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Hipstagramming U x U Festival in Umeå, Sweden

  What if YOU can actually determine how long a music festival will be? What if YOU can be a co-founder of a music festival? What if YOU can be an essential part of new kind of music festival? With U x U Festival (pronounced as You by you Festival), there are no what ifs. […]

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Popaganda Festival 2013: Watch Oliver and Chlöe gyrate their hips

  If you’ve been following me on Facebook or Instagram. you know I just had an amazing time at Popaganda Festival in Stockholm this weekend. I finally saw Jens Lekman live which has been a dream for a long, long time now. Stockholm is my most favorite city in the world (Berlin too, I can’t […]

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Stieg Larsson’s Stockholm

Walking around Södermalm, Gamla Stan, Kungsholmen and Djurgården districts inspired by Stieg Larsson’s Stockholm. We stayed for a month in Sweden during our 3 month backpacking trip in Europe this summer.  

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Capture the Colour of summer music festivals

  I believe that I see the world differently than most people. And I mean that literally because I am colorblind. I have red-green colorblindness. I only knew about it when I was 17, when I took the medical exam to enter university. It’s not bad. I didn’t even know I had it until then. […]

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Way Out West 2012 Day 3: Miike Snow and yes, I’m still an animal

The last day of Way Out West 2012 was not that happening for me. The only band I wanted to see was Miike Snow. I couldn’t care less for the others, save for Kraftwerk with their 3D glasses gimmick. I didn’t go in the end because I wasn’t able to acquire those free 3D glasses […]

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Way Out West 2012 Day 2: Wilco, Feist, Bon Iver, Blur and the beautiful Swedes

Beautiful day full of beautiful people and amazing bands. I got to see St. Vincent, First Aid Kit, Wilco, Feist, Bon Iver and Blur. No pictures of Bon Iver though and the ones I have of Blur are all, um, blurred because I was in the mosh pit. And it was pretty wild in there! […]

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Way Out West 2012 Day 1: Florence and the Machine, The Black Keys and Hot Chip!

Way Out West 2012 kicked off last Thursday at the beautiful Slottskogen Park in Gothenburg, Sweden. The line-up this year is packed with lots of amazing artists which is great since it is my first time to attend it. I’ve always wanted to be a part of this festival since 2009 but something always got […]

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Stockholm Music and Arts Festival 2012

The first-ever edition of Stockholm Music and Arts Festival was packed with some awesome artists in its line-up. How could I ignore Björk and Antony and the Johnsons? The festival was set in the small island of Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. It’s a gorgeous island and I enjoyed walking from the central station to the Old […]

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Stockholm stole my soul

A few years ago, way way back when I was still an undergraduate, I dreamed of studying abroad for my Masters. I knew it will happen but I didn’t know when and where. I told myself I’d give myself two years of work experience. And so I graduated from university and started working for Magsaysay […]

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