Monthly Archives

August 2014

Fashion Lifestyle

How to Walk on Sett Paved Streets…?

August 29, 2014

I know my title sounds strange, but hear me out. Daniel pointed out something to me the other night as I was strategically walking down the SETT (also known as Belgian block, is a broadly rectangular quarried stone used for paving roads usually made of granite) paved streets of Malmö in my 5″ Stuart Weitzman stiletto heels,… that I’ve never actually had to walk in them. He made a point that walking in Sweden is different than walking on the…

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Lifestyle Travel

Exploring Malmö Alone!

August 28, 2014

So today I got the courage to venture out alone. Daniel is at work all day so I took this opportunity to explore Malmö, which is quickly becoming my favorite city.  Malmö is a quick 30 minute train ride from Eslöv and the 3rd largest city in Sweden. Navigating my way through the train station was easier than I thought. Buying a train ticket was a breeze thankfully due to the option of selecting an English version on the kiosk.…

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Food Lifestyle

Hello Mrs. Saigon!

August 27, 2014

So last week while at the Malmö Festival I spotted the Mrs. Saigon booth! I made a mental note that this was somewhere I needed to try. My parents are Vietnamese immigrants living in California. Their story is rather crazy and interesting. My father was a pilot in the Vietnam War fighting against communism, he flew the huge chinook helicopter. In 1975, when the war ended my parents were refugees. They along with a few relatives were sponsored by an…

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Lifestyle Travel

Öresundbron & The Turning Torso

August 26, 2014

Sweden is home to some interesting architecture. In random places you can find art installations or architectural art pieces… even at the round about of an intersection. The most notable are the Öresundbron and the Turning Torso. The Öresundsbron is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe, and connects two major metropolitan areas: Copenhagen, the Danish capital city, and the major Swedish city of Malmö. The bridge runs nearly 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the Swedish coast to…

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Food Lifestyle Travel

Malmo Festival

August 26, 2014

Last week was the annual Malmo Festival. Every year the city center of Malmo is transformed into a main stage for music, art and culture. Local restaurants can showcase their food and you can find food from all walks of life! I even found a Vietnamese restaurant called Mrs. Saigon! I didn’t get a chance to try it, but I will definitely be looking it up. This festival last for a week and attracts thousands of visitors making it the…

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