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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Ode To My Old Norwegian Passport
Thank you my old passport!
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.
If you are thiking about getting isolated, this is the place! Most likely the most magic and otherworldly place we […]