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Scenic Byway 12, Utah

The best experiences of 2016

Doing what we do, constantly researching great places to visit that you know is going to be beyond the norm, you can think that the surprise and actual experience would suffer once we get there. Not so much, and we…

The Most Exciting Mechanical Art of 2016

2016 is coming to a close and to sum up the year we’d like to highlight the most exciting functional, mechanical art that’s been produced or, in some cases, revealed during the year. Some of the criteria we’re using is that…

Gingerbread Vodka Martini

Gingerbread Vodka Martini

Gingerbread cookies is one of the staples during Christmas season in the Nordics. Whenever there’s coffee there’s also a little box of gingerbread showing up, from early December until the end of the twelve days of Christmas. The smell and…

Besseggen

Iconic Hikes – Besseggen, Norway

Just a 4-hour drive from Oslo there is a dramatic change in scenery when you get to Jotunheimen. A large mountain area of about 3,500 square kilometres encloses Norway’s highest mountain (Galdhøpiggen) and lots of waterfalls, rivers, lakes, glaciers and…

Budapest roll pastry

Budapest Roll Pastry

Even though it’s named after the Hungarian capital, the Budapest roll has probably nothing to do with it’s namesake. It was invented in the 1900’s by the Swedish pastry chef Ingvar Strid (born 1926) and has been a staple at…

Franklin Barbecue sign

Franklin Barbecue Review

Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas is a modern success story and often ranked as the best barbecue in the world. Aaron Franklin started out in a food truck close to the University of Texas campus in 2009 and moved to…

The Angels Landing rock formation

Iconic Hikes – Angels Landing in Zion National Park

Zion National Park is almost a secret hidden in plain sight, at least when compared to the popularity of Grand Canyon for visitors to Las Vegas and the surrounding area. Zion Canyon opens up like a garden of Eden and…

Chupito at É by José Andrès

é by José Andrès Review

é by José Andrès is one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting, restaurant that have showed up in Las Vegas during the second wave of the fine dining evolution that came with the opening of City Center. It’s…

Road with Monument Valley in background

American Southwest Road Trip – Las Vegas to Austin

The American Southwest is known for its vast expanses and whether you like it or not, a car is the way to get around. The friendly and unstressful atmosphere is just one reason to take some time to explore this area, another…