A photographic exploration of Helsinki’s achingly hip design district.
Recently Gerry and I took advantage of a rare sunny day, packed a picnic and headed for the beach… ROAD TRIIIPPP! Well sort of. Neither of us own a car, so we took the bus! 70 kroner and 50 minutues later and we found ourselves in the lovely seaside town of Drøbak. We got off [...]
Magnificent fjords, vast mountain ranges, blue ice glaciers, old wooden houses – Norway sure is a beautiful country. But sometimes, all you need to do is look UP… No post about the skies of Norway could be complete without a mention of the Aurora Borealis. Many come to Norway in [...]
Cooling off in the Oslofjord as the summer comes to an end.
Taking a break from the day job, at the beach right outside my office
After our epic rail journey, my parents and I finally made it to Flåm. Words can’t do this place justice, so I’m going to start with some photos: Situated deep within centre-west Norway on an arm of the mighty Sognefjord and nestled tightly below towering peaks, Flåm is a prime example of a Norwegian fjord [...]
Dear Oslo, Wish you were here! Gerry and I enjoyed our short hop across the border. Turns out, Sweden is just like you! But a bit blonder. And with funny dots over their ö! First we went to the Museum of Modern Culture to see an exhibition called Destination X. It wasn’t very big, so they [...]
Oslo’s Opera Quarter is slowly taking shape.
I knew complaining about no snow in Oslo and visiting the arctic circle would work. Over the last few weeks (and last night in particular) we’ve had a sprinkling of the white stuff. Winter, and Christmas, is finally here…
Part I of my series about the arctic city of Tromsø Ah the weekend. After a hectic few weeks at work, I chose to get away and continue my travels around this fine Kingdom of Norway. With several visits to Trondheim and a trip on the Oslo to Bergen railway already in the bank, I [...]