Ice Ice Baby

I arrived at 1am at my couch surfing host’s place in Reykjavik and knocked on the window as instructed. “Am I in the right place?” I asked when the door opened. “I don’t know…Are you?” My host was out at work and his two friends were waiting at his place. They weren’t sure if he […]

show us ya fjord

I found this quote in Orlando by Virginia Woolf and it seemed like a good place to start… ´Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces. The shade of green Orlando now saw spoilt […]

Reasons that Norwegian Trains are Better than Swedish Trains

On Norwegian trains, the conductors answer your questions. They do not: a) laugh at you b) tell you the train is full and then c) tell you to get on anyway whilst d) suggesting with another Swedish laugh that you sit in the luggage rack. On Norwegian trains one is able to buy a ticket. […]