Hippies Among Cowboys

In all the great state of Texas, Houston stands out like the liberal, loud-mouthed, gay, animal-lovin’, tree-huggin’ aunt at a conservative family reunion. Now, we’ve heard that Austin, the capital, is (and I quote) “weird,” however we have yet to visit. Britt will be spending a week there at the end of the month, so … More Hippies Among Cowboys

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While we didn’t get to visit Kreditbanken at Norrmalmstorg, where the term “Stockholm Syndrome” was coined, we did go to a building of equal importance. The Nobel Museum. This past weekend all eyes in America turned towards Hollywood as the year’s biggest award night, The Oscars, commenced. It strikes me as funny that we, as … More Please Sign Here…

Café Culture

One of our favorite things (if not, the favorite thing) about traveling, is tasting new foods. And when in Scandinavia and Europe, there is no better place to start than the local cafés. From the moment we get on the plane to head overseas, my mouth begins watering as I start to think of all … More Café Culture

Malmöhus Slott

With my travel guide in hand (Lonely Planet Sweden) I boarded the train in Älmhult and took the 80 minute ride down to Southern Sweden’s largest city, Malmö. Despite the fact that there wasn’t any snow on the ground, this seaport city had a temperature well below freezing. However that didn’t stop hundreds of people … More Malmöhus Slott