Another long weekend in Stockholm

When a friend of mine send a message that he was “homesick” to go to Stockholm it didn’t take long time to make a decision. We hadn’t seen each other in some years and we found a weekend we both had time – only three weeks from when we got the idea. After we both…

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Some coming up trips this summer

Summer is here in Norway. Everybody is going on holiday, but I am sitting at work. That is what happens when you use most of your days off early in the year. No regrets there. But I cannot just sit at home and wait for everybody to come back. I want to have a little…

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Seven in one day

As always I wake up early when on holiday. Why???? But lets make the best of the day. Started with walking around a little bit. Starting with a walk along Kungsträdgården with the beautiful Japanese cherry blossoming (see featured picture) I make my way up to Sergels Torg and to Drottninggatan. Tourist are gathering around…

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Back to Stockholm… again

After some normal days, celebrating my birthday, visiting friends and doing family stuff I am off again to the beautiful city of Stockholm. I try to go as often as I can. I just love everything about the city. This year I will be there two times. Once now and once in September, when my parents…

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Going to HEL(L)

I did it once more. Again I used my lunch break to dream about travelling. Unfortunately I found a cheap flight from Stockholm to Helsinki in Finland. There is not much more to say. I booked it. April 20th 2017 starting at 8:45, returning at 20:40. That gives me a nice day in the Finish…

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Vänersborg and home

Leaving IKEA after a 3 hour shopping spree I finally booked a hotel in the small city of Vänersborg north-east of Gothenburg. Been there before, so nothing really new here. Found the Best Western Arena hotel near the city center at a price for 590 SEK. Acceptable. And again, Waze showed me the way in the…

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On the way to Jönköping – or not

Finally I came home from my trip to Sweden on Sunday. I left the hotel at Oslo Airport Gardermoen around 8 am after a nice breakfast. On the road again, down towards Gothenburg. The highways around Oslo are not the best and you have to pay toll for them. Combined with a speed limit between…

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Mad chair syndrom

Ok. Some tours come my way without planning it. To complete the furniture in my livingroom I needed 2 armchairs from the same series as my sofa. Saved the money and wanted to order today… But IKEA decided to take it out of the system and a call to the hotline got me the information, that…

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