Last week I was in Kristiansand for two days with a colleague of mine and we had the weather of our dreams! Evening walks, beer in the sun, fish and mussels and a giant ice-cream were on the menu.
Yey, 2016 is here and I´m back on track, meaning back to my workaholic old me. And that helps a lot when everything else seems to hang by a thread, I tell you! 😉
Yesterday I flew to Trondheim for a job, but the flight was delayed and I didn´t get to do much, other than take a bath, drink the overpriced wine and eat a real chunk of beef in the downstairs restaurant. Luckily, I´d made sure I had a couple hours on my hands after the assignment today, so I could take a stroll in this lovely city, grab a coffee and enjoy a long lunch on my own. Continue reading
This post is inspired by Edvard Munch, the great Norwegian painter, who would spend most of his holidays in Warnemunde. I got a glimpse of the place a while ago, immortalized in a movie they play at the Munch museum in Oslo, and I fell in love right away! I´m usually the kind of person who prefers summer during the European summer time, so the Mediterranean sea is an obvious choice. I usually need to know it´ll be sunny and nice, no matter what the weather Gods feel like in that period. Lately, however, I´m starting to get the charm of Nordic summers, too. It´s like travelling to Romania in May instead of August, the weather will be more moody, but you´ll probably have lots of fun being able to walk everywhere (instead of being stranded on the beach, by the pool or by the air condition), eating good food and reading or sleeping in if it happens to rain. So for the coming years, when we´ll finally have a driving licence and a car, I´m thinking of thrifting our way through Sweden (they´re famous for tons of countryside antique stores), eating and bathing our way through Denmark (they´re renowned for their incredible sandy beaches) and camping out in Germany, by the Baltic sea. 😉 For a perfect finish, a couple of days in Berlin are a must. What do you reckon?
I´m working on a two days case on this island in the middle of Norway and I find myself hoping it was summer and that I had a whole week off to explore it like I should! (not that I have a driving license, but still!) Hitra is just stunning! The nature is unlike everything I´ve ever seen before (I might be exaggerating, but you should know it´s not intentional, I´m generally a grateful tourist!), the houses are cutie cute and I´ve seen both fish, sea urchins, a sea star and a deer! All that in just 1,5 days! 😉 Continue reading