I didn’t like Bucharest

When you travel, even part-time, you kind of feel like you have to be positive about everything. Everything has to be the most beautiful, the most amazing, the most awesome. Fortunately, that’s pretty easy because everything in Iceland is amazing and everything about north Norway is amazing and everything north of the Arctic Circle is… More I didn’t like Bucharest

The April chat post

I know people are reading this blog, I can see you, but I don’t know who any of you really are. So I’d be delighted if you’d use this post to say hello – literally just say hello if you want, introduce yourself (and your blog or Instagram) or maybe even start a conversation. Let… More The April chat post

Travellers vs tourists

This is a subject I’ve wanted to talk about for a while because as divides between fundamentally similar people go, this battle blows skiers vs snowboarders out of the water. Go and take a look at this link here. Go on. This is epitome of travellers vs tourists and shows very clearly that the artist… More Travellers vs tourists


In March 2011, I went to Lithuania. I went – of all stupid reasons – because I’d written the first draft of a silly spy novel (which never made it beyond the first draft) and set one scene there and now I wanted to see it for real. Telling people you’re going to Baltic former… More Vilnius

Photoset: volcanoes

I love volcanoes so let’s have a look at some of them. These are all my photos but some volcanoes I’ve got up close and personal with and so I’ve added links to posts about those ones. You can read my post about my 31st birthday at Askja here and my 28th birthday at Askja here.… More Photoset: volcanoes

Year Abroad: Lausanne

When I was a student, I spent a year living in Neuchâtel, a French-speaking town in western Switzerland. Lausanne is only three quarters of an hour away by two fast trains – well, there are two trains an hour, one to Geneva and one to Lausanne but they run one right behind the other and you… More Year Abroad: Lausanne