All posts by Elin

Travel Photo – Just walking with my camel

This man walking with his baby camel in the middle of town was such a cute situation, and I loved the fact that he carried the big sack himself! Those two just caught my heart, and luckily I was sitting in the bus with my camera – looking through my recent photos. Finally one of […]

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Photo Essay – Mountains and fjords in Norway

Last weekend I spent in my hometown Ålesund, combining a weekend with my family with a job meeting the two following days. I had some great outdoor trips these days, and I will share some of the wonderful nature sights you can experience this wonderful city and its surroundings. The first day we went on […]

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Vegetarian phrases Italian

Italian is a Romanic language which is the official language of Italy and parts of Switzerland. According to Statistics by EU it is the mother tongue of about 65 million people, and about 29% of the Italians speak English. When you are visiting cities of Italy there will be no problem with the language, but […]

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Sweet potato soup with Thai twist

Have you ever tried to sweet potato soup with lemongrass and coconut milk? If you haven´t, it´s about time you try. This recipe combines sweet potato with traditional Thai ingredients. It is autumn now, and as it´s getting colder, I really feel like something hearty and hot to warm myself when I get home in […]

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Feeding the world, caring for the earth

The theme of the World Food Day 2014 is family farming with the slogan “feeding the world, caring for the earth”, to draw the attention to the importance of small scale agriculture as a contributor to the overall food security of the world and a sustainable food production. Enough food is a right for all […]

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Italian garlic crostini

Crostini are small, sliced pieces of toasted or grilled bread.  The word crostini means “small toasts” in Italian.  They are thought to originate in medieval times when it was typical for Italian peasants to eat their meals on slices of bread instead of using plates and bowls, and crostioni are originally served with different topping of chees, […]

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Where to eat: Abo Aya – Hurghada, Egypt

One of my favorite foods is falafel, especially the fresh one that you get on the street stalls and local restaurants in many countries. Spicy, soft and with a crisp crust, served with some salad and yoghurt sauce. When I visited Hurghada, my plan was to go to Gad, a known fast food chain in […]

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Vegetarian phrases Arabic

I recently visited Egypt, which is one of the Arabic speaking countries in the world. In fact Arabic are the 5th common language in the world, and around 300 million people speak Arabic around the globe. Arabic is the official language for the Middle East countries as well as the horn and the north of […]

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One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

To see the magnificent structures of the ancient pyramids in Egypt has been a dream of mine. I´m amazed that they managed to build these enormous constructions by hand, and a few weeks ago I was finally able to visit the pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of […]

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AfriTravel Moments

When you travel to Africa, make sure to bring some patience and humor, and do not expect things to be the way you´re used to! Expect to have fun, though. I have fallen in love with a continent. Africa is a fascinating and diverse continent, which will never stop to surprise me. This post is […]

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