Austria · 225 Days · 172 Moments · October 2016

Laura Wiegand

Living and studying in Sweden


Yesterday

Spending the day at Berthรฅga Kyrkogรฅrd - a huge, open and modern area just around the corner from where I live ๐ŸŒณโœจ

2 days ago

Finally arrived on top of the Morgaberget with an impressive view over Eklon lake - enough sun for the day โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
In we go. Walking next to the beautiful lake between ancient oak trees ๐ŸŒณโœจ
Perfect lunch break with a great view and finally swimming again in Sweden โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ‰๐ŸŠ๐Ÿผ
Spending the day at the beaches of lake Eklon next to Uppsala ๐Ÿ˜ the nature reserve Kungshamn-Morga is really amazing and a nice day trip from Uppsala.

3 days ago

Next 5 km hiking in the deep Forrest ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ it is really amazing to walk in this crazy nature!
Having s great view and picnic before heading back home โ˜€๏ธ
And when you think it can't get much more Swedish you walk into this for a break from the hike ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Into the wild for another great day trip to Norra Lunsen.

4 days ago

What a great mix of sunshine and dark clouds in the sky. The ร…rike Fyris area is a great place for a nice evening walk in nature but super close to Uppsala - these are the days when I already start missing Sweden. โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Taking the free afternoon to get some late sun and to enjoy the great colors at Kungsรคngen. Surprising how colorful Sweden can get in only a few days ๐Ÿ˜

5 days ago

Some talked about this skiing mountain next to Gamla Uppsala - so today's hike goes to Tunรฅsen - a "mountain" with "a stunning view" ๐Ÿ˜‚ and really beautiful nature. It is the spot where Uppsala's drinking water is stored and cleaned.
The fire from the first of May is still burning next to Gamla Uppsala ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿค”

6 days ago

Kultur Karneval in Uppsala - hip hop, Pelle Svanslรถs and Bollywood ๐Ÿ‘

9 days ago

Finally done with most of the thesis work - time for shopping ๐Ÿ˜Ž

14 May 2017

Last months in Sweden with some really amazing food ๐ŸŽ‰ and a great view and location ๐Ÿ˜
Spending some time at the lake before going back home and falling asleep after all that walking.
Into nature - getting lost in the Swedish Forrest ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ perfect hiking day, but next time we take food when we are walking sooooo much ๐Ÿ˜‚

13 May 2017

Hmhm ... Really good seafood in the sun only 2 meter away from the water ๐ŸŸโœจโ˜€๏ธ
Summer has arrived in Sweden together with friends from Germany. ร–rebro is an amazing place to be with blue weather - I love Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ˜

12 May 2017

Back in Gamla Uppsala โค๏ธ

8 May 2017

My first experience as teacher - holding design and prototyping workshops ๐Ÿ™Œ

4 May 2017

Learning from the best ๐Ÿ˜ design lecture at Spotify.

27 April 2017

Green field in the middle of Eschborn. On the way to the final job interview :-)
Arrived in Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

26 April 2017

Presenting our course results at the biggest Scandinavian ehealth conference ๐Ÿš‘๐ŸŽ‰

25 April 2017

Traveling for the university has its advantages ๐Ÿ›Žโœจ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿผ

17 April 2017

Where is spring? ๐Ÿ˜ซโ„๏ธ

16 April 2017

Perfect spot for a nice Easter picnic ๐Ÿ˜ if it only would be 5 degrees warmer and if only the snow would finally stop falling down from the sky โ„๏ธ
Glad pรฅsk! Happy Easter from the middle of Uppsala's city forest ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿฃ

11 April 2017

Final best radler in Austria before boarding the plane back to Stockholm ๐ŸŽ‰
I will immediately miss the great colorful flowers in Linz when I am back in Sweden. Will take some more weeks until we get something like this there. ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ
Second day in Linz โค๏ธ definitely a city I could life in ๐Ÿ˜

10 April 2017

Spending the evening in the city of Linz is quite a difference from the grey Swedish spring ๐ŸŒปโค๏ธ
I missed the Donau river quite a lot. So nice to be back at this calm place.
Back in pretty Linz after several years ๐Ÿ˜
First real ice cream this year on a sunny day with 25 degrees ๐Ÿ˜‹ Marilee it is โœจ
Arriving in the amazing sunny Vienna โ˜€๏ธ how can it be summer down here?
Getting up early to leave Sweden for a short trip to sunny Austria ๐Ÿ›ซ

1 April 2017

The life of a thesis student ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜ซ๐Ÿ“š
Into the wild โค๏ธ getting the head free from the thesis for a while
It is crazy how green the Forrest is compared to the country side ๐ŸŒฟ

26 March 2017

Celebrating the European Union โค๏ธ
Cake and tea to get ready for the pulse of Europe demo ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐ŸŽ‰
Spring is saying hello in Stockholm โ˜€๏ธ
Breakfast group meeting โค๏ธ
The hottest guy in Uppsala ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ˜ saves you in cold days

16 March 2017

Visiting art in the castle ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŽ€

11 March 2017

Perfect Fika on a cold day after the nice time in the city and on the lake โœจ๐Ÿ•ฏ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
The best part of the day - enjoying the sun on the frozen lake. Basically we could walk on it to Stockholm and Uppsala - really cool โ˜ƒโ˜€๏ธ
First some history about the small city between Uppsala and Stockholm before going down to the lake โ„๏ธ Sigtuna Museum
Sigtuna is a perfect movie set ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช a typical Swedish Saturday โœจ
Sun shining through old windows โ›ช๏ธ๐Ÿ•ฏโ˜€๏ธ
Spending a sunny day between ruins in the Sweden's first town โ˜€๏ธ

8 March 2017

Winter is really back ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜žโ˜ƒ

2 March 2017

Making the thesis work a bit sweeter ๐Ÿ˜
No more Mensa food after some really terrible days - pizza for lunch ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ˜‹

1 March 2017

Winning the marshmallow competition in the sustainable design course ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿญ
Heavy thesis work ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ˜ซ

26 February 2017

Sunday brunch - really cozy day with all that snow outside

25 February 2017

Talking a nice walk for the rest of the day
Nice but crowded place for lunch.
The artist's house at millesgรฅrden is an awesome place. Super creative, cozy and inspiring place to be ๐Ÿ˜
The millesgรฅrden sculpture park is an amazing place for a sunny Sunday.
Being amazed by the pictures in the exhibition about the Danish Girl โœจ
Spending a day in the 20s โค๏ธ

24 February 2017

Why is Sweden just so great with Thai food? Amazing lunch break from the thesis work.

22 February 2017

Winter is back in beautiful but cold Sweden โ„๏ธ

21 February 2017

Another week, another startup grind event at Base 10 ๐Ÿ˜Š the robots are amazing! Feels like being in the future.

18 February 2017

After walking for some hours - Fika โค๏ธ with blueberry pie, vanilla sauce and tea ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰
Back in the city, in beautiful Gamla Stan ๐Ÿ˜Š
And sometimes it is just nice to leave the path and explore the deep Forrest ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ it is crazy how this nature can exist in the middle of a big city.
Walking through the huge park with the sun shining between the trees - so beautiful. I really like this place ๐ŸŒฒ
Taking a sunny, free day to explore Stockholm's UNESCO world heritage place - Skogskyrkogรฅrden, a huge park area. A really magic place.

16 February 2017

Working in Stockholm had this nice bonus of great places for lunch ๐Ÿš๐Ÿ˜‹

15 February 2017

The weather is finally getting better ๐Ÿ˜โ˜€๏ธ

13 February 2017

Changing location for work on your thesis always is very nice - especially when it is Semla time ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ“š
Next sustainability event in Uppsala - the smart city hackathon organized by sweco and clean tech challenge. Great days, good teamwork and inspiring talks and ideas ๐Ÿ’ป๐ŸŒณ

12 February 2017

Final Fika of the day plus some nice reading before taking the bus back to Uppsala - very relaxing day full of fresh air. Ready for another stressful week ahead.
Beautiful sunset from the church down to the city. It was amazing to see the sun shining, making the Forrest and ground lighting red ๐ŸŒ…
Arriving on top of the mountain ๐Ÿ™ˆ beautiful church and beautiful surroundings with a great view โค๏ธ
Some more walking in the city - up the mountain to the church as long as the sun is still there โ›ช๏ธ๐ŸŒฒ
The best about cold Swedish days in February? Fika with Semla โค๏ธ
Enkรถping is the city of parks - even in winter this is a really cool place for a nice walk in the sunshine ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ˜
Spending a sunny day in Enkรถping. Only 40 minutes away from Uppsala and really nice small, typical Swedish city
Weekend โ˜€๏ธ vegan pancakes with a lot of love ๐Ÿฎโค๏ธ

10 February 2017

Work hard, play hard and eat good ๐Ÿ‘พ at the sustainable hackathon at the sweco office in Uppsala - developing ideas for smart cities, eating good food and playing with new technology โœจ

8 February 2017

My new work place for some time - the world loves in the best area in Stockholm โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’ป

5 February 2017

Having arrived at Kung Bjรถrns hรถg - amazing winter wonderland out here โ˜ƒ
Hiking in the nature reserve Hรฅgadalen-Nรฅsten. Pretty cold out there โ„๏ธ

26 January 2017

Doing some volunteer work to be engaged in the Uppsala startup community. The first startup grind talk by the Klarna founder and the opening party for base 10 were amazing. Hope to be part of more events like this in the future โœจ

24 January 2017

German cooking night with Swedish friends โค๏ธ Kรคsspรคtzle are the best (taking a break from being vegan for this evening ๐Ÿ˜Œ)
The good thing with regular visits in Stockholm - you can work in different cool place as the stunning library in Stockholm ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ“š
Switching location for working while waiting for the train to Stockholm. It's going to be a lot of commuting this term.

23 January 2017

Back in Uppsala - back in the library. The thesis work has started with a lot of reading. Thankfully the library is such a nice place to work at ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“–

19 January 2017

Swedish Food Night at Kalmar Nation ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿดvegan version of Swedish Kรถttbullar with meshed potatoes and lingonberries ๐Ÿ˜˜
Back in Uppsala โค๏ธ

14 January 2017

Back to Sweden after the holidays. Meeting a Dutch driving team ready for some Arctic Challenge ๐Ÿ˜…

13 January 2017

Feeling like a child again - skiing on the Zuckerfeld field in the Rhรถn mountains - last time I have been here must be 15 years ago ๐Ÿ˜โ˜ƒโ›ท

12 January 2017

Being a tourist at my home place - taking a tour at Fulda Stadtschloss with my friend and both our grandmothers ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜

23 December 2016

A short food stop on the way home in Wรผrzburg.

22 December 2016

Perfect weather, nice live music and Christmas market in Stuttgart

21 December 2016

Christmas Party in the nice restaurant Roter Hirsch in Stuttgart โค๏ธ amazing location, great food and nice people.

20 December 2016

Finally my first real Christmas market this year ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ”ฅ
Taking some break in Hamburg before continuing to Stuttgart in the South โœจ
Going home for Christmas - this time taking the longest trip to get some forced holidays after the last weeks ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชโš“๏ธ๐ŸšŒ

17 December 2016

I love Fika - especially for Christmas โค๏ธ๐Ÿฐ

16 December 2016

It is again winter in Uppsala - so much ice everywhere โ„๏ธ

15 December 2016

Good morning from a very very very cold Uppsala โ„๏ธโ„๏ธโ„๏ธ

14 December 2016

Spending a hour in the dark - a crazy experience. It is just shocking how much we need our eyes to navigate around. ๐Ÿ™ˆ
Taking some nice pictures and enjoying the sunny day while walking from museum to museum in Stockholm โ˜€๏ธ
Christmas market in Stockholm ... ๐Ÿ˜…
Enjoying some warm lunch after an exciting thesis job interview in Stockholm ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜‹

13 December 2016

Our final stop for the day - learning how art exhibitions are adapted for people that are visually impaired. Amazing!
What a perfect day for running to different museums all over Uppsala - rain that directly freezes on the ground. At least Uppsala looks very pretty.
And a short stop at the church ๐Ÿ˜ looks very Christmas like โœจ
Second museum for today - Gustavianum. A much more classical museum. The anatomical theater is creepy every time ๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฑ
When you have to visit museums as part of your studies โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ the botanica museum in Uppsala is amazing!
Second morning in a row with a stunning sky. This makes it up for the early sunset โ˜€๏ธ

12 December 2016

I love winter in Sweden so much โค๏ธโ„๏ธโ˜ƒ

11 December 2016

Pancake lunch and fika ๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ Kalmar nation is the best place for a group work meeting ๐Ÿ˜Š
It is snow again in Uppsala โ„๏ธ Christmas now is coming very quickly

10 December 2016

Lucia Gasque at ร–stgรถta nation - a mix of Swedish Christmas traditions in one evening ๐ŸŽ‰โ˜ƒ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช

4 December 2016

Spending the last hours before getting on the train back home in beautiful Gothenburg โœจ๐Ÿ˜

3 December 2016

Some more pictures from the beautiful lake - from sunset to total ice cover to fog โ„๏ธ

2 December 2016

AIESEC conference Swedish style - Workshop in the Sauna. While the sauna is heating up โœจ๐Ÿ”ฅ
The best location for a conference โค๏ธ
Arriving at my last conference with AIESEC. The location is amazing but the sleeping room looks like not everybody is going to survive.

27 November 2016

Light festival in Uppsala. Not as cool as the firework but still very nice โœจ happy first advent day ๐Ÿ˜
The best when the weather is so cold - sitting in one of the great cafes and looking out to the snow.
Heating up before it is getting dark โค๏ธ
Snow is back in cold Uppsala โ„๏ธ

19 November 2016

Working on the Uppstart tech startup event as volunteer. Cool talks and a lot of interesting people ๐Ÿ‘พโŒš๏ธ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ–ฅ

18 November 2016

Global village for AIESEC members in Uppsala ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชโค๏ธ
EIT Health Innovation Day in Uppsala - with a very successful outcome ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ†

17 November 2016

Interesting evening at the iZettle office in Stockholm, talking about user research in international companies ๐Ÿท๐Ÿ—บ

16 November 2016

What a perfect but cold morning โ˜€๏ธโ„๏ธ

14 November 2016

And back we go ๐Ÿš‚ super short but amazing holiday
Hot chocolate and story cubes while waiting for the train back to Uppsala ๐ŸŽฒ๐Ÿช
Dalarna horses everywhere โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜
The beautiful Zorn building ๐Ÿ™‚

13 November 2016

Dinner with view to the lake after a perfect relaxing day full of fresh air ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿฒ
Time to relax ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜…โค๏ธ this is really the perfect hotel for cold days when it's already dark at 4 ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŽ‰
Enough waking for today ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿต๐Ÿ˜
Some more walking alongside water before they sun sets down
Do you see the mountains in the distance :) ?
Spending the day in the Forrest next to Mora, watching people skiing across the country ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐ŸŒค๐ŸŽฟ

12 November 2016

Dinner at the hotel after a cold day and some warm hours in the sauna ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—
It is crazy how early it is getting dark these days.
Arrived in the city of Mora for a short weekend break โ˜€๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸšŠ

9 November 2016

Soooooo much snow everywhere โ˜ƒ๐ŸŒจโœจ

8 November 2016

Light show at the church and all around Uppsala for 1 month makes us love the early darkness :)

6 November 2016

And winter has fully arrived (at least in Stockholm) but with fire, hot chocolate and live music it is really cosy ๐Ÿ”ฅ

4 November 2016

Winter is coming ๐ŸŒจโ˜ƒ

30 October 2016

Spending the sunny day close to the royals in the hagapark in Stockholm ๐Ÿ‚โ˜€๏ธ

29 October 2016

Perfect dinner after a perfect day!
In the middle of nowhere - a great place to be! ๐ŸŒป
Sunny beach day? Not in the end of October ๐Ÿ˜Š
Enjoying the sunny day while waiting for the bus in Knivsta

28 October 2016

Autumn tea during a sunny lunch break at university ๐Ÿ

27 October 2016

I love the nice little surprises in colorful Stockholm โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™
Great office, amazing view and a fantastic evening at the behance portfolio review - learning from the experts ๐Ÿ’Ž
Visiting the Europa house in Stockholm to hear about the digitalization in the future

26 October 2016

Evening presentations about innovation in travel tech โœˆ๏ธ

20 October 2016

I love autumn in Sweden ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚

15 October 2016

Fotografiska in Stockholm ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ–ผ
Sunshine in Vaxholm ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ‚
Drottningholm castle in the beautiful evening autumn sunlight
Autumn in the beautiful gardens behind Drottningholm Castle ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿผ
Autumn is here and winter is coming very fast โœจ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿƒ hiking on the Gula Stigen 10km to the lake

13 October 2016

The sun is hiding but the colors in the trees are beautiful - enjoying autumn on the way to the university ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐ŸŒฅ

12 October 2016

Hot pot and karaoke birthday party โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ