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 [...]
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, has been for a while. And I will write it. But not today. However, I'll share one of my tips now: wear [...]
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.
By Alexandra Redisch in Umbria: Hello there, Alex here - again. During my recent visit in gorgeous Umbria, we stopped off for lunch at Agriturismo Il Mandoleto - a farm with apartments and a restaurant near Perugia. It was hands down one of the best meals I've ever had.
By Alexandra Redisch in Perugia: How to make chocolate? Easy; you slice, melt, pour. Then you mix the filling: cream, butter, lemon peel, white chocolate and Limoncello. Mmm... Limoncello...