As I drive east, the gentle rolling hills of Tuscany gradually give way to lofty peaks and deep valleys. The scenery takes my breath away, in every sense: I draw a deep breath before setting down steep roads next to sheer drops, no guard rails. [...]
I was going through some old photos and this one from the fish market in Maputo brought a smile to my face. It's been about 15 years, gosh - yet I remember well wandering through this lively bazaar and chatting with these friendly, cheeky ladies. [...]
My youngest daughter Catarina and I have just spent a few days in Majorca. We were in the north of the island, at Playa de Muro, far away from the party beaches down south - very, very far away - in distance as well as [...]
Easter 1911 Spring is finally in the air up here in the northern world, although it looks like snow will be on the ground for a few more days at least, to the delight of most. Easter, you see, means a 10-day-vacation - we're in [...]
I've been meaning to write a practical post on travelling with children, focusing on long inter-continental flights especially. It's on my to-do list. But not today. However, I'll share one of my tips now: wear them out. Worn-out kids, you see, fall asleep. Simple really. [...]
Christmas is upon us; time for almonds. In Norway, almondy goodness is on the menu this time of year, in the form of marzipan and kransekake.
The Backer schnapps is all-natural, hand-made - in short, the good stuff. If further proof of quality is required, medals and awards abound.