The Meatpacking district of New York has gone from seedy meaty underbelly of Manhattan to upscale chickness in the last two decades. Still it is one of the more interesting and diverse areas of the Big Apple.
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New York City walks, Bleecker Street
Bleecker Street of New York is pop culture, punk attitude, foodie paradise and shoppers delight. The most interesting street in New York with tons of history on every corner.
North Island, New Zealand, kia ora!
New Zealands North Island is filled with spectacular scenery, boiling mud pools and stunning beaches. A travellers dream. Kia ora, New Zealand!
South Island, New Zealand, e aroha ana ahau ki a koe!
New Zealands South Island is an adrenaline junkies heaven, a trekkers paradise, a movie buffs wet dream and a dolphin lovers ultimate destination.
Our favourite New York hotels
Our pick of 5 favourite New York hotels.
The El Paso Loop, Texas/New Mexico, USA.
A great 3 day loop from El Paso, Texas, via White Sands national park, Valley of Fire, Lincoln, Roswell and Carlsbad Caverns
back to El Pasowith some epic Harley roads in between.
One year ago (traveller’s lament for 2020)
One year ago, we were relaxing a enjoying the last adventure of 2019, a dream return to our favourite island Komandoo in the Maldives. Everything was normal, and no reason to think that the whole world would experience doom within a few months.
Miyajima Island, Japan
Miyajima is a small island less than an hour outside the city of Hiroshima. Most famous for its giant red Torii gate that is ranked as Japans top 3 best views.
New York City Walks, Brooklyn Bridge
Perhaps the most iconic bridge of them all, one of the most beautiful and photographed bridges in the world for sure. Up there with Tower Bridge, Sidney Harbour Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge as icons in the world of bridges. A true icon of New York.
Tokyo Eats! Navigating Tokyo restaurants.
The awesomeness of Tokyos many restaurants and bars. Wherever you choose to eat it will be a unique experience in food and culture.
US Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
The legendary first lady of roadtrips in the USA, the Pacific Coast Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
African safaris in Masai Mara, Kenya and Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa.
Legendary safari destinations in Kenya and South Africa, the Masai Mara and Madikwe Game Reserve.
Seattle to San Francisco, The Pacific Coast Highway
The Pacific Coast Highway from the home of grunge via Oregon and the Lost Coast of northern California to San Francisco.
The Las Vegas Loop
Epic Harley Davidson adventure from Las Vegas via Zion National Park – Bryce Canyon – Grand Staircase Escalante – Glen Canyon – Monument Valley – Grand Canyon – Route 66 – Hoover Dam and back to Las Vegas (5 nights)
Komandoo Island Resort, Maldives.
The most romantic destination in the world, the Maldives. Our visit to our home away from home, the Komandoo Island Resort. We love it!
A Quick glance at San Francisco
A quick glance at the great city of San Francisco!
The Pacific Coast Highway from Seattle to San Francisco
The Pacific Coast Highway from Seattle to San Francisco is one of the most spectacular stretches of road you can drive in USA.
For the love of New York, and Temple Of The Dog!
Someone with 87 million followers on Twitter has just tweeted “New York has gone to hell” and that makes us sad. Because New York is our favourite big city in the world.
Florida, the sunshine state!
Florida, the Sunshine State. Experience South Beach, the Overseas Highway to Key West, the Dry Tortugas national park, reef diving at John Pennekamp Reef park and the Gulf Coasts magnificent beaches.
The Tamiami Trail from Miami to Tampa, Florida
The Tamiami trail runs from Miami via The Everglades to the Gulf Coast with its spectacular white sandy beaches.
The Overseas Highway, the Florida Keys and Key West.
The Overseas Highway from Key Largo to Key West, 44 islands and 42 bridges and one of the most epic roadtrips in the world.
South Beach, Miami dreaming!
South Beach in Miami is the ultimate winter destination for the frozen people from Europe and northern USA. We love South Beach!
Nordsjøvegen (North Sea Road) RV44 from Flekkefjord to Jæren, Norwegian Scenic Byroads
The North Sea Road (Nordsjøvegen) from Flekkefjord to Jæren, a spectacular short roadtrip through stunning coastal landscapes.
Seattle, grunge, coffee and sunshine!
Seattle, home of grunge and Starbucks. Vistit the great North West USA.
Dry Tortugas, Florida
The Dry Tortugas 70 miles west of Key West is the least visited national park in the US, and truly unique.
The Galapagos Islands
Galapagos, just saying the name conjures up images of David Attenborough frolicking with giant turtles while surrounded by baby seals and marine iguanas. A must see and must do on many a bucket list. Pure magic.
Hiroshima 6th August 1945
Marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima during the second world war. No more wars, only peace.
Visiting the last wildernesss in the arctic, Svalbard is total adventure, from midnight sun to northern lights. Watch out for polarbears!
The perfect moment
Perfect moments and perfect days are often few and far between these days. So much going on in the world, […]
Norwegian scenic byroads
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
Pulpit rock. the most essential of Norways spectacular natural wonders. A must on any travellers itinerary when visiting Norway.
Staycation 2020 part 2
It has been a great start to summer in Norway. Most Norwegians will flock to the great outdoors as soon […]
How 2020 forces us to stay home and think about our national and local destinations.
If you are thiking about getting isolated, this is the place! Most likely the most magic and otherworldly place we […]
Phoenix to San Diego Roadtrip
Phoenix-Sedona-Grand Canyon-Route 66-Lake Havasu-Joshua Tree National Park-Palm Springs- San Jacinto/Laguna Mountains-San Diego
American drivers, well to be kind, they are not European drivers. Already at the age of 16 they get their […]
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 […]