April 30, 2018
Atlantic Ocean Road

May 1st marks the start of Stikk Ut. A local initiative to get people up from their sofa and get outside.

As the last day of april had amazing weather I decided to jump start the whole thing. Last leg for the day was a drive through the Atlantic ocean road and a quick stop at Svevestien and Storseisundet

April 9, 2018
Nordmøre Panorama

Panoramic view of the coastline from Tustna to Grip. Shot from Hallarøya

February 1, 2018
On my way back from Microsoft LEAP in Redmond I took advantage of Icelandair’s offer to have a “free” layover in Iceland. “free” because staying in Iceland, even if it’s just for two days isn’t cheap. For my only full day I joined a tour along the southern coast and among the stops was the black beach Reynisfjara. I have no idea who the couple having their wedding that day was, but congratulations to them. ...
January 10, 2016
Beach Day

Only 30 minutes driving east from Puerto Escondido you’ll find Tierra Blanca. There’s a restaurant right next to the road, but walk 5 minutes along the beach and you’ll be all by yourself. Pretty much the defintion of a perfect beach day.

July 4, 2015
Our last stop in the “Tour de ruins” is Palenque in Chiapas. Located in the middle of the jungle, the site is very different from both Monte Albán and Teotihuacan. Besides visiting the park there really isn’t very much to do in Palenque. The only other thing I would recommend for a visit is to make sure to get a reservation at Bajlum. The restaurant serves a sort of modernized Mayan food with all local ingredients either gathered or hunted from the nearby jungle. ...