Monaci delle Terre Nere in Sicily, Italy

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Want to stay in a small boutique hotel – but you need a little help to find it? Then I can recommend using a professional travel website. I have listed several here on my blog, in the left column, under “search hotels”. My favorite is and And I also recommend the newest one, […]

Hotel Number Sixteen, London

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Today I had a nice hotel chat with a fellow hotel fan, and she told me about one of her favorites in London, Hotel Number Sixteen from Firmdale hotels. I immediately googled it after our meeting, and found nice photos on Pamela Peterson´s travel blog, Objects. It turns out that the hotel is one of […]

Villa Tiboldi in Piemonte, Italy

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

The area of Piemonte in Italy has many beautiful places to stay. Is it possible to say that one of them is “the best place to stay”? Well, I don´t know, but what I know is that if you are in the Roero area Villa Tiboldi will be high up on the list. Try it […]

Saga Hotel in Oslo

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

A new hotel has opened in Oslo! The Saga Hotel. From the photos it looks as a brilliant choice for travellers who seek away from the chain hotels in the city centre. It is situated in the Frogner area.

Finally – Hotel Guldsmeden opens in Oslo!

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

One of my favorite hotels in Copenhagen, Hotel Guldsmeden, now has opened in my hometown, Oslo, too! That´s good news for all travellers who want a personal hotel, with nice rooms and friendly service. The hotel in Copenhagen is famous for its nice breafast – hope the Oslo-hotel will follow-up! All photos:

Hoxton Hotel and some travel tips for a weekend in London

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Some friends are going to London in December, and were asking for some travel tips. What to do, where to shop etc. Why not make a post on the blog, and give them the link? Here goes: They are staying at fab Hoxton Hotel: Not far from the hotel they can shop at Old Spitalfields […]

Hotel Flora in Gothenburg

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

When researching for my trip to Gothenburg in November I found Hotel Flora. Looks nice, is centrally located – I think I´ll stay here. Review follows after the trip. And now – reseraching for good restaurants and shopping. If you have any to recommend I will be grateful if you post a comment. All photos: […]

Valö in Fjällbacka, Sweden

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

In Norway it is popular to go to our neigbouring country Sweden during the summer. From Oslo it is a nice boattrip to go to the islands of Koster, near Strömstad, and further down the coast you will find Fjällbacka. Here you can stay in the charming Fjällbacka Valö guesthouse on the Valö island. If […]

Helenekilde Badehotel

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

This Danish bathing hotel is in the small town called Tisvildeleje, on the island of Sealand (Sjælland) north of Copenhagen. It was buildt in the early 20th century, and in 2009, the property was revived by the new owner. Looks like a nice place to relax and enjoy a seaside holiday. Photos:

A hidden gem in Budapest: Gerlóczy Hotel

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

As I wrote earlier in this bloggpost, I went to Budapest in May, and stayed at this fabulous hotel: Gerlóczy Rooms de Luxe. The photos on their website did not lie, it is just as beautiful at it looks. As you can see from my photos the atmosphere was magical, and the interior was perfect. […]