Floral Edition

It seems that our time in Rantajärvi is coming to an end. https://youtu.be/CBqYnzPpdtg The feeling of coming home is overwhelming. Whether it’s coming to your parents’ home or coming home to your own after traveling. It’s about the peace of mind that comes from the feeling of pure love. It’s about the calmness of seeing [...]

Rhododendrons and Squirrels in Haaga

Oh my! This place has been so close to me for all my life and never have I had the chance to visit before. It is funny, that I’ve been living basically all my life next to Rhododendron Park and the one spring I live 900 km away, I get the chance to visit it [...]

Summer in Lapland?

Ever since my internship at Svanstein Ski ended, we’ve been planning on moving away from Sweden. We’ve looked for houses/apartments (and I have been looking also for jobs) from Rovaniemi so we could still be in Lapland, but it seems that the prices on terraced houses are pretty high there. We also thought about Jyväkylä, [...]

Almost the End of the Season at Svanstein Ski

We thought the season was over We thought the season was over after last weekend. Due to the amazing snow conditions and beautiful weathers of the spring, we decided to do extempore extra weekend. My job at this point was to make the resort look as attracting as possible. At our resort the tree rides [...]

Tree rides

There has been a lot happening in the ski & shred resort. One of the most fun events of the season is the tree ride competition. Peoples skills are evaluated through speed and style. They compete in five series: Skiing – Male Skiing – Female Snowboarding – Male Snowboarding – Female Powsurf – Bindingless and [...]

Snow Measurements at Svanstein Ski

Today was the first day I got to spend time outside for more than five minutes A week ago we got a puppy (I’ll tell about him later) and today was the first day I got to spend time outside for more than five minutes in a row. The puppy definitely does not like the [...]