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Emma Sanborn

in Edmonton

Life in Luleå

PRESENTED ON FEB 16, 2017
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 27

"Do you think think there are ways to make winter cozier, easier, more magical, and more authentic?"

Emma Sanborn spent two years living in northern Sweden and came home to Edmonton with a few new ideas on how to make the most out of winter. From morning fikas and saunas everywhere to instruments made of ice, Emma shares how Swedes are leading the way in living the coziest winter way of life.

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BY MICHELE PERRET
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BY SHAFRAAZ KABA
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

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Commuting in Winter: The Experiment

BY MICHAEL GLAZIER
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

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This winter, Michael Glazier undertook a lofty experiment. He ditched his car in the dead of winter in favour of a commute on foot. He shares what he found —not just out in the environment, but also in his thoughts—when he left the gridlock behind and gained a little more time to breathe.

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