name’ books kept showing up on my Facebook page. I found it so unique and intriguing that I got whisked away to their website. Continue reading “The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name – Book Review + GIVEAWAY”

Why K&K go to Swedish Schools!

There are three kinds of schools in Sweden – the Swedish, the International and the Bilingual. The Swedish schools follow Swedish curriculum and it’s Swedish medium. The International schools follow International curriculum (eg. Cambridge) and it’s English medium. Bilingual, as the name suggests, is a mix of both!

Kaity and Krissy go to Swedish schools. It is a common practice for Indian parents on temporary residence here to send their kids to International schools for obvious reasons –  kids learn English and find it relatively easier to catch up with Indian education on their return. So when I tell my girls go to Swedish schools to other Indian parents, I get a mixed reaction of shock and surprise!

Well.. Here is why they go to Swedish schools 🙂 Continue reading “Why K&K go to Swedish Schools!”