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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.
Norwegian scenic byroads, Brokke – Suleskard summer road and to the Lysebotn fjord ferry ride under Pulpit rock
Norwegian scenic byway from Brokke to Suleskard and Lysebotn. How and when to drive one of South Norways best high alpine roads.
Pulpit rock (Preikestolen) – Norway, the most epic of treks with unsurpassed national romantic views
Exactly one year ago we published our acent to the most iconic of Norwegian sights, the Pulpit rock! The summer […]
Bar Vitelli, the Sicilian bar from the Godfather movie is still open and it looks exactly the same!
In the small beautiful village of Savoca in southern Siciliy lies two of the most iconic locations from the epic Godfather movie, Bar Vitelli and Chiesa Santa Lucia.
The who, the what and the why. Wremer Travels!
Just a quick introduction to who we are, what we do and why we do it.
Route 66 Western Parts of The Mother Road, USA!
Ridinng a Harley Davidson on the Mother Road Route 66 is a dream for most bikers. We have done parts of it, and what parts they are! Ride On!
Alella, village and wine region a short taxi ride from Barcelona city centre
The cool thing about Barcelona is that you can find world class wine areas just a short taxi ride from the city centre. North of Barcelona is the little village of Alella, just about 18 kilometres by car. One of the first regions in Catalonia with a Denomination of Origin qualification.
Ode To My Old Norwegian Passport
Thank you my old passport!
There are plenty of hotels in Barcelona, that goes without saying, and we have only stayed at a little handful. As a first-time visitor it is always hard to know where to stay and what hotel to choose. Here is our little list of hotels we have had the pleasure of staying in, from luxury to simplicity.
The Texas Traverse, from El Paso via Terlingua Ghost Town, Big Bend National Park, Fredricksburg and Austin
In Norwegian there is a word, that means that something is crazy, off the hook and states that something is out of control, that word is “Texas”. You will hear Norwegians say “That was totally Texas” after having a party of epic proportions. The Lone Star State of Texas is the home of the Longhorn, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughn, ZZ Top, Pantera, Thirteenth Floor Elevators, the Giant movie and South By Southwest festival. Welcome to the Lone Star State!
Sorry Europe, and the world, we will not be coming this summer…
We are sad to realize that summer 2021 will be another staycation in Norway for us, not that Norway is […]
Coasteering in Abereiddy Bay, Pembrokeshire (the most fun you can have in a wet suit in Wales)
Coasteering in Pembrokeshire, Wales, is probably the most fun activity we have done the past years of travelling. We did an extensive road trip across the UK a few years ago, and we thought that coasteering in Wales sounded like a cool idea. And it was…
Spain’s Costa Brava, Part 3: the medieval town of Pals (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 visited. It could easily be a location for Braavos or King’s Landing in Game of Thrones, it is like travelling back in time.
Spain’s Costa Brava, Part 2: Cadaqués and Cap de Creus
The natural beauty of Cap de Creus and the white city of Cadaqués in the Costa Brava region. Home to Salvador Dali, and a ramblers paradise.
Spain’s Costa Brava, Part 1: LLafranc, Calella de Palafrugell and Cap Roig
The wild and rugged Costa Brava is our favourite part of the Spanish mainland coast. Costa Brava boasts some of the best beaches in Spain, from golden sandy stretches of beach to rocky hidden coves and isolated beaches only accessible on foot.
The Hidden Valley of Sant Quirze de Colera Monastery and El Corral de Sant Quirze, in Spain’s northern Catalunya Region
Searching for a hidden valley in the eastern Pyrenees with a monastery and a restaurant in a Fiat 500.
Kyoto! The Philosopher’s Path, Fushimi Inari Temple and the Golden Pavillion
The cultural capitol of Japan, Kyoto has so much to offer. From the stunning Golden Pavillion to the philosopher’s Path and the torii gates of the Fushimi Inari temple. It is a must visit on any travellers Japan itinerary!
Hello Tokyo! Navigating Shibuya, Shibuku, Harajuku, Golden Gais and having Norwegian coffee at Fuglen Tokyo
The madness of Tokyo, a true hypercity, from temples of reflection to temples of consumption, Tokyo has it all! The food, the crowds, the kawaii, Harajuku and Shinjuku, it will take your breath away!
Roadtripping from Durango via the Turquoise Highway to Colorado Springs and Denver
Last part of our High Desert Adventure from Durango via Albuquerque, the Turquoise Highway and Colorado Springs to Denver.
Harley Davidson Roadtripping from Monument Valley via Arches National Park and Mesa Verde to Durango
Harley Davidson riding from Monument Valley to Arches National Park via Mesa Verde National Park to Durango.
On Harley Davidsons from Albuquerque to Monument Valley via Route 66 and Canyon de Chelly
Harley Davidson riding epic roadtrip from Albuquerque on Route 66 via Indian Route 12 to Canyon de Chelly and Monument Valley.
Roadtrip from Denver to Santa Fe via Great Sand Dunes National Park and Taos Pueblo
First part of our high desert adventure in USA from Denver via Great Sand Dunes National Park via Taos Pueblo to Santa Fe.
One Hot Afternoon in Girona (Gelato and the Game of Thrones nerds)
What is the conection between the Spanish city of Girona and the tv-series Game of Thrones? A hidden gem in northern Spain, Girona is a gourmet capitol and a movie buffs wet dream, not to mention the gelato!
Madikwe Safari Lodge and Game Reserve, South Africa
Awesome visit to the Madikwe Game Reserve and lodge in South Africa.
African Safari At The Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp In Masai Mara, Kenya
Our visit to the awesome Kichwa Tembo safari camp in Masai Mara, Kenya.
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 known as a destination than a vibrant Spanish town with great food, plazas and wonderful narrow streets filled with cafes and bodegas. Alicante is blessed with a beach in the city centre, so to combine a weekend of swimming in the sea, eating and drinking in a cosy atmosphere around town, all within a few minutes’ walk of your hotel is no problem.
Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, Spain
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 Europe’s oldest geological features. Spain’s southeast coast, where the park is situated, is the only region in mainland Europe with a true hot desert climate.
A Short Visit To Granada, Spain
A fascinating and rich history, a stunning interplay of different architectural styles, beautiful natural landscape, and the Alhambra palace are only some of the reasons why you would want to visit Granada, in the charming southern Spanish Andalusia region.
How To Eat For Free In Spain’s Andalusian Region (The Tapa Experience)
Few regions in Spain still serve free tapas with drinks, the Andalusian region is still an exception. How to eat the most delish Spanish food for free!