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Understanding Scandinavian Culture and the Nordic People

I have been trying to understand Scandinavian Culture and the Nordic people in general, to make my integration here as smooth as possible. This region has got many cultural nuances, and I have learnt that you risk some frustration if you go in unarmed. You know what they say: knowledge is power. And forewarned is […]

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Scandic Ørnen

I will say this first about Scandic Ørnen: they know how to lay out a breakfast. It’s such a large spread, you are left wanting for nothing! Whyy am I leading with food? Because who does not like a good breakfast! Our room was great; it was a junior suite, and when hotelling, extra space […]

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A trip up Ulriken 

Ulriken is one of the seven mountains surrounding Bergen, and it’s the highest. It’s very close to Bergen Sentrum so you don’t have to travel very far to get to its base. Many hikers have conquered this Norwegian mountain on foot but we went up by cable car this time because we decided to go […]

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Catching lobster – Fjords and beyond

A few days before my flight in, Ian had called to say that a friend of his had invited us out and another friend to join him on his fishing boat and go catch some lobster. Would I like to go, he asked? Of course I did! I had been very eager to go fishing […]

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Dry skin woes during air travel

Dry skin is a bad news. Often when I fly I spend the whole day moving from plane to plane and it’s such skin-dehydrating business, this flying! I find myself needing to re-moisturise my hands nearly every 2 hours. If my hands get that dry, I can only imagine what my face feels like! That’s […]

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How to prepare for a trip to Africa

So you are heading to a certain country in Africa, and are asking yourself a bunch of questions: what should I know, how should I pack, should I even be going there! Well, you’re in luck! I have got just the answer to your questions.  Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your […]

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How to fly smart

Traveling is fun but it can take such a toll, mostly because it requires lots of preparation and a heightened degree of alertness because you want to make sure the whole process goes as seamlessly as possible, without hiccups like lost bags or documents. Here are a few tips to help me you along your […]

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Getting around in Malta

This Mediterranean Island is the ideal getaway for many, but getting from A to B can be so tricky you might want to pull your hair out. Nothing gets me in the feels more than feeling stranded in a foreign land, without the information I need to help myself. I have lived in Malta for […]

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Savour every moment

– At the Louvre, Paris. It was a cold, windy day but with Paris at our fingertips, there was no letting the weather keep us from taking it all in. Savour every moment you’re given, live every day to its fullest. Life is a series of short moments like now, how we use them is […]

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