Where to eat: Curry & Ketchup – Oslo, Norway

Curry & Ketchup in Oslo is always packed with people. Why? because they have delicious food for a price that wont empty your wallet! The restaurant is cosy in a strange way. There is stuff everywhere,its some kind of charming chaos. On the menu you will find tandoori and curries, with some very tasty vegetarian […]

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Be a green traveler

Green travel, ecotourism, sustainable tourism, it is about the same issues, just with different names. The heart of the matter of green travel is about the importance of protecting nature and culture. When you travel, be conscious about the natural and cultural environment. Respect wild life and other natural resources, respect the way people live […]

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Cheesy sprinkle – vegan substitute for parmesan

Parmesan cheese is a dry Italian cheese, rich in taste, and tastes great on pasta and salads. For some vegetarians, especially for those who have just converted to a vegetarian diet, it may be a surprise that Parmesan cheese is not suitable for you – even if you include dairy in your diet. Why you […]

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Travel Photo – Metro Mass

The orange buses of Metro Mass can be seen in large parts of Ghana, and they are all old and have done their time on the dusty roads. They are very popular among locals because they are on the cheaper side, and in the rural areas there are not many options but trotros or the […]

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Ghanaian cuisine the veggie way – trainee at Baobab restaurant

After almost a year in Ghana I can tell you one thing: if you don´t eat meat, you will have a limited choice of local dishes to choose from. Even food which does not contain meat, will be boiled with bones “to give taste”, or they will saturate it with maggi borth cubes cubes for […]

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Travel photo – mountains in Norway

I love the long summer nights in Norway, and when I came back after a year in Ghana, I was surprised that the sun was setting so late! The photo of the magical light from the sunset on the mountains is taken from the plane on my flight from Oslo to Aalesund, and it´s 11 […]

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Eat like a local in Nairobi

Kenya is magic. The diverse nature with its rich wildlife which attracts loads of tourists every year, the charming local language Kiswahili and the hospitality of people you meet. I´m honestly in love with this country! Growing up from the swamp during the time the British built the Uganda railway, the capital of Kenya – […]

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Travel Photo – Colorful fabrics

If you explore the markets of Ghana, you will see the colorful fabrics everywhere. I love the mix of traditional patterns, and the 70´s inspired modern fabrics. They are quite affordable too, from 5 to 20 GHC per yard. If you´re in Accra, Makola market is a good place to go for fabric shopping, but […]

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Eating vegetarian in Africa – mission impossible?

Many people wonder if eating vegetarian when they travel in on the African continent will be difficult, or even impossible. I promise you, it is not! You may even find some new favorite food! I have been traveling in different parts of the African continent, and I have never starved on my journey to taste […]

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Ghanaian recipe: red-red

Red-red is a popular dish in Ghana, and it is normally made vegetarian. To my knowledge, the spots in Ghana will prepare this dish without any broth from meat or fish, but you never know…. If you want to be sure to avoid meat and fish, ask them if they use meat or broth from […]

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