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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…

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,…

Destination: Skopje

Skopje is a strange mix of architecture, which makes it difficult to decide if the city is pretty or not. It may depend on…

Stockholm revisited

This year’s trip with Mom was to Stockholm. The Swedish capital was showing a lovely autumn side when we arrived. We were very lucky…

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…

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…

What not to miss in Riga

The Latvian capital is perfect for a long weekend, whether you want to shop, look around, eat or just sit down and enjoy the…