Julebord: a month-long pre-Christmas food fest

It’s that time of year again: the julebord season. The month before Christmas is a somewhat gluttonous period here in Norway. It probably is in your country as well, but your menu might be a bit different. Up here at the edge of the world, [...]

2018-12-05T10:36:59+00:002 December 2015|Food and drink, Norway, Seasonal, current|

Onwards to Hamburg (do follow along)

During a train journey through Europe last autumn, I stopped briefly in Hamburg, just long enough to whet the appetite. Luckily for me, I've been invited back to find out more about things to see and cool stuff to do in Hamburg. Five Nordic bloggers, including my good [...]

2018-10-20T12:26:32+00:0011 November 2015|Germany, Seasonal, current|

11 most popular Instagrams in June 2015

This month's most popular Instagrams are from Northern Ireland, Austria, Belgium, Germany and Sweden, and include three World Heritage sites. Here we go: 11. Until last month, I hadn't been in Antwerp in more than 20 years. What a wonderful city! One of its many [...]

11 most popular Instagrams in May 2015

Here, better late than never, is our monthly Instagram feature.  As usual, I've linked to the photo on Instagram in the numbers. No less than five World Heritage sites are included this month, so let's get on with it. Here are the 11 most popular 'grams on Sophie's World [...]

11 most popular Instagrams in April 2015

The gorgeous Ligurian Riviera was a major player in our Instagram gallery last month, so you will have seen some of these photos recently. But it wasn't all about Italy. Poland, Sweden and Switzerland feature among our most popular 'grams of April, as well.

11 most popular Instagrams in February and March 2015

For this instalment of our popular Instagrams series, I'm posting the photos directly, as Instagram's embed function seems to be a hit-and-miss operation. Photos appear - or not - depending on browsers, or possibly the platform's #instamood. Well, we can't have that. Dubai featured heavily [...]

11 most popular Instagrams in January 2015

Our 11 most popular Instagram photos last month are mostly of wintry Oslo, but not all. Here they are: 1. In Drammen, close to home, is an abandoned copper mine. Took me years to finally visit. https://instagram.com/p/x_bYKzvSF1/?   2. Love the blue hour in winter; [...]

2017-11-16T11:31:16+00:0027 February 2015|Instagram, Seasonal, current, Travel photos|
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