3 stops in Iceland

Dramatic nature, rocky beaches and flatbaka – that’s Iceland. I sit down, dig my hand into the gravel and study what I’m left with….

Kosovo: The forbidden road

It is difficult visiting Kosovo without the war coming to mind. I remember the 1999 images of desperate people standing together in a field,…

Bergen: Gingerbread Town

Should you find yourself in Bergen, Norway by the end of the year, there’s one attraction you should definitely not miss and that is…

CUBA

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CITIES

A weekend in Hamburg

A couple of years ago we passed Hamburg driving north on the autobahn. Little did we know that behind all the containers there is…

Tirana

At first sight, Tirana is not a beautiful city. You need to get in a little closer, look around and sit down. Then you’ll…

Destination: Bergen

I was tempted to do a “24 hours in Bergen” article. However, an article like that needs a well organised timetable and that was…

EAT & DRINK

Ulla Winbladh

Head out to the island of Djurgården in Stockholm, a place which is truly a little haven for hungry people. We eat slowly so…

The tomato advice

What do you do when you’ve photographed all of Iceland’s impressive waterfalls and spouting geysers? You enjoy a steaming hot tomato soup. It was…

Cuban B&B

You can stay in a hotel when you are in Cuba, or you can stay in a Casa Particular. We would recommend the latter….

TRAVEL TIPS

From the archive: Taquile

In the middle of Lake Titicaca in Peru lies the quiet and beautiful island of Taquile. An island where time seems to have stood…

Albania’s Accursed Mountains

Blood feuds and strict communism are now history. In front of us lie Albania’s impressive mountains and beautiful valleys. It is all viewed with…

Shill House Cottage

If you blink, it is easy to miss Alvescot, a small, sweet gem in the English countryside. Let’s talk about Shill House Cottage, an…

Vatnajökull: Ice cold giant

Through time, glaciers have formed on land on this planet. Today they play an important role as an indicator of global warming. Maybe a…

Wrocklaw: Dwarf hunting

Some of Wroclaw’s most popular sights are not cathedrals or monuments. Its dwarves. It is said that there are over 300 of them, but…