Pages Navigation Menu

Attractions on Streymey and Vágar islands

Dramatic cliffs and mountains, panoramic views, picturesque fishing ports and villages in every bay. This is what we find on these two...

Read More

Attractions on Eysteroy, Borðoy and Viðoy islands

This is the first of two articles from a road trip on the Faroe Islands. It covers the northeastern islands which are reachable without...

Read More

A boat trip to Hestur, Koltur and a concert in the caves

This is an excursion from Tórshavn I would highly recommend. I heard about it from a local, enquired at the Tourist information office and...

Read More

A taste of Faroese history at Kirkjubøur

Kirkjubøur is the most important historic place on the islands. In Medieval times this was the religious and cultural centre of the...

Read More

Tórshavn, the nicest little capital in the world

Most of the interesting parts of Tórshavn are reachable on foot, traffic is light, and the quaint old atmosphere of the downtown area...

Read More

An introduction to the Faroe Islands

Join me on a visit to a group of remote islands veiled in clouds. A dramatic landscape of volcanic origin is accompanied by a proud...

Read More

Introducing the Golden Triangle of India

India is so large and varied that figuring out where to go and what to see is an almost impossible task for a first-timer. Fortunately...

Read More

The seabird colonies at Røst

We are going on a boat trip to the large bird cliffs at Røst. There we will encounter mighty nature, majestic eagles, colourful...

Read More

Pietro Querini’s amazing journey

Pietro Querini is the Venetian nobleman who in the early summer of 1431 in Chania, Crete embarks on a ship loaded with wine and spices,...

Read More

Doors in the city of Stavanger

Doors are among the most fascinating objects one can observe by walking around in a city centre. Building facades with windows and doors...

Read More

A visit to Drottningholm Palace outside Stockholm

This is the Versailles of northern Europe. The royal palace offers a spectacular way of getting behind the curtains to discover how one of...

Read More

What to do revisiting Stockholm?

It was only two years since my last visit to Stockholm and I had then visited several of the main highlights of the Swedish capital. The...

Read More

Ottawa, the capital of Canada

The capital of Canada attracts all visitors with splendid architecture, a beautiful river, world-class museums, a World Heritage Site, and...

Read More

Quebec City is in Canada, but looks and sounds European

There’s an almost royal view of the mighty Saint Lawrence when you stand on the terrace in front of the Chateau Frontenac. The lower...

Read More

The city of Montreal is an amalgamation of all senses

Combining colonial architectural heritage with modern high-rises is not always easy. Montreal succeeds in offering visitors a lot of...

Read More