Last summer in a boat

A little over a year ago we bought a boat. So last summer there were no charter tours to Mallorca, no adventures in Croatia or long walks on white beaches in the Philippines. Yet we had such a lovely vacation on our fancy boat just cruising around close to home. I’ve been saying I want […]

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July

It’s August, the rain and cold has come and I am wearing jackets and scarfs again. The summer literally lasted one month this year, July. I seriously wore jackets and scarfs in June too. But July was truly magical though. Summer in Norway is just amazing when we get it right. Last year we bought […]

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Dubrovnik Old Town

Every year I try to travel to at least one country I have never been to before. This summer that country was Croatia. For years now people have been telling me so many stories about this beautiful country. Because of this, and the fact that we weren’t looking to spend a fortune on plane tickets, […]

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Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort

“Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort ***** is the proud winner of The World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017. We have been recognised as The Best Resort in Tanzania and Zanzibar for Romantic, Honeymoon and Luxury Beach Holiday.” – From their website. Stephanie (strawberrybrunette.com) and I stayed at this resort in Zanzibar for two nights in December. […]

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Stone Town, Zanzibar

Late November I got a text from a friend called Stephanie, whom I had not seen in ten years. She had been planning a trip to beautiful Zanzibar with a friend, but her friend had to cancel just a week before departure so she asked me to come with her.  The funny thing is I […]

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Walking in a winter wonderland

There is something magical and beautiful about a white Christmas. I really could not imagine myself celebrating Christmas anywhere warm. I love Christmas and already had my holiday pj’s on the first day of December. But I totally lost my Christmas mood when I went to Zanzibar for a week in the middle of the […]

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