NORWAY: Winter walk and grill – Konnerud to Drafnkollen route

It’s just mid-February and yet, spring is already in the air! It has turned out to be a not-so-white winter this year, with lesser snow than last year. But then again, it’s too early to say! Norwegians are taking their winter holidays this week, and most of them are on their way to the mountains … More NORWAY: Winter walk and grill – Konnerud to Drafnkollen route

Neste sommer…

Neste sommer (Tekst: DeLillos) Det var en gang en sommer i nitten hundre og nitti tre. Hvor alt var så behagelig og verden var diskre. Om dagen kunne man lese langsomt i en bok. Om kvelden satt vi rundt et bord.   Når du en gang kommer neste sommer skal jeg atter være her. Og vi … More Neste sommer…

Matpakkespisevise: Det er ikke morsomt å spise sin mat…

Matpakkespisevise av Dolmen og Lorentzen   Det er ikke morsomt å spise sin mat når den ligger i pakke og ikke på fat.   Den øverste skiven var med syltetøy, det satt fast på papiret som med vinden fløy.   Så skulle jeg starte med nummer to, men den var spist fra før fordi den var … More Matpakkespisevise: Det er ikke morsomt å spise sin mat…

FINLAND: Admiring the plant world at the University of Helsinki Botanical Garden ✿⊱╮

On our last day in Helsinki, Carl and I decided to take a tour to the Helsinki University Botanical Garden, or Kaisanieme Botanic Garden, located very close to the city center. The outdoor gardens, about 4 hectares in size, were all covered in snow, but the greenhouses were open to the public all year round. … More FINLAND: Admiring the plant world at the University of Helsinki Botanical Garden ✿⊱╮

FINLAND: Korkeasaari/Helsinki Zoo – an island in a zoo or a zoo on an island? A zoo island? An island zoo? :D

Korkeasaari or Helsinki Zoo is one of the nicest zoos I have visited so far. My husband is an animal lover, so zoos and parks have been an essential part of our itineraries when we travel, which is totally fine with me! During our short stay in Helsinki, we managed to take a day-trip to … More FINLAND: Korkeasaari/Helsinki Zoo – an island in a zoo or a zoo on an island? A zoo island? An island zoo? 😀