I treated the family with a four day trip to Visby on Gotland to celebrate signing for a new job. Gotland is the large island in the middle of the Baltic Sea. A popular tourist destination reachable in a three hour ferry ride from Nynäshamn south of Stockholm. View from Galgberget (Gallows Hill) north of … Continue reading Visby
My holiday in Greece is coming to an end. Tomorrow I will fly back home to my wonderful family in Stockholm. Presents are bought and packed. I have one more day of exploration in Thessaloniki with Oskar and Aki, talking about life. About travelling out into foreign lands and creating a life of your own. … Continue reading Greece
Meteora means between Heaven and Earth. Millions of years ago, the area that is now Meteora in Greece was covered by ocean. Layers of sediment created the sandstone that later eroded away, creating the weathered forms that make up Meteora today. The geography is not unlike Grand Canyon and Brice Canyon in the US South … Continue reading Meteora
Athens is more than Acropolis. Athens is the past. Athens is the present. And in Athens we see the shadow of the future. These are my observations and thoughts from walking around Athens three days in March. Faith I enter a Greek Orthodox Church to join the morning prayer with the locals. The smell of … Continue reading Athens
So it happened that I found myself in Athens, Greece in March. First place to explore being Acropolis, the 'high city' with a history of more than 2500 years. Finally getting some use of learning the difference between doric and ionic columns in third year gymnasium, I made it to the top on a beautiful … Continue reading Acropolis
Today I am a full time game designer. It is time to recharge and do something fun.
Stockholm is a popular tourist destination and you can easily find many guides for what to see and do during your stay here. After soon six years in Stockholm, I find that I have distilled a personal list of recommendations for when friends and family come visiting. These are places that might show you a … Continue reading What to see in Stockholm
I grew up in a suburb of Odense, the third largest city in Denmark located on the island "in the middle." Famous and infamous for its love-hate relationship with the author Hans Christian Andersen, who was born in Odense but left to pursue fame and glory elsewhere. The brand is strong but every politician or … Continue reading In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen
I've visited Kyiv numerous times, last time was in 2018. This is the third post in the series about my visits to Ukraine.
I visited the city Pripyat in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in June 2009 and my Scandinavian brain got a lecture on cultural understanding.