New Place New Life

is creating A Travel & Life Change Blog
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About New Place New Life

Hi! And welcome to my blog! My name is Alex Schijf.

I have been traveling for the past few years because I didn't feel at home in the country in which I grew up. Many people over the world have this same feeling, but never dare to take action and choose for themselves.

I have had that same problem my whole life, until the summer of 2017. My wife and I gave up everything we had. Sold all of our furniture and new car, bought an old station wagon, and moved to the most northern place in Sweden.

Here we live in a small place called Kiruna. Where the winters are extremely cold (-40) and lots of snow and wild animals. With little resources or money, we decided to live a life of less stress and more nature.

In 2018 I decided to start writing a blog about our move, our lives and everything we do in this magical place. Since I originally was a writer and photographer, this combination makes it a perfect opportunity for me to put our lives in pictures and words.

In my blog I also give away many tips for traveling, migrating and motivation for giving up everything to start a new life somewhere else. Unfortunately, this costs a lot of time and money, but with your help, we can continue to produce this helpful information every week!

Many thanks and see you on my blog!

Alex Schijf
New Place New Life
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