Posts with Uppsala

16th Jan 14

Flying from Hong Kong to Paris all morning
Connecting to Helsinki then Stockholm Arlanda
Train to my new home, Uppsala, by late afternoon

17th Jan 14

First day to explore Uppsala

18th Jan 14

Moved into a new room for the year
All this week is going to be new firsts in Uppsala

19th Jan 14

First day realising it’s better to just stay indoors
Seriously it’s blanketed in snow out there

20th Jan 14

First day out shopping in the suburbs
Also getting accustom to taking buses
And all the snow here in Uppsala

22nd Jan 14

Welcoming ceremony at the main university hall
But will be burying myself for the first weeks
Still working on the thesis in Uppsala -_-

28th Jan 14

Finally get to the other side of Uppsala
Visit the IKEA and also buy some clothes

31st Jan 14

Getting lost in the snowy forests
And finding huge flocks of fat ducks in Uppsala

4th Feb 14

Got to have a good walk around Uppsala today
Still covered in snow
Maybe it will be all ugly when it melts

12th Feb 14

Out tonight in the Uppsala cold for a pub crawl

3rd Mar 14

So back in Uppsala for the weekdays
Being a student after all
Also interior decorating

10th Mar 14

A bit easier this time
Direct flight from Manchester to Stockholm Arlanda
Back in Uppsala for an early dinner

11th Mar 14

Back at Home
Back in Uppsala
Back to Study

15th Mar 14

Uppsala has a lot less snow since I was last here
So wandering around the outskirts and forests

19th Mar 14

Leaving Uppsala again
A comfortable early afternoon flight to Helsinki
Then an evening flight onto Tokyo Narita

1st Apr 14

So back in Uppsala
Back to ‘full time’ study again for a fortnight

25th Apr 14

Flying from Amsterdam to Oslo this morning
Spending the day exploring Oslo
Flying to Arlanda this evening and onto Uppsala

27th Apr 14

Back in Uppsala, spending the nice day exploring
Up to Gamla Uppsala for the afternoon and just relaxing

30th Apr 14


1st May 14

Recovering as usual in Uppsala

2nd May 14

Train down to Stockholm
Spending the day poking around
Back to Uppsala tonight

9th May 14

The super early wake up in Uppsala
Flight to Berlin then onto Kraków by mid-morning
Spending the day exploring Kraków

13th May 14

Departing Poland this morning
Flying out of Warsaw onto Berlin
From Tegel to Arlanda then back to Uppsala

16th May 14

Weather finally turning nice
Cycling all around Uppsala today

17th May 14

Finally a truly sunny day
Actually sun baking in Uppsala
Hard to describe how amazing seeing the sun again is

23rd May 14

Taking the train down to Stockholm
Spending the day there before back to Uppsala

24th May 14

The usual weekend parties in Uppsala
Day and night, becoming hard to tell the difference

5th Jun 14

Last day of semester and last day in Uppsala
As you can imagine everyone spontaneously parties
Up all morning with a morning flight.

6th Jun 14

Staying up all morning partying, final day in Uppsala
Not much sleep, maybe hungover
Flying down to Vienna then onto Milan this evening

30th Jun 14

Day flight from Kuala Lumpur to London
Wanted the evening/overnight flight, but it was full.
Made the last flight onto Stockholm, reach Uppsala after midnight.

1st Jul 14

So back in a very quiet Uppsala
Here until I decide otherwise
Enjoying the summer

8th Jul 14

Enjoying my last real summer day in Uppsala
Then finding a pub to watch the football tonight
With Germans so go Germany (good choice!)

1st Aug 14

Deciding hour by hour today, spending most of the morning exploring Vejle
Jumping on a train to Copenhagen this afternoon, next another over to Malmö.
Cheap last minute flights, so bus to airport, fly to Arlanda then bus home to Uppsala.

2nd Aug 14

So glad to be home in Uppsala (no really)
But taking the train to Stockholm today
Back up tonight

8th Aug 14

Going to the ‘beach’ or rather a lake
Just a lazy summer day with fifty students

13th Aug 14

Late tonight (well when it gets a little dark..)
Stargazing at Gamla Uppsala

15th Aug 14

Out on a beautiful day and shopping with friends
Peace Party in Uppsala tonight, 200 years of peace in Sweden
And after that… more partying

18th Aug 14

Spending the day cycling far down south
Just exploring out of Uppsala a bit

21st Aug 14

Shopping trip to IKEA. Uppsala of course.
Yeah Swedish stereotypes
Kottbullar. Kanelbullar. nom nom nom.

23rd Aug 14

In mainstreet Uppsala buying a saw
Cycling around with a giant saw like a murderer
Continuing the home renovations from yesterday

26th Aug 14

Quiet day in Uppsala
A welcome dinner at one of the student nations tonight

27th Aug 14

Leaving Uppsala for a couple days
Flying down to Berlin this afternoon to make a new friend

29th Aug 14

Another visit to Tegel today while I depart Berlin
Flying back to Stockholm Arlanda and Uppsala this afternoon
Gotta a party to get to!

2nd Sep 14

Out with friends again tonight
Clubbing at the student nations
Then eating deep fried food at 3 – the good life

3rd Sep 14

A lot of new students in Uppsala and Swedish orientations
Out for dinner and clubbing at a student nation
Like last night… you learn from repetition right?

7th Sep 14

Arriving back into Stockholm this morning
Riding back to Uppsala
Then mostly catching up on rest

9th Sep 14

One of these not so nice travel days, super early wake up in Uppsala
Arlanda to Copenhagen to Amsterdam arriving before I’d normally wake up
Departing midday for Kuala Lumpur on *that* flight

26th Sep 14

International Gasque tonight
These formal dinners / parties in Uppsala

27th Sep 14

Finally biked to a huge monument I could see from my window
Quite a far way away at the edge of Uppsala
Giant multi faith cemetery including a natural burial area

1st Oct 14

Current plans are to spend the entire month in Uppsala!
So might be quiet for a while.
Hopefully there are some parties…

3rd Oct 14

That took long
First party / corridorfest coming up
Cat themed. Yay Uppsala

7th Oct 14

So staying in Uppsala this month
A bit of study of course
The usual weekly clubbing events at the nations

10th Oct 14


22nd Oct 14

Another party in Uppsala
Joint birthday parties to go to

31st Oct 14

Halloween parties of course
Hard to avoid when living in Uppsala

5th Nov 14

Bit of a pub crawl in Uppsala tonight

9th Nov 14

Arrived back in Stockholm.
Off the boat, bus to Uppsala.

10th Nov 14

Back in Uppsala
Lights in the forest by Håga in the wonderful winter tonight

15th Nov 14

Ostkakegille at Kalmar Nation tonight
Like a cheese cake formal dinner and party
But Swedish cheese cake. Ok, too hard to explain.

20th Nov 14

Spending the night looking Uppsala at the light festival

30th Nov 14

Farewell Uppsala
Limo to Arlanda
Flight to Dubai

24th Dec 14

Departing Copenhagen this morning to Stockholm.
It’s basically Christmas here! Only one flight scheduled!
Back home to Uppsala!

25th Dec 14

Enjoying Christmas in Uppsala
Jesus it is -20 C here.
White Christmas!!!

9th Jan 15

Friday Night.
Party Time.

12th Jan 15

Uppsala Winter
No really, it’s not end of the earth but close
Enjoying it!

17th Jan 15

In a last minute decision for weekend trip
Flying from Stockholm down to Berlin tonight
Rode the U55 for the lolz.

19th Jan 15

Joined my friend to the Brazilian embassy
Before back to Tegel Airport
Flying back to Stockholm Arlanda and Uppsala

21st Jan 15

Uppsala winters are cold so stay indoors
Mostly spending free time ice skating outside

23rd Jan 15

Still here
Still cold
Still skating

25th Jan 15

Leaving Uppsala today so sad
Flying to Copenhagen this morning
Connecting onto flight to Singapore this afternoon

27th Feb 15

Arriving into Amsterdam this morning
Was going to visit Utrecht but warm clothes in Algeria…
Bought a new coat. Flying to Stockholm and Uppsala tonight.

4th Mar 15

Good news luggage finally arrive from Algeria and France
Bus down to Arlanda this evening, coincidentally strikes are on
Finally reunited, return to Uppsala

5th Mar 15

Day to myself mostly
Cycled to Gamla Uppsala to see it in the snow

11th Mar 15

Flying out of Stockholm Arlanda this morning
Spending the day in Munich again
Flying out to Dubai tonight

28th Apr 15

Morning flight to Gothenburg
Then taking the train across Sweden
Arriving in Uppsala this evening

29th Apr 15

Back in Uppsala, shopping and just cycling around
A lovely day, moon out but then storms
A bit of a lull before the ‘storm’ of Valborg tomorrow

30th Apr 15

Celebrating Valborgsmässoafton in Uppsala

1st May 15

Recovering comfortably in Uppsala

2nd May 15

Possibly my final day in Uppsala
After living here over a year finally being a tourist
Exploring and photographing the place one last time

3rd May 15

Truly final day in Uppsala?
Departing Stockholm Arlanda today to London
Flying onto Madrid this evening

27th Apr 16

Strikes and flight cancellations in Frankfurt
Departing in the afternoon to Oslo with further delays
Connecting to Stockholm Arlanda tonight then up to Uppsala

30th Apr 16

Valborg in Uppsala
For the third year

3rd May 16

Still staying in Uppsala
Daytrip by train and bus to Sigtuna this afternoon

7th May 16

Uppsala still, hej!
Train down to Stockholm for the afternoon and evening

8th May 16

Dropped into Arlanda this morning
Back to Uppsala for the afternoon

11th May 16

Leaving Uppsala for good.
Disregarded all my plans, got a last minute ticket
Flying from Stockholm to Split this morning