Travelogue 4, Driving back to Dubai

  Back home of the cooler temperatures of Norway, the trip to the Emirates seems like but a distant memory. OMG it is really cold today, today April 12, 2013 it is snowing and the wind is howling outside When we left Fujairah to go back to Dubai for shopping and sightseeing the temperature in the car showed 38 degrees Celsius…

Travelogue 3, driving around Fujairah

We took a little road trip around the area today a little break from our poolside lounging. We hopped in the car and drove north an the first stop was the port of Khor Fakkan, where we found a small fish market. A foodie like me had to go inside and . Even though the market was…

Travelogue day two, a little cultural in put from Fujairah

When we came out to the hotels atrium after a hearty breakfast our first morning in Fujairah, it was bustling with life, music and entertainment. The local women’s college ha put up a little cultural show at the hotel. They had a school project to show a little of their world and tradition to the tourists, ex-pats…

A trip to the market

When in France, you have to go to the market, if not shopping just to look around. My better half and the children might not agree with me but I got them to come along and walk around with me in the cosy narrow streets of Ile de Re. Hubby with two, three and four,…

Just arrived Ile de Re

This summer we wanted to go somewhere different than our usual vacation in the south of France. We rented a house on Ile de Ré an island right off the coast of La Rochelle. When you have a big family like I have it is best to just rent a big house, so we got one with a…

Summer vacation in Nordland, Norway

We had a late summer vacation this year, but we had a nice trip anyway. My husband loves to fish, so this year he decided that we were going to do the long vacation in Norway. We rented a disused old farmstead called Granbostad in Terråk, Nordland  from Plathes Eiendommer. Large old house with indoor plumbing and an…

The family is back from France

They are finally home:) I have been by my self for nine days, this is the longest I have been away from hubby and the children. Well at least the children it has been a strange experience As I told Hanna the longest EVER, she just sent me a look to tell me that I…

First family trip to the Philippines

While the family is away I have been looking through old pictures and reminiscing about our first family trip to the Philippines. This was back during spring break in 2008, we went to Mactan Sangri-la a 5 star resort in Cebu. It was during our stay in South Korea that we decided that we should go to…