Earlier this month, Bjørnar and I travelled to Warsaw for the weekend to explore the city and spend some time with our lovely friend Magda. A return ticket with Wizz Air, from Bergen to Warsaw Chopin (with no luggage) only cost us 680 NOK each! (Around £62) Bargain! We arrived at around 7pm, so our … Continue reading Warsaw 🇵🇱
Last month, Bjørnar and I went back to our favourite place; Croatia! Initially, we had discussed doing city breaks this year with Amsterdam in the Summer and Iceland in late October. But with everything that's going on, we decided to have a nice relaxing beach holiday instead. So this year, we went to Baška Voda, located … Continue reading Basking in Baška Voda
Earlier this month, my mum came to spend some time with us in Bergen again. The first time she came to visit was the last weekend of August in 2015. In true Bergen style, it rained a lot! So this time, I told her to come around the start of May, and promised her a weekend of … Continue reading Mum’s (2nd) visit to Norway
🇺🇸 I'm all about the palm trees and 80 degrees (not forgetting the Vitamin D)☀️ We've had some dark, dingy and damp months here in Bergen over the Winter period (nothing new there), so I was more than ecstatic when I received a message from my mother inviting me to Florida with her this Spring! Part … Continue reading Florida
Syden - Literally meaning "the south", is a common Norwegian term for destinations with a warmer climate. After visiting Pula in Croatia two years ago and falling in love with the place, the atmosphere, the wine and the friendliness of the locals, we have been itching to go back there ever since. Last year, we were focused … Continue reading Tid for Syden
Every summer, Bjørnar and I head to Fjørtoft; the beautiful island he grew up on in Sunnmøre. In the past, we have taken the bus from Bergen to Ålesund, and then another bus, before getting on the final ferry to the island. This usually takes around 12 hours and is very draining! So this year, … Continue reading Road Trip to Fjørtoft
Travellers and expats like myself, often transfer money to their bank account from an overseas account - this can be time consuming and costly! A few months after relocating to Norway, I came across a wonderful service that not enough people know about...