Ice Cream to match the Norwegian ‘bunad’

Krone-is, the Norwegian ice cream in new design. The beloved Norwegian 'krone-is' is a ide cream in waffle availbel in several flavours, traditionally chocolate or strawberry. The ice cream first launched in 1953 and today approx 30 million ice creams are being sold every year. Summer time with its sunny weather is obviously the main season with a peak on the Norwegian national day, on the 17th...

Confirmation in Norway – from childhood to adulthood

The Norwegian confirmation is an important event, marking the transition from childhood to adulthood. It is also arguably one of the most important days in a Norwegians life. Confirmation is often considered a Christian transition ceremony. In Norway it also is a known as a ritual when it comes to entering adulthood. In the olden days you could start an adult life with privileges like moving...

A weekend escape to Winter and Norefjell, Norway

Winter Wonderland might be just a bit closer than what you think it is. Norefjell is a mountain area and ski resort, a beautiful piece of Scandinavia and one of its kind, situated just an hour outside the Norwegian capital. Family friendly, or perfect as a romantic getaway. Whatever you choose you are sure to experience a something rather special. Get there with a less than 2 hours flight....

Children flying alone – When will my child be ready?

Sometimes children need to travel on their own. Several carriers offer a service that allow children, this may surprise you but sometimes as young as five, to be travelling unaccompanied. Are you thinking about letting your child fly alone? The unaccompanied minor service offers parents great flexibility, allowing the children to enjoy their holidays with family and friends, even when the...

Angry Stella by Sigve Aspelund for Pale Cloud

Pale Cloud – A new high end brand for fashion forward girls 0-6 years. Pale Cloud is the brainchild of the talented Norwegian designer Marion and her husband Ian, highly inspired by their daughter. The couple's international experience and Marion's expertise within the high end and luxury marked is very obvious in Pale Cloud’s very first collection for Autumn Winter 2011. The garments have...

Warm and dry with wool underwear

I couldn't help thinking about wool today. It was drizzling on the way to school and properly pouring on my way back home. Luckily I was dressed in wool, so I stayed comfortable, warm and dry. With weather like what we have now it's nothing more comfortable than wool or wool mix underwear. For our children as well. I spoke with a pregnant friend on the phone this morning. She was listing up her...