Mauritius – Amazing underwater world

Mauritius – Amazing underwater world

When we travel to destinations surrounded by open sea, one of our favourite activities is undoubtedly snorkeling. We can spend hours in the water with mask, snorkel, flippers and underwater camera. The world that meets you under the sea surface surprises, amazes and sometimes frightens you. The incredible diversity of marine life is an everlasting source of great experiences. We will never get tired of this fascinating underwater world. You can never know what to expect next time you stick…

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Mauritius – Emerald green paradise

Mauritius – Emerald green paradise

When arriving in Mauritius from a grey and rather pale, deep freezer cold Europe your eyes are in for a colour shock, big time. Shades of green and blue, you didn’t even know existed, are dotted with colours from the rest of the pallet and this colourful patchwork just makes you want to dive into the magnificent island of Mauritius and soak up every bit of it. When we travel, we do not necessarily go for “postcard perfect destinations” but…

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Lisbon – crawls under your skin

Lisbon – crawls under your skin

When we, on a day in February,  left the plane in Lisbon and were kissed by a mild radiant sun on our pale winter cheeks, we could almost feel happiness hormones explode in our brains Usually the city gets its fair amount of rain during February but this year the weather gods were in a good mood and for 8 days we had nothing but 18-20 degrees, clear skies and bright sunshine. Lisbon has the warmest winters of any metropolis…

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Aalborg – the happiest place in Europe 😄

Aalborg – the happiest place in Europe 😄

Welcome to Aalborg our hometown. Home to the happiest people in Europe. In 2016 the people in Aalborg, called aalborgensere ( try not to break your tongue pronouncing that ) were elected “The happiest people in Europe” by the European Commission. And according to another election, by UN  we even live in “The happiest country” on the planet. Aalborg took the crown from cities like Stockholm, Vienna and even our beloved capital Copenhagen.  So why is that ?? Why is…

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Myanmar – Oh, such a perfect day on Lake Inle

Myanmar – Oh, such a perfect day on Lake Inle

Arriving at Lake Inle, after a couple of days in boiling hot Mandalay, felt like smooth velvet on our skin and the pure, cool and fresh air felt like the most expensive wellness. This beautiful freshwater highland lake has the ability to calm you and make you feel at home in an instant. One of the main attractions in this region is, of course, boat trips on the lake. Therefore there are many many tour operators who offer boat trips, be…

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Italy – Trapani pure Sicilian extravaganza

Italy – Trapani pure Sicilian extravaganza

If you are planning a trip to Sicily do consider visiting the northwestern region of this immensely exciting island in the Mediterranean. Here you will find breathtaking beaches, seafood so fresh that it still wriggling on the plate when it reaches your seat, sleepy medieval towns with small cobblestone winding alleys and streets, ancient hilltop villages and small beautiful islands just off the coast. We have visited Trapani more than once and even during high season we have never found…

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Laos – Luang Prabang’s colorful wetmarket

Laos – Luang Prabang’s colorful wetmarket

Luang Prabang resembles a small village more than a city with 55000 inhabitants and it’s easy to be a tourist here.     You just need to head out into the small town with an open mind, and slowly you will be enchanted by the it’s charm and the slow rhythm of life. The best way to explore Luang Prabang is on foot. You never know what to expect when wandering through the narrow streets and alleys in this incredibly…

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Malta – a breathtaking patchwork

Malta – a breathtaking patchwork

When visiting the small island state of Malta in the southern part of the Mediterranean be prepared for a fantastic journey into history The Maltese Islands have a more than 7000 years long and very colourful history. The islands have been conquered over and over again and nowadays you will find evidence of this incredible historical heritage wherever you go on these sun-drenched islands. Best Fare Finder    You will find ancient temples, castles and fortresses one larger, more beautiful…

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Reliable and free maps for your journey

Reliable and free maps for your journey

Quite often when we are abroad, a good and functional map and GPS is helpful. We have used the App “maps.me” several times. What we like about this app is, that it’s free and that you don’t need to be online to use the map, like ex. google maps. That means you don’t have to worry about big and surprising bills from your phone company for roaming etc. Maps.me is based on “OpenStreetMap” which is maps created by the users…

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Aalborg – 48 hours citybreak

Aalborg – 48 hours citybreak

If you have a weekend to spare then come and visit us in Aalborg.   Aalborg is located almost at the top of Denmark but is easily accessible by train, bus and plane. There are direct flights from several of Europe’s major cities such as Amsterdam and London. From Copenhagen, there are more than 15 daily flights and the trip only takes about 30 minutes. If you travel by train from Copenhagen journey time is about 4 hours. With the…

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Italy – Ischia sweeps you out of your flip-flops

Italy – Ischia sweeps you out of your flip-flops

Ischia, Capris lesser known bigger sister awaits you with green hilltops, turquoise water, beautiful beaches, thermal parks, picturesque small towns and ancient history. Ischia offers you everything you could wish for during an Italian holiday. Even though more than 16.000 of the islanders live in Ischia Porto the town seems more village like. The pace of life is slow. We loved the charming little harbour, the narrow tree lined streets, the beautiful residential areas, the vistas from the hill tops,…

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Poland – Magical Gdansk

Poland – Magical Gdansk

During the short taxi ride from Gdansk Lech Walesa Airport into town, you wonder if this trip turns out to be a mistake. But don’t worry!     At first glance, Gdansk seems grey, worn out and tired. What meets you on this 12 km taxi ride is concrete residential areas, sad industrial constructions and fuming factory chimneys. But when you first get into town these images are swept away in an instant. Gdansk is a surprisingly nice acquaintance. A beautiful…

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Vilnius – hidden gem of the Baltic

Vilnius – hidden gem of the Baltic

Travelling to Vilnius is literally a journey directly into Europe’s navel. And what a navel it is. Lithuania’s small capital contains everything you could wish for taking a city break. In the 18th century Vilnius was Eastern Europes third largest city. That fact may explain the extravaganza of buildings from different centuries you will find in Vilnius old town. Communities from all over Europe immigrated through centuries to Vilnius making it a melting pot of cultures. In the old town you will…

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Croatia – All I want for summer is Zadar

Croatia – All I want for summer is Zadar

When you first have decided to spend the summer in Croatia the next step is to decide WHERE to spend your vacation in Croatia and that’s a difficult one. There are so many beautiful places in this small country in the Balkans.     If you want to escape the myriads of tourists and the elevated prices in the north and the south, try Zadar. Zadar is a beautiful coastal town with a 3000-year long history and was in 2016…

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Curacao – In love with Curacao

Curacao – In love with Curacao

On a very cold and snowy morning, we went to the airport for our flight to paradise island Curacao. And paradise we found !!! Curacao,  a small island nation is the epitome of a Caribbean island. Curacao is found in the southern Caribbean Sea only 40 miles off the Venezuelan coast. A former Dutch colony where Caribbean, African, Latin and European culture mixes together in a gaudy carpet. Curacao is one of the best kept secrets in the Caribbean. In 2012…

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