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Why I love my country 

There are so many reasons why I love Norway. This video is one of them. My breath still is taken away when I see parts of my beautiful country. 27 more words


Easter Walk

The weather was really nice on Sunday and the sun streaming through the windows was prodding me to get outside and go for a walk. So lucky to have walking and hiking trails close by and to feel safe using them. 118 more words

This Will Come In Handy When?

We’ve all read guidebooks that include handy phrases for when you’re vacationing in some far off exotic place. Or maybe taken a language course/used an app that introduces you to helpful expressions you can sprinkle in conversations to sound more like a native speaker. 80 more words


Ahh, springtime...

…when thoughts turn to warmer weather, renewal and new beginnings. Or in my case getting my butt in gear and getting back to blogging. It’s been a long while so why don’t we start off with a picture laden post of the early goings on in my still-a-work-in-progress garden! 287 more words

Travel News: Virgin America to be retired in 2019

Mount Etna Eruptions

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a travel alert warning travelers that Italy’s Mount Etna has been erupting with increasing frequency. 915 more words


And the world's happiest country is... Norway

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Norway surged from fourth place in last year’s UN assessment all the way to the top spot, according to the World Happiness Report 2017. 672 more words

Money Matters

Rosemaling and Art Coloring in Designs

Rosemaling is an art form that evolved in Norway post Renaissance. It is a stylized form  that is highly parochial due to the relative isolation of the valleys in Norway. 169 more words