Coasteering is probably the most fun activity we have done the past years of travelling. We did an extensive road […]
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Japan Rail Pass, A Short Guide
On our Japan In 9 Days trip we booked a 7-day Green (first class) rail pass for 2. It may […]
Top 5 epic moments on the road in USA
There are som many epic moments to be had while on the road in the US. We have done a […]
A brief guide to driving in USA. Roadtrip hints and tricks for the novice road warrior.
USA is THE place to go for a great roadtrip. Since our first adventure around 20 years ago, we have […]
The Norwegian hyperloop, how to see some of the best fjords and sights in less than 48 hrs
Welcome To Norway and the Norwegian hyperloop! This is how you can start in Oslo and see some of the […]
Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa, a dream safari destination!
Our second safari trip to Africa took us to South Africa, and the northern part of the country, to Madikwe […]
From Seattle to San Francisco, The Pacific Coast Highway is the ultimate coastal drive
This trip was done by car in July, just to be sure of nice weather. We started by flying into […]
Driving from Denver to Santa Fe via Great Sand Dunes National Park and Taos Pueblo
We flew into Denver with Icelandair, a convenient hop via Iceland (you could do a stopover for free in Iceland […]
Is Tokyo the coolest city on earth?
After the devastation of the second world war, Japan rose to be one of the economic superpowers in the world, […]
Dreaming of the perfect safari destination? Go to Masai Mara, Kenya!
We have been so lucky that we have had the opportunity of going to Africa twice. Two very different places, […]
Why visit Kyoto? The Philosopher’s Path, Fushimi Inari Temple and the Golden Pavillion are just a few good reasons to see the ancient capital of Japan!
Kyoto is one of the best-preserved Japanese cities, due to not being fire-bombed like so many other Japanese cities in […]
The best Navajo frybread in the US via the magnificent Turquoise Highway to Colorado Springs
Last day on our magnificent Harleys. Previous posts will give you the first parts from Denver to Santa Fe, via […]
Why Monument Valley, Arches National Park and Mesa Verde to Durango should be your next roadtrip destinations!
This is the continuation of our epic roadtrips in the US, first chapter was Roadtrip from Denver to Santa Fe […]
Epic roadtrip from Albuquerque to Monument Valley via Route 66 and Canyon de Chelly
Santa Fe to Gallup An hour’s drive south of Santa Fe is Albuquerque. We only passed by to pick up […]
Question: should we do this project?
We have a question to you all. We are thinking about a Christmas project. In 2022 it will be 25 […]
Cadaqués and Cap de Creus on Spain’s stunning Costa Brava
On the easternmost cape in Spain lies the pretty village of Cadaqués with its whitewashed houses and stunning location in […]
Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles, the ultimate US roadtrip for beginners!
It’s the classic American road trip, first taste for many tourists of the open road in the US. The stuff […]
Venice, Italy, the ultimate bucket list city!
Venice is in our humble opinion the ultimate bucket list city for any traveller. It is perhaps the most spectacular city we have ever visited, and it could be argued that it is one of the most spectacular cities in the world.
Shop `till you drop in New York!
New York is a shopper’s mecca, no doubt about it. Anything from high street fashion to streetwear to cheap and […]
Need a new favourite Greek island? Go to Karpathos!
Some years ago we went to a travel fair in Oslo, it is always nice to talk to the different […]
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, a beach and movie buff paradise in Spain’s southeastern corner
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park in the south-eastern corner of Spain is Andalusia’s largest protected coastal area, a wild and isolated landscape with some of […]
The medieval town of Pals on Spain’s Costa Brava (elderly Spanish woman behind an ice cream counter in a small town)
The small medieval town of Pals is probably one of the most charming and cosiest small towns we have ever […]
Walking in London: Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens
Set right in the heart of London is Hyde Park and its “sister” park Kensington Gardens. Hyde Park is one […]
Temple Of The Dog, Madison Square Garden, New York Nov 7, 2016
Our greatest live music experience came in Madison Square Garden in 2016. An amazing live show by Temple Of The Dog in New York.
A virtual London sightseeing! An old guide’s tour of central London in the mid 1990’s.
Our work was being tour guides for Star Tour 6 days a week for Scandinavian guests coming to London for […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]