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Bellagio seen from Lake Como

Exploring Lake Como

When Italy is at its best it’s a combination of beautiful landscapes, a living history stretching back centuries or even millennia and people with passion who actually care about what they do, whether it’s furniture, fashion, cars or food. Lake…

Hotel San José grand suite bed

The Suite Life: Hotel San José, Austin, Texas

At the heart of Austin lies the Hotel San José as a tropic sanctuary in the bustling South Congress area, just 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from the Congress Avenue Bridge and its bats. Entering the hotel grounds is like being…

Scones topped with scrambled eggs and bacon

Scrambled Eggs Scones

We usually don’t have a lot of bread at home, but especially for brunch something baked with butter is extremely satisfying. Scones is the perfect cure for that, being fast to make with ingredients usually found at home. Scones on…

Viewpoint Snøhetta

Iconic Hikes – Snøhetta viewpoint, Norway

During on of our Norwegian road trips we had originally planned to do the Over Risberget hike in Dovrefjell, to truly experience the high mountain terrain. Nature however, had other plans and with fog and the rain pouring down we were not…

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…