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Scenes From a Baltic Sea Cruise Between Helsinki and Stockholm

Contrary to popular belief, going on a cruise can be a cool experience for independent travelers and people under the age of 65. I say this not to be snide, […]

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The Blonde Gypsy Ambition Tour: Mission Accomplished

This round-up of The Blonde Gypsy Ambition Tour is coming a bit late and my apologies for that. To be 100% honest, I was completely burnt out and in need […]

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Gypsy Guide to International Cocktails

This post has been a long time coming and most definitely not going to be the last of its kind. As a half-Russian, I was pretty much born with a […]

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Sounds from Sweden: An Interview with Pixie Carnation

Sweden is a powerhouse when it comes to giving the world amazing music so it was only a matter of time before an interview with a Swedish band surfaced on […]

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Gypsy Tips for Learning A Foreign Language

I’m pretty bad at languages but I love the process of learning them and think knowing at least a second or third is so important – especially for travelers. Cognitive […]

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This Week on SHABL: A Trip to the Grocery Store in Malmö, Sweden

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, Today is going to be a bit different than usual as I have made a vlog for you! Definitely not as […]

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The Blonde DJ from Malmö, Sweden

So sometimes I DJ here in Malmö, Sweden. It happens usually once or twice a month if I am in town. By no means am I the next David Guetta […]

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This Week on SHABL: iPhone Trip to Karlskrona & the Swedish Countryside

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Dear SHABL, Hej – Larissa here reporting to you live from Sweden. Strange that it feels like I was in Poland just […]

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Midsummer in Sweden Video || Part Two

Here comes the second installment of my Midsummer in Sweden video. It only took almost two months but hey, at least it’s still summer -  right? This one is a […]

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Chasing Sunsets in Malmö, Sweden

The other night I went on a yog (that’s French for “jog”). Not that there’s something particularly special about that – I yog a lot. This is especially true when […]

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This Week on SHABL: Celebrating Midsummer in Sweden

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… A slightly slow “hej” SHABL, I’m still recovering from what is undoubtedly the best and wildest weekend of the year here in Sweden […]

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Midsummer in Sweden Video || Part One

Oh sweet Midsummer, how I love thee. So much so that I have decided to make some videos about you!   This is the first installment of my Midsummer in […]

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Eurovision Euphoria in Sweden

If you follow European events then you may be aware that one of the biggest of them all, the Eurovision song contest,  was just held a couple Saturdays ago in […]

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Meet Möllan – Coolest Neighborhood in Malmö, Sweden

Welcome to my hood, Möllevången aka Möllan. Just a quick introduction to where I live in Malmö, “the most colorful district“. Not like I didn’t know. I grab last minute […]

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This Week on SHABL: A Story About Studying in Sweden

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hej SHABL, Just thought it would be an appropriate time to tell you about my life as a student as the end […]

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Watching Miike Snow at Malmöfestivalen

One of the coolest things about being in Malmö towards the end of August is Malmöfestivalen. It’s a huge festival/party that lasts a week with various activities and concerts happening […]

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The Sounds in Malmö, Sweden

Watched The Sounds kick off their winter European tour in Malmö, Sweden a couple of weekends ago. It was a great show and for those of you who are not […]

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…and then there was The Bronx in Malmö, Sweden

So then this happened after Mariachi El Bronx finished playing. The end of the video is the best part when it appears as if my camera is flying over to […]

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Mariachi El Bronx in Malmö, Sweden

Saw an awesome band play last night in Malmö, Sweden. Or was it two? I still don’t fully understand but basically The Bronx opened up for themselves as themselves only […]

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My (Crazy) Week in Travel!

I got a message today from a friend of mine who has been following my Twitter updates for the past week or so. It read: “Your travel rate is straight […]