Blogganbefaling: Aftonbladets Citykoll

Friday, February 14th, 2014

  Gode reiseblogger får jeg aldri nok av! Jeg anbefaler alle å lese bloggene til Aftonbladets korrespondenter i storbyene London, Barcelona, Berlin, Roma, Paris og New York. De er samlet på denne siden: Citykoll. Her får du innsidetips, hotellanbefalinger og tips om aktuelle happenings/kule steder. God lesning! English: I never get tired of reading travel […]

Instaresan til Karlstad i Sverige/Instatravel to Karlstad, Sweden

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Shopping i Karlstad? Ja, takk! 18. – 19. januar deltok jeg og en venninne på “instaresan” – gratistoget fra Oslo til Karlstad i Sverige. Hvorfor? Jo, fordi markedsavdelingen i Karlstad kommune hadde funnet ut at de ville lokke shoppingglade nordmenn over grensen ved å tilby gratis togturer. Dette kunne vi ikke gå glipp av! Her […]

Wreta Gestgifveri near Stockholm

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Update in August 2015: This place is closed down, but I still keep the post so we can enjoy the photos. After a long summer I start dreaming of where to go next year. For the ultimate Swedish experience I think you must visit Wreta near Stockholm. Their homepage is full of beautiful photos – […]

Café Flickorna Helin and Voltaire in Stockholm

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

This charming café in Stockholm is a must if you need a place for lunch when visiting Djurgården. Nearby you find Skansen, the Vasa Museum or Rosendals Trägårdar. It is a heaven for cakelovers, and the castle-like building is also fabulous! Photos: helinvoltaire.com and Flickr/plindberg

The Väderöarna Islands in Western Sweden

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Soon spring will be here – and time to make plans for summer. Why not go to the wonderful Väderöarna Islands (the Weather Islands) in Western Sweden, near Hamburgsund? The photos are from a trip last year in June. According to the website Vastsverige.com the Weather Islands have “one of Sweden’s warmest and windiest climates, […]

Restaurant Gabriel in Feskekörka, Gothenburg

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Lunching and shopping in Gothenburg on a Saturday? If you are a foodie like me it´s natural to head for the central market in town – Saluhallen. In Gothenburg they have at least three markets, one for fish – which is called Feskekörka (Fishchurch) and a smaller, less known market called Briggen. All these markets […]

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 […]

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 […]

Story Hotel in Stockholm

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Story Hotel opened in March 2009 – a bohemian chic hotel at Stureplan, Stockholm. It looks great! The rooms draws inspiration from urban New York restaurants and bohemian Paris hotels. And the coolest feature – automated self check-in and check-out facilities, code locks for guest rooms and complimentary wireless Internet.