Category: Travels

Expedia.com sucks big time 0

Expedia.com sucks big time

Okay, now I’m really pissed off. How the hell are non-US citizens supposed to be able to book national flights within the US if you can’t use credit cards issued outside of the US...

Down the east coast 0

Down the east coast

One and a half weeks’ journey is getting close to an end. K and I have travelled some 2 850 kilometers. After Strömsund we headed north somewhat planlessly, but after hours and hours of...

Going north 0

Going north

Storsjöyran is over for this year. Yesterday we watched the grande finale with the president’s speach on Stortorget. The county of Jämtland has proclaimed itself a republic, so this tradition is especially dear to...

Storsjöyran 0

Storsjöyran

I am in Östersund now, my mother’s birthplace, on the third day of K’s and my vacation. We started Tuesday after work, picking up Irmgard’s (K’s mom) car in Rimbo – the Beetle would...

Schlagerparty in Hamburg 0

Schlagerparty in Hamburg

Schlagermove is a yearly event in Hamburg. Big lorries sponsored by different companies, sports clubs, institutions and the like are decorated with sunflowers, baloons, old schlager records and anything colourful and funfilled. So are...

Weekend trip: food, booze, laughs and sunshine 0

Weekend trip: food, booze, laughs and sunshine

It’s been a weekend full of good food, car rides, wine and high spirits. Ann, K’s sister in law, celebrated her 50th birthday, so we took the Beetle to Arboga where a bunch of...

Sheringham day trip 0

Sheringham day trip

My feet are aching from a day’s walking on the beach in Sheringham. We left Norwich at around 10 this morning, half asleep, but even so enjoying the view of the Norfolk countryside. Sheringham...