Count em', 1..2..3..
Until I hop on an East bound plane for Stockholm
KIX --> PEK --> ARN
It seems silly to be oooing and awwing over Swedish design and sites when I am in this amazing land of Japan, but I have grown tired recently of Japanese life, need some change of pace and new inspiration, if only for one glorious week. I have been fully packed since Sunday.
Here is what I have garnered so far about the self proclaimed "Capitol of Scandinavia":
Everyone is tall, blond, extremely good-looking and wears heaps of black
The modern art looks impeccable
The vintage clothing raids will be spectacular...read and look
Way out West will be mind blowing...Beirut, My Bloody Valentine, Echo & The Bunnymen, Vivian Girls, Wolfmother, the list goes on
A cafe with a decor inspired by one of my favorite modern artists, Joan Miro
Swimming on the Fjäderholmarna - The Feather Islands
And with a high of 70, lows in the high 40s, I am bringing a jacket.