Glacis Beisl – the hidden café in Vienna, Austria

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Vienna is fantastic, and there are a lot of nice places to see. Glacis Beisl is a hidden garden café in the Museumsquartier – and well worth a try for a drink or lunch. Wien er fantastisk, og har mange fine steder det er vel verdt å besøke. Glacis Beisl er en bortgjemt hagekafé midt i sentrum av byen, […]

4 gode nettsteder for reisetips til Wien

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Snart drar jeg på tur til Wien. Som netthoder og reisebloggere flest liker jeg å være forberedt. Etter min mening finner du ikke de beste inside-tipsene på Tripadvisor og på de offisielle nettsidene til byen. Her deler jeg noen av stedene jeg har funnet frem til. Enjoy! Soon I am going til Vienna. Like most […]

A romantic stay at Lysebu hotel in Oslo

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Lysebu is a magic place before Christmas. First weekend in December I stayed there as a part of my work writing for the Historic Hotels blog. (You can read the article in Norwegian here.) We booked the package “romantic stay”, and were not disappointed. 20 minutes drive from the centre of Oslo you find this gem […]

Paulsens Hotel in Lyngdal, Norway

Friday, May 24th, 2013

In the small city of Lyngdal in the south of Norway you find Paulsens Hotell. The place reopened in 2011, after being closed for 40 years. The hotel gives you a feeling of an old, traditional 19th century inn, with a homey atmosphere. Some people say it is like staying in a museum – charming […]

The hip Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, New York

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

If you want to stay in one of the trendiest and coolest hotels in New York at the moment, try the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn! The photos speaks for themselves – who wouldn´t want to stay here? It has been featured in the press in countless articles, e.g. Conde Nast Traveller, Wallpaper, New York […]

A visit to Møystad Farm in Hedmark, Norway

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Need help to get in the Christmas mood? Why not visit Møystad farm near Hamar in Hedmark? In the café you are served delicious traditional Norwegian Christmas meals. And if you still have some Christmas gifts to buy, there is a little shop on the farm. Traditional flatbread and different mustards is served with the […]

Peacock at Rowsley in Derbyshire, England

Friday, October 5th, 2012

For a romantic weekend away – why not go to Derbyshire in England? I recommend staying at the lovely Peacock hotel in Rowsley. We stayed here last year, and it was fabulous. And if you are into British costume dramas you will not be disappointed by the location. The hotel is situated nearby Haddon Hall, a […]

Bark Bar & Brasserie in Arendal

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Update: This restaurant is closed, unfortunately. I have still kept the blogpost here, so you can enjoy the atmosphere which once where there. Last week I was in Arendal, in the southern part of Norway. We had dinner at an excellent restaurant called Bark, situated in “Langbrygga” in the center of Arendal. The place has […]

Restaurang Familjen in Gothenburg

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

After some research I found Restaurang Familjen in Gothenburg, and booked a table for our trip in November. The restaurant was honored with “BIB Gourmand” by the Michelin guide this year – congratulations! I read a lot about it in Nöjesguiden and Göteborgsposten and it seems to be a good choice. Even if the photos […]

A visit to Strand Restaurant

Friday, October 1st, 2010

By the seaside just outside Oslo, at Høvik, you find Strand restaurant. The old restaurant from 1924 is now stylishly renovated, and is taken over by brilliant young chefs from Flavours. Around lunchtime last Saturday I went for a visit with two friends. Only the bakery was open at lunchtime (except for Sundays), but we […]