Our work was being tour guides for Star Tour 6 days a week for Scandinavian guests coming to London for […]
Ørjan WremertravelsLiving in the south of Norway. Motorcycle and car roadtrips are favourites. Always wanting to travel more with my wife Tanja, but life and work gets in the way too often. Full time employee in the events industry. Every penny and free moment used to travel as much as possible.
How to clear Norwegian snow, a tale of epic scenic byroads, fjords, ferrys and flugelhørns!
There are plenty of scenic byroads in Norway, many of which are only open during summer, the reason for this […]
Svalbard; polarbears, russians and snowmobiles! Life in the fast lane in the frozen north.
Arriving at the airport in Spitsbergen is like landing on a snow-clad planet Mars. The landscape is eerie due to […]
San Francisco! Golden Gate, Alcatraz, gay times, hippies and tiki bars!
San Francisco is a great city, we like it a lot, and there are so many bars, restaurants and great […]
Why we love London, our second home (how fate works in mysterious ways)
London holds a special place in our hearts. We met in London in 1995. We both worked for a tour […]
Norwegian Music Noir
Norwegian music is the perfect autumn soundtrack! Why not check out some music you have never heard before?
Our favourite part of Spain, Costa Brava!
Costa Brava is our favourite part of the Spanish mainland coast. Costa Brava boasts some of the best beaches in […]
Eating our way through Alicante, Spain (and hanging out with men in pointy hats)
For most northern Europeans Alicante is a well-known charter destination for the sun worshipping sun starved northerners. It is more […]
I rescued a hawk! Just a small everyday happy story.
My cats got slightly agitated, and I did not understand why, until I saw a hawk trapped between our veranda […]
Oh well, whatever! 30 years of Nevermind!
30 years ago Nirvana released their sophmore album “Nevermind” and the world was never the same again. Why was it such a success? And did they know they were making an album for the history books?
London’s Hampstead Heath, a small village with a great view!
A great little outing from central London is to take the tube to Hampstead (Northern line) and Hampstead Heath park, […]
Two Game of Thrones nerds goes to Girona, Spain.
Girona is the hot little sister of Barcelona, situated north east in the Spanish province Catalunya, just an hour’s drive […]
London shopping! A brief guide to the best areas for some retail therapy
There is no doubt that London is a shopper’s mecca. The amount of high street retailers, flagship stores and department […]
Driving the Tamiami Trail from Miami to Tampa, Florida
When opened in 1928 the Tamiami Trail was the only route between Miami on the Atlantic coast and Naples on […]
Hipster’s paradise, Shoreditch, London!
The hipster’s paradise of Shoreditch has gone from somewhere we were not recommended to go in the 90s to something […]
New York’s Meatpacking District, a great urban regeneration project and excellent destination for food, drinks and shopping
The Meatpacking district is sandwiched between Chelsea and Greenwich village. The area is roughly situated between Horatio Street in the […]
How Las Vegas is a great starting off point for some epic roadtripping including some of the most spectacular sights in the USA.
Las Vegas is not necessarily a city that we like much but it is a great point to start some […]
How To Eat For Free In Spain’s Andalusian Region (The Tapa Experience)
Free food with alcohol? Is there such a thing? Yes! In the Andalucian region of Spain there is still the tradition of getting free food with your drink.
The Texas Traverse, why everything is bigger in the Lone Star State, and why ghost towns and hipster cities goes well together.
Continuing our roadtrip after doing the El Paso loop on motorbike, we rent a car and traverse Texas. From El Paso via Terlingua Ghost town, the magnificent Big Bend National park, blue bottle blooming in Fredricksburg and ending up in hip Austin.
The El Paso loop, 3 epic days motorbiking in Texas and New Mexico via white deserts, Billy the kid shootouts and alien encounters.
From El Paso, Texas via White Sands National Park- Cloudcroft- Alamogordo- Three Rivers Petroglyphs- Valley Of Fires- Lincoln- Roswell- Carlsbad […]
Pearl Jam “Ten” released 30 years ago today!
30 years ago Pearl Jam released the album “Ten”, and my musical world was never the same again!
Pearl Jam Albums Ranked From Not So Bad To Totally Epic!
Their epic griundbreaking debut album «Ten» is 30 years old this week on Friday! Warming up to that momentous occation, here is what we think of their albums so far…
The North Sea Road (Nordsjøvegen) RV44 from Flekkefjord to Jæren, a Norwegian Scenic Byroad
This road is a gem, running through extremely dramatic mountain coastal landscape. It is designated as the North Sea Road […]
The High Line, how New York repurposed an old elevated railway to become a open air gallery and one of the greatest walks in America
One of the more unique and special city walks in the world must be the High Line in New York. […]
New York’s Central Park, could it be the greatest public park in the world?
Central Park is, in our humble opinion, the greatest inner-city park in the world. Opened in 1876 the park gets […]
Brooklyn Bridge, walking New York’s most iconic river crossing
Perhaps the most iconic bridge of them all, one of the most beautiful and photographed bridges in the world for […]
The spellbinding magic of Miyajima Island, Japan
Just south of Hiroshima lies Miyajima island. Easily reached by local train in about 1 hour from the Hiroshima train […]
Driving Florida’s epic Overseas Highway, across the Florida Keys to Key West.
A trip to Key West is a must when you visit Miami and Florida! You can easily do it as […]
New York’s Bleecker Street, a cool cross section of the Big Apple
If you are like us a music fan, movie buff, pizza lover, pop culture afficionado or just an urban rat […]
The pubs of London, where to quench your thirst with a pint of that amber nectar
London is famous for its pubs. A pub is the hub in any local community in Britain. The nectar of […]
Seattle, grunge, coffee and sunshine!
For us, Seattle is a near mythical city. The birthplace of grunge, our favourite bands, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Temple Of […]
New Zealand’s North Island, there and back again (two Norwegians tales)
New Zealand’s North Island is a quite different place to its “little brother” the South Island. Home to about three-quarters […]
Travelling the South Island of New Zealand, the adventure is out there!
Twice we have had the absolute pleasure of visiting New Zealand, or Aotearoa in native Maori meaning the land of […]
Searching for a Honeymoon location? Need a romantic getaway? For us there is only one destination: Komandoo Island Resort in the Maldives!
For us Komandoo Island Resort is the ultimate destination, it is the place we dream of returning to, and a […]
New York! A brief guide for first time visitors and those who wish to return and explore more of the Big Apple
New York is the ultimate city, the world’s top metropole, the Big Apple and if you can make it there, […]
London Markets, where, how and when to visit some of the best outdoor street markets in the world
On a normal weekend thousands of locals and tourists decend on the many markets in central London. From the daddy […]
The Galapagos Islands, how to cruise the most enchanted place on earth
Galapagos, just saying the name conjures up images of David Attenborough frolicking with giant turtles while surrounded by baby seals […]
Walking along London’s Regent’s Canal from Paddington to Camden Lock
A great London walk is from Paddington to Camden Lock along the Regent`s Canal – a very cool walk along […]
2021 Staycation (yes, we had to stay at home this year as well)
We wrote this one year ago, thinking that 2020 would be the only year we had to forfeit any travel […]
Stedsnavn i Kleven, Mandal
Lokale stedsnavn i Kleven, Mandal. Local names for the harbour of Kleven, Mandal, Norway.
London for 8 year olds, a brief guide from uncle and auntie from our visits with 3 nephews and one niece, all aged 8 at the time
We know this is a very specific age and topic, but we have only been with 8-year-old kids to London. […]
Dreaming of South Beach, Miami, our favourite winter destination!
South Beach in Miami is the ultimate winter destination for the frozen people from Europe and northern USA. We love South Beach!
Dry Tortugas, Florida, the least visited national park in USA
The Dry Tortugas 70 miles west of Key West is the least visited national park in the US, and truly unique.
The Pacific Coast Highway from Seattle to San Francisco
It has been a few years since we did this epic roadtrip along one of the most spectacular coastline roads […]
Easter Island, true adventure in the middle of nowhere
If you are thiking about getting isolated, this is the place! Most likely the most magic and otherworldly place we […]
Konichiwa Japan! Guide to visiting the land of the rising sun for the first time.
If you are a bit apprehensive about going to Japan, like we were, there is no reason to be we […]
Bikers don’t cry, do they?
There are moments, when I’m riding a Harley, somewhere on the road in the US, that emotions gets the best […]
USA Road Trips, tips/tricks and general good advice
How to ride, drive and behave in traffic and on the road in USA, while experiencing some of the most epic roads in the world.
Phoenix to San Diego roadtrip on a Harley Davidson, via Sedona, Grand Canyon, Route 66, Joshua Tree, Palm Springs and the San Jacinto Mountains
An epic ride on Harley Davidsons starting in Phoenix, Arizona, via some great roads to Sedona, the Grand Canyon, parts of Route 66 via the desert around Joshua Treet National park, the soothing Palm Springs and some truly magic roads in the mountains north east of San Diego.
The Norwegian tourist roadtrip hyperloop, how to see some of the best fjords and sights in less than 48 hrs
How to see the best of what Norway has to offer in less than 48 hours. The Norwegian hyperloop via the Gerianger fjord, Trollstigen, Molde, Dovre and Rondane national park.