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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,…

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…

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…