Spring, Summer sandals and Sunny days ahead -Happy Friday!

{Photo Source: Hjelle in Norway, via Pinterest} Summer may seem far away, but it's intact the last Friday in February! Still a few months to go, but Spring is definitely in the air. A Scandinavian celebration coming up this weekend is in fact celebrating the arrival of Spring. Let the day dreaming of Summer sandals and sunny days commence! Fastelavn 2014 falls on Sunday 2nd March. Why not take...

Picking cloudberry in Norwegian wilderness forest, Trillemarka

Rubus chamaemorus is a native to alpine and arctic tundra and boreal forest, producing amber-colored edible fruit similar to the raspberry or blackberry. English common name is cloudberry. The cloudberry grows to 10–25 cm high, each fruit is initially pale red, ripening into an amber color in early autumn. In Norway early to mid August is the prime season to find ripe cloudberries. The ripe...

Where to stay and what to do in Oslo

Hi My sister-in-law and I are planning a trip to Oslo in late November for a spot of Christmas shopping as well as experiencing some of Oslo's hidden treasures. Could you recommend a really lovely place to stay centrally but not too pricey? Also in your opinion what are the top 5 things you would recommend us to see? We adore Scandi design/art so anything to do with this would be great. We're...