Allgemein

A midsummers dream!

Last Friday, my family and friends in Norway celebrated the yearly event of midsummer, or as we call it “St. Hans”. It’s a celebration of the shortest night of the year and a great highlight for us when it comes to scandinavian celebrations. Since I did not have the opportunity to go home for the…… Continue reading A midsummers dream!

Allgemein

My TOP 6 activities on Norway`s “17. Mai”!

This month I went to Norway to celebrate our national holiday, May 17 (a celebration of our Constitution). I wanted my daughter to experience this day with our family in Norway; her first of many national holidays. So, many people ask me what we do to celebrate this special day? Let me walk you through…… Continue reading My TOP 6 activities on Norway`s “17. Mai”!

food

“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!

Travel

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!

Travel

My favorite place – my island in the north!

It`s natural for me to start the blog with telling you about my favorite place in the world (everyone has their own); my home country Norway. I come from a small island up in the north – but even though it`s small, it is big on impressions, with amazing nature. Norway is a small country…… Continue reading My favorite place – my island in the north!