Category: Blog

How to Travel Cheap in Norway

If you are reading this post, I take it you have considered a trip to Norway and then realised, holy cow it’s bloody expensive up north!  So let’s get that bit out of the way, cause no matter how you look at it, a trip to Norway will cost you a good few kroner more than most places you’ve been to.… Read more →

Café break in Ljubljana

Mesarski Bridge Oh that Pelias was mad for power. He wanted to rule over all of Thessaly and overthrew his the King and half brother Aeson in a spiteful feud. Thereafter he murdered all of Aeson’s descendants except Jason, Aeson’s infant son who survived and was rushed away from Iolcos to escape the wrath of his uncle. Years later, Jason… Read more →

Engelsviken

I have adopted this habit of considering my home county as down right boring compared to other regions around Norway. It’s a bad habit… Sure, the fjords are spectacular, Oslo is cool and Lofoten is beyond words, but on days like today, when the summer sun makes the sea sparkle, the landscape is lush and green and those beautiful coloured houses… Read more →

Snapshot of Budapest

One of my favourite things to do when visiting a new city is taking my camera for a walk, strolling aimlessly for hours trying to capture what stands out and makes me interested. To me, Budapest was the prime example of my kind of city and it sailed up to be one of my favourite European capitals to date. My… Read more →

6 reasons why you will love Slovenia

There are few other nations on the continent that passes more unnoticed on the tourist radar than Slovenia. Like a drop in the ocean, this little nation lies nestled in central Europe, generally overlooked and in the shadow of its more famous neighbours, Italy, Croatia and Austria. However, few realise that it is exactly Slovenia’s position on the border to Italian… Read more →

Semuc Champey – Secluded Paradise

Guatemala looks like a small country on a map and  I am still under that illusion, but when I decided to visit Semuc Champey on a day trip from Cobán in the Alta Verapaz region, I realised that the size of a country shouldn’t be measured in sq.km, but in road and vehicle conditions. And then google maps tells me that… Read more →

Picture Køge

It’s difficult being in the shadow of someone bigger and louder, cause it’s easy to be forgotten when you keep your distance, a little in the background, quiet and peaceful. But sometimes less is more and smaller is better. 39 kilometers south-west of the Danish capital lies the picturesque city of Køge. Well connected to Copenhagen with two rail lines,… Read more →

7 Reasons to fall in love with Brugge

In 1892 George Rodenbach wrote a short novel about a city that was rapidly wasting away after its flourishing Golden Era. Bruges La Morte or Bruges the dead, was such a correct reflection of the city’s decline that it was even adopted into an opera, ‘Die tote Stadt’ – The Dead City. Bruges had been one of Europes’ most important… Read more →