Pulling up your roots and moving to another country is like bursting a bubble. Like you are tearing up this framework that you have built around yourself for so many years: saying this is right and that is wrong. Suddenly all your former beliefs are just like old post-its that doesn´t stick to the wall […]
When I think of a really bad Nordic summer I remember endless rain and a often hopeless chase for every glimpse of sun in the weather forecast. Summers where my bikini was the only thing that was constantly dry. Where desperation sat a spell on every economic logic of mine and made me buy one […]
I grew up in one of the most egalitarian countries in the world. I´m lucky, I know. At the same time I also know that equality is not constant. Just because we´ve reached equality once in one area don´t mean it will keep coming. Moving abroad has made me think a lot about this. We […]
There´s this thing about being new to a place. Bike down a street for the first time. Go for an early morning run and discover your neighborhood. Send your son to a new school, with a brand new backpack. It´s this feeling of anticipation and insecurity all at once. And in the haze of all […]
You will probably never get so many good advice on how to live your life as you do when you get kids. It´s like you step into this universe of panic morality, where everyone but yourself seems to be experts in how life with kids should be lived. There are so many stand points and […]
After my latest post about materialism vs experiences I´ve of course managed to lose one of my best shoes and then break my expensive and highly loved camera lens. Maybe someone thought that I was a bit too sacred in my sayings and wanted to test me for my veracity? Well, I´ve lost some stuff […]
Nature heals all wounds some people claim. After two weeks of traveling through the wilderness of the US I can only agree. Camping life is a lot of work, but when you are standing in the middle of these natural wonders it´s so worth it.
The coming month we are exceeding our travel adventure one step further trying to live together on 10 square meter. In the coolest decorated Camper Van you can find on the American roads we will travel the desert southwest region together. This is our first impressions of camp life and the stunning national parks of […]
Many people were giving us the advice not to go to NYC with our kids. Too busy, too big and non child friendly for a family with small kids, they said. Here´s our verdict.
It doesn´t matter how much you love your family. Sometimes you just get on each others nerves. On the road this gets even more obvious than at home. You are walking around with a bunch of firecrackers in your pocket and you never know when one of them is going to pop. It´s easy to […]