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“The world`s best cake” – the Norwegian national cake!

As a norwegian girl, my favorite cake in the world is of course our national cake - the so-called "best cake in the world" ("verdens beste"). Another name is Kvæfjordkake. Even though it has a strange name; when tasting it, you will know why! It really IS the best cake in the world!:-) Whenever I… Continue reading “The world`s best cake” – the Norwegian national cake!

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Sleep in a real wine barrel!

Imagine the Rhine Valley with its beautiful river, flowers and vines as far as you can see, the sound of river boats cruising through the streamy water and the smell of summer. This is Rüdesheim to me, situated in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley (UNESCO). It`s idyllic. I was there several times. Once, I took… Continue reading Sleep in a real wine barrel!

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Hilton Frankfurt Airport Hotel

I was lucky enough to spend a night at the The Hilton Frankfurt Airport Hotel, situated directly at the Frankfurt Airport (actually directly above the train station, which you do not hear at all). It was a very good night sleep:-) Have you ever heard about "The Squaire"? Above the train station at the airport… Continue reading Hilton Frankfurt Airport Hotel

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A colorful world of flavors

As I have gotten to know the Chilean cuisine over the last years, I have also learned to like it a lot and appreciate the mix of different flavors that I was not familiar with. Having a Chilean husband has opened the doors to this colorful world of flavors and I like to cook Chilean… Continue reading A colorful world of flavors

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A German award for Charlotteontheroad – DANKE!

In January 2017, Charlotteontheroad.com was awarded with the German "Liebster award" (dearest award), nominated by my dear friend Marija Heller. Thank you very much for the nomination! Marija and her blog Alltagsreisen (in German) was awarded by another great German blog called Gehaichnis, credit to both of them for having awesome blogs with lots of travel… Continue reading A German award for Charlotteontheroad – DANKE!

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Northern Norway – the home of the midnight sun!

This summer, I went to the north of Norway to celebrate my daughters name day. I wanted to celebrate it in my home town, Melbu, situated in a region called Vesterålen. This is directly on the border to one of the worlds most famous island groups, the Lofoten Islands, with all its beauty. With friends… Continue reading Northern Norway – the home of the midnight sun!

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The captivating surroundings of Denver

My trip to Denver turned out to be amazing, not so much because of the city itself (I admit not having enough time to explore it, and I still enjoyed it), but most of all because of all the great things you can see and do in the surrounding areas. The wildlife is flourishing, and… Continue reading The captivating surroundings of Denver

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Jazz and joy in New Orleans!

Arriving at the airport in New Orleans, the first thing meeting me, is a huge statue of Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet. So I thought, hey, this can`t be anything than good. There was already music streaming from the loudspeakers - and the music was to follow me the whole week through. New Orleans -… Continue reading Jazz and joy in New Orleans!

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OSLO – the capital of winter wonderland!

Would you like to take a journey with me to my personal winter wonderland? Come with me to Oslo, Norway, and read about one of my favorite cities. The city is a fascinating place, also in the winter time, and it has its own magic when covered in snow. Norway's capital has almost 650.000 inhabitants… Continue reading OSLO – the capital of winter wonderland!

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Christmas Market Magic in Heidelberg, Germany

The Christmas markets in Germany are famous and wonderful. Every little town and big city has one and all the markets have their own special personality. So has the one in Heidelberg - the well-known student city situated in southwest Germany with its castle and the river Neckar running through it. One of the most… Continue reading Christmas Market Magic in Heidelberg, Germany