EUROPE

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…

Balkan roadtrip

Sole traveller took a road trip through the Balkans which gave an insight into four small countries, all with their own personality: Macedonia, Albania,…

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….

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…