I had the honour of celebrating my 35th birthday at Maaemo restaurant in Oslo, not a long time after they had received their third Michelin star. I have dreamt about visiting this restaurant for many years, but as the price is steep, very steep, I have never even thought it will be more than a… Read More A journey through the Norwegian landscape
For a long time I have had two dreams. To visit the Maaemo restaurant in Oslo and stay at Grand Hotel. I´ve always said that you have to be careful with what you wish for, wishes may come true. For my 35th birthday I have been invited to one of the best restaurants in world.… Read More Dreams do come true
Me and my backpack suddenly had to take a quick trip to Estonia. The last minute plane tickets from Oslo to Tallinn cost like I was trying to book a round the world trip and I was feeling quite desperate. Thank God, Ryanair saved the day and I got the tickets for me and the… Read More What do you get for 12 euros?
There is this one shop on main street in Lillehammer you just cannot miss. The “Folk og Røvere” shop. It is especially hard to miss it at the moment when it looks like a ginger bread house. Or a house from Hansel and Gretel fairytale? What a genious idea for Christmas I thought when I first… Read More That annoying shop in Lillehammer*
There is a song in Estonia, which states that football is better than sex. I’ve never understood this statement, you cannot compare something so boring with something so enjoyable. If they’d sing “food is better than sex”, then I’d agree. At least after yesterday’s visit to Hvelvet restaurant on Stortorget Lillehammer. I actually owe you… Read More Football is better than sex
When I travel somewhere I never analyze the road, I know the direction and the address and that’s it. GPS is my brain and eyes.The gps showed 3,5h to the destination. Not bad I said to my husband and we hit the road. At some point the gps started to show the roads up to… Read More Arendelle’s in deep, deep, deep, deep snow
I’ve been to Røros once before. 18 years ago. As an exchange student. I cannot say I remember much, but a little piece of Røros handicraft I still have – a blue glassbottle from local Ceramics Shop, I have always loved it and it has moved with me from Norwy to Estonia, from Tartu to Tallinn. But… Read More A Fairy tale town