“Lund dingin ya, Hay?”

Dua minggu terakhir ini, rumah mungil kami kedatangan tamu-tamu dari jauh. Rombongan tamu pertama, teman SMA saya yang sekarang bekerja di Texas, Amerika Serikat. Rombongan berikutnya, teman-teman kuliah S1 suami saya (yang kemudian jadi teman saya juga) dengan komposisi cukup unik: yang satu saat ini sedang bermukim di Jerman sedangkan yang satunya tinggal di Jakarta…

Things You Might Want to Know about Lund*

It’s old, it’s small, yet it’s full of charm: It’s Lund! Less known than cities like Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö, Lund is actually one of the oldest cities in Sweden. Its roots can be traced back to the Uppåkra settlement from around 100 BC. For this reason, Lund is rich with history and remarkable landmarks….

Where to have fika in Lund?*

Visiting a city in Sweden isn’t a complete experience without having the famous Swedish coffee break better known as fika. Where the best places to have it in Lund? Here is the list: 1. Love Coffee Roasters Located in Klostergatan 1, at the very corner of Lund’s cathedral, this café is famous for its manual roaster…

10 Things You Should Know About Lund

1. Lund is one of the oldest cities in Sweden, which can be traced back to Uppåkra settlement in around 100 BC. 2. Lund (and also other parts of Skåne) was once part of Denmark before the Treaty of Roskilde was signed in 1658. 3. Famous as a Christian town at that time, Lund used…

The Colors of Autumn

The leaves turned red on those days of October When fall was here and winter was near Could you taste the sweetness in the air? The taste of a life free from despair? I pictured us walking hand in hand Along the way where everywhere was a yellow lane I remembered how I would have…