Photo Essay – Astana city centre

I had been driving more than 1200 km in a landscape of windy, open steppes when I arrived the capital of Kazakhstan. It is a city with a striking architecture, after the city was declared the capital, taking over for Almaty, billions of dollars have been spent on magnificent buildings, gardens and art work. Astana […]

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Accra – Nima Walking Tour

Before I arrived Accra I had discovered Nima Walking Tours online, and from their website I could see that they had good references and a very interesting walk. I also knew that I would stay in Nima my first days, because I have friends in that area. By then I had no idea that Nima […]

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Getting settled in Accra

Nima roundabout was my very first landmark in Accra, and almost all my first week´s activities was concentrated around this roundabout.

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Where to stay – Hostel ROOM (Rotterdam, Holland – 2013)

Have you ever stayed in a hostel with a hostel dog? I have, and that was one of the most charming things about the whole hostel – I immediately decided that Hostel ROOM Rotterdam was the place I want to stay once I read about Lexie on their webpage. I also loved the photos they […]

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Life changes – gap year on the road.

I am very excited when I write this blog post – I write it just after getting home from my very last day at work! Home will soon not be my home anymore, the last weeks I have sold most of my stuff, packed some selected things in boxes and sent off for storage – […]

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Travel Photo – Toktogul: the most beautiful camping spot

During my car ride from Norway to Mongolia summer 2012 I did a lot of camping on the way, and I love to wake up to have a look around on the beautiful view when you glimpse out from the tent in the morning. The most beautiful place I have ever camped is by the […]

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Where to eat: Moyo – Johannesburg, South Africa

Are you looking for some great veggie eats in South Africa? Oh, you will actually find them everywhere, I have hardly ever before been so happy about the vegetarian food anywhere in the world as during my ten days in South Africa! However, I would recommend that you visit Moyo anyway, it is a cool […]

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Travel Photo – Look out for Happiness

I love this warning street sign which is on a house in Molovegen in my hometown Ålesund.  Se opp for Gleden means “Look out for Happiness”. Keep in mind that happiness may be right in front of you wherever you are in the world – so just make sure to look out for it on […]

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Vegetarian barbecue – skewers

I´m always excited about any occasion which involves friends and food, and this weekend I gathered with friends for the first barbecue of the year. Barbecues are usually a meaty affair for most people, and I – who have only meat-eating friends – always have to twist my head to find some nice options for […]

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Travel Photo – Worldwide friendships

My most precious memories from my travels are about people. Sometimes they are locals who make my stay in their country memorable because they welcome me and proudly introduce me to their culture, other times it is other travelers who just make my day – or week. Sometimes they become a friend for life, other […]

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