The cherry blossom season is upon us. The time where everyone is seemingly happy. Everyone is outside, taking things slow, and taking photos of the Sakura, their dog and Sakura, their babies and Sakura, their car and Sakura… Anything with Sakura goes. There is honestly not much to say about this short time in spring […]
Day 7 of the road trip to Lofoten! Today we will be crossing the Arctic Circle, and end up in… well, the Arctic! Sounds very adventurous and might conjure up images of polar bears, dog sledding and igloos. But the Arctic is simply defined as the area north of where the sun barely comes up […]
We woke to a pretty nice morning after our night in the cabin. The sun was shining, and we were excited for the day ahead. So we got some water boiling for our coffee and started making breakfast. As per usual we were having bread with brown cheese – caviar and cheese – and spekepølse […]
It’s always nice to have some common interests with your partners family. Especially nice when that common interest is a hobby you’ve had for many years, and they’re equally into it. This time that hobby is photography, and that brought us on a family road trip to Maizuru, and the Maizuru Natural Culture Garden. Maizuru […]
Ahh Kyoto… The cultural capital of Japan. Around every corner there’s a temple or a shrine, or some other ancient sight to see. It’s also where you’ll get real embarrassed to be a tourist. When you’re in Japan, you have to go to Kyoto. In fact, travelling to Japan and not going to Kyoto is […]
A delayed post about our trip to Koyasan, Wakayama with our friends. It’s pretty heavy on pictures, which we hope makes up for it.
One of not only Osakas, but Japans, most famous and historical landmarks is Osaka Castle… While Osaka castle is often considered to be less impressive than Himeji castle in neighbouring Hyogo prefecture, Osaka castle played a major role in the unification of Japan, and is a must-visit spot for when you’re in the area. The […]
I don’t know of any other cultures where a specific day of the week is reserved for a specific dish, but in Norway, Saturday is “porridge day”!
When you pass Cockatoo Island on a ferry it does’t look like much. Old warehouses and a “camping” site is what you can see, but once you step on to the island you discover there is a lot more to explore.
While Wendy’s Secret Garden is not a secret in itself, what you can find there goes far beyond what you can find in any old garden…