A weekend in Trysil: Skiing with the Norwegians [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Norwegians were all experienced skiers, and I think they “forgot” that they also had a couple of rookies in the group, because the first slope we went for was red. Red is the second-steepest slope category, so it was Continue Reading A weekend in Trysil: The Cabin [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]
The cabin we had rented was absolutely amazing. It had a fireplace, a sauna and an outdoor Jacuzzi, and everything was clean and new. We were 10 persons staying there, and I think we could have been 10 more, and Continue Reading A weekend in Trysil - Road trip and Bolleland [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Trysil is only a couple of hours drive from Oslo, so in the winter months, it’s a popular destination for the ski-crazy people in Oslo. You usually go with a group of friends and rent a big cabin to share Continue Reading Oslo: Dinner at Kamai - The Kaiseki Menu [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Saturday evening, we had booked a table for 7 at Kamai. It was the Chef’s Table, but except for the name and the location at a secluded spot right next to the kitchen, there was nothing extraordinary about the seating, Continue Reading Oslo: Reindeer pizza at Tranen [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This weekend I’m in Oslo visiting AC. I arrived rather late Friday night, so after dumping my luggage at her place, we rushed down to Tranen just in time for our 21:00 table reservation.
Tranen used to be a French restaurant, Continue Reading Oslo: Sognsvann on a Sunday [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In Norway, a lot of people (including AC) are really into hiking. They would spend an afternoon walking ten kilometers or more in mountainous terrain without even feeling sweaty. I’m not like that. Too much nature scares me, so when Continue Reading Oslo - Lazy days in the sun [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The weather was wonderful during my days in Oslo, and we spent most of the time out in the sun on the balcony. Anna-Carin is also passionate about food, so we cooked all the meals together and grasped the opportunity to Continue Reading