Next time you are driving on the main road (E6) north of Oslo – why not stop at Minne Gaard for a coffebreak? By the old bridge at Minnesund, you find charming Minne farm café. They serve homemade bread from the stone oven. The owner, Mette, is a barista, […]
Update in February 2014: The café Stasjonsfruene was closed in summer 2013. But the place is now called Rollag Stasjon – and is open to the public in the weekends – take a look at their Facebookpage: Rollag Stasjon. I will make a visit in the summer of […]
Are you going to see the fjords in the western part of Norway? Lucky you! The Norwegian nature is beautiful, and if the weather is nice you will have a marvellous time. But where to stay? Some of the Norwegian hotels are small gems, but can be hard […]
Kaupanger is one of my favorite places near Sogndal in Sogn og Fjordane county in Norway. When I read in the Norwegian magazine, D2, about Knaken café, I knew that this would be my pitstop next summer. It is a family run café located in the old sheepbarn […]
Soon the summer holiday starts! In my opinion the best place to spend it is in Norway. Our country has a lot to offer, and the best time to see it is during summer. Why not choose Hardangerfjord? It is one of my favorite fjords. These photos are […]
A new hotel has opened in Oslo! The Saga Hotel. From the photos it looks as a brilliant choice for travellers who seek away from the chain hotels in the city centre. It is situated in the Frogner area.
By the seaside just outside Oslo, at Høvik, you find Strand restaurant. The old restaurant from 1924 is now stylishly renovated, and is taken over by brilliant young chefs from Flavours. Around lunchtime last Saturday I went for a visit with two friends. Only the bakery was open […]
This interesting hotel is situated in Nesflaten, near Suldal in Rogaland, Western Norway. Once a part of a hydro-electric power plant, when the building was used as the dining hall. Nowadays local people have turned the place into an exclusive hotel in collaboration with the architects Helen & […]
Next to Lørenparken is Kanonhallen, which is Oslo´s new culture scene. The house restaurant is called Kanon Bistro – and it´s worth a visit. I had lunch there on Saturday, which was nice traditional Norwegian beef soup with vegetables. The bistro is a nice place to take a […]
I love crisp bread, and found this recipe at Myk Start. I will make them some day. (It´s in Norwegian).