Author Archives: Anders Långberg

About Anders Långberg

Anders is the founder of Never Grow Up. He has a professional background in the IT industry but is driven by a passion for holistic design and craftsmanship, whether it's timepieces, cars or a dinner.
Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S Review – The People’s Car of Norway

There’s much that can be said about how conservative Norway is and that they as a people are somewhat reluctant to change. The stores are closed on Sundays and the Norwegians get positively furious when spare ribs are served any…

Eat at More Expensive Restaurants

… and skimp on the cheap ones “One of the best ways to save money in the daily life is to eat at more expensive restaurants” Without context this strategy is obviously contradictory and also quite wrong, but hang on…

A Budget is a Plan for Your Future

Making and living after a budget is one of the most basic and fundamentals tools to achieve financial success. The usual way is to look at the cash flow, deduct fixed expenses and distribute the rest. But how much should…

The Total Value of Your Stock Portfolio is Irrelevant

… and why you shouldn’t stress out if it drops As an investor we like to check how our portfolio is doing by comparing the value growth to some index or checking the absolute growth. We smile when our rate…

Oyster emulsion at Maaemo.

Maaemo Oslo Restaurant Review

Maaemo is an old Finnish word for “Mother Earth” that together with sommelier and co-owner Pontus Dahlström is the restaurants only connections to Finland. Everything else is about Norway and bringing the Norwegian nature to the plate. Maaemo takes ideas…

Dessert at Restaurant Santi Taura

Restaurant Santi Taura Review

Mr. Santi Taura is a native of Mallorca who grew up in Lloseta and now works out of the house that used to belong to his grand mother. He lives on the upper floor and the restaurant is at ground…

Sidecar, Cable Car and Dinghy

The Sidecar and Variations

My favorite drink is the Sidecar. The story goes that it was invented by an American army captain at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris during or just after World War I. He used to show up in a motorcycle…

Personal Budgeting and Financial Goals for 2015

Ever since I was finished with my college degree and started working I’ve used a quite strict personal budgeting system with a long term saving component. The ultimate goal with the long term savings is to provide financial independence from…

Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas

Outdoors around Las Vegas (Photo Essay)

Las Vegas might be one of the most spectacular cities in the world, and certainly one of my favorite places, but just a few miles outside the city there’s all kinds of natural beauty. While this is just a few…

De Bethune DB29 Maxichrono

The Five Most Beautiful Machines of 2014

As it turns out, 2014 was a spectacular year for usable and beautiful machines – what I like to call Functional Mechanical Art. The last couple of years have each been pure vintage years for the future and 2014 stands…