Archive for the ‘contests’ Category

I was contacted by a fellow expat Josh from California about his latest improv play. He will be acting in a improv comedy aptly called Lost in Translation. This is sure to be awesome, hilarious and soulful for foreigners and Swedes alike. Josh is also giving out two tickets to the premiere to a Lost […]

I am exhausted. Dead-tired beat. Beat dead-tired. Deadbeat tired. Something like that. After a full day of cooking with A on Saturday (epic photos below), we went to rock the Chili Experiment cook-off yesterday. That included four kilos of onions (that’s ten pounds), 12 cans of kidney beans, 25 chilis, 15 cans of tomatoes, and […]

OMG, OMG, OMG! I have some super exciting news! I have been invited to participate in the food competition called The Food Experiments – The National Tour. This event is sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery and run by Theo at The Food Experiments. And if you’re wondering why a US national tour is in Sweden, it’s […]

UPDATE: March 23rd. CONTEST IS CLOSED. WINNERS ARE: GRAND PRIZE FROM HAPPY HEDGEHOG – KEN DONNER FIKATOWN GREETING CARDS – THATGIRL SPECIAL RUNNER UP – MEGALAGOM Yayyyyyyy!!!! Grattis!!! I’ll be emailing you’all; please respond promptly! ——————– It has been a while since I had a giveaway on the site but the wait is worth it. […]

I am starting to get the hang of contests and giveaways here. Up now are five cute, small, travel guides from Luxe about Stockholm. They’re great because they are light, laminated, and easy to tuck in your purse or bag. And they’re no Lonely Planet. Spunky and caustic, the Luxe Stockholm guide will make you […]

I received pretty awesome entries for our demotivate Sweden contest. The winner gets a Lonely Planet ebook. Yippe! Here are all our contestants. Prepare to laugh your viking hat off. Our Winner is Jessica!!! SWEDEN Because we have beautiful sunsets – Even in the middle of the day Runner up, by Laura SWEDEN Because it […]

Okay, it’s contest time here. I know I don’t have many contests, because well, I’m too cheap and too poor to offer anything more worthwhile than a $10 beer. This time, it’s different! And it’s the first official contest here. You can win a digital copy of the Lonely Planet Sweden book. Yay! Now you […]