“Yeah, you can go!” was not the kind of response I expected from my mother, who has been extremely strict ever since I was young, when I asked if I could go on a volunteering trip to a country...
By the time I was nine, I’d lived in five different houses and three different countries. Until my early teen years, my dad was in the army, living in one house until coming to university was a foreign concept...
In August, my boyfriend and I went to America for a month. I, being organised and excited about going away, had booked the flights with the Student Travel Agency (STA) way back in December last year. Additionally, being so...
When I was younger, my parents had a rule on family holidays that we could not eat at McDonald's or Starbucks when we were away. A way of preserving the cultural experiences of our trips, this unfortunately didn't always...
When one thinks of countries with strong food culture, Sweden is rarely the first one that comes to mind, or even the fifth. Yet, food is something important to us, as becomes evident during holidays when all we do...
Writing this article has been an emotional ride for me, as it reminds me how much I miss food from home. Most dishes take lots of time and effort to cook, which is probably the reason why there aren’t...