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Week away in France

One of my favourite places on earth is the region of Languedoc-Roussillon in the south of France. Good enough wines, the Mediterranean, awsome weather and rustic food. My parents bought their first summer apartment in…

By Saga

June 15, 2018

Adelsön walk-about

Adelsö Hiking Trail is an approximately 12-14 kilometer long trail which runs in a loop around the northern Adelsön in the municipality of Ekerö. Today I got to hike it with my good friend Lotta…

By Saga

May 12, 2018

Lovön walk-about

Lovö is an island and a nature reserve very close to Stockholm and today I went for a walkabout with my good friend Lena. We decided to follow the 18 km long antiquity trail that…

By Saga

May 11, 2018

Ralph Erskine

Today I finally got to see Ralph Erskines “Lådan” - a two-room house built in 1942. The first Erskine building I ever saw was Hotell Borgafjäll and although I was very young at time it…

By Saga

February 25, 2018

Random beautiful people from Nepal

It's impossible not to be fascinated by the people, much the same way they were curious about us. I think it is fair to say we got our picture take just as much as we…

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November 19, 2017

4 hours in Kathmandu

Maybe a little longer, but effectivly only 4 hours. It was enough for this time. I met a customer from the shop at a temple around the Boudhanath stupa - thankfully she was happy with the…

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November 19, 2017

Pathibhara Devi with a Kangchenjunga view

This part was the deal for me. A trek on the outskirts of Kanchenjunga Conservation area, to the tempel Pathibhara Devi on 3800 masl. We started at Suketar, walked to roads to Kaplepathi and from…

By Saga

November 7, 2017

Sakhejung tea

Photo: Lotta Martinez Eriksson Todays visit to the local industry in Ilam district was to Sakhejung Tea Graden. The company is run by a family who owns a lot of land but, as I understand…

By Saga

November 6, 2017

Illam Bazaar

We spent two nights at the Summit Hotel in Ilam Bazar and enjoyed at least lukewarm water :-) The hotel was nice enough and I got some of my clothes washed. Here in Ilam we…

By Saga

November 5, 2017

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Today we arrived at Koshi Tappu Bird Watching Camp. Now, I'm not too interested in birds. Don't get me wrong, they are pretty and everything but they are just so hard to see! The wild…

By Saga

November 5, 2017

Janakphur

Today we woke up in little India, sort of. It's warm, dusty and cows everywhere. Exotic and interesting in many ways but for me the day and a half we spent in the lowlands was…

By Saga

November 3, 2017

The town of Panauti

Today we visited the town of Panauti, a town built on a huge rock and thus not affected by the earthquake of 2015. Also, since built on a rock, the inhabitants are forbidden to use…

By Saga

November 2, 2017

Namo Buddha Monastery, Dhulikhel

Today is my first day in Nepal travelling with 12 fellow Swedes and 2 guides; Jenny and BJ from Beyondborders Nepal. I’ve been longing for this trip for so long know it feels amazing to…

By Saga

November 1, 2017

Homemade icecream

Homemade ice cream has never been easier - a jar of dulce de leche, double cream and perhaps a seasoning and it's all done! I myself love croquant- on ice cream, on top of muffins,…

By Saga

October 16, 2017

Focaccia with gorgonzola

Focaccia is such a handy dinner bread - you can spice it up with whatever suits your dinner! If you only have a good basic recipe for the dough, you can concentrate on the really…

By Saga

October 18, 2016

Apple cake with chocolate

An apple cake with chopped chocolate in the batter, lots of ground hazelnuts for a really nutty taste and even more chocolate drizzled over - could it be better ?! This is a cake so…

By Saga

October 16, 2016

Bread with root veggies

Adding root vegetables to your bread gives it a healthier touch and makes it incredible moist. In this bread I mixed beetroot and carrots and topped it off with pumpkin-, sesame- and hemp seeds. Sooo…

By Saga

September 18, 2016

Breakfast bread with zucchini

Be sure to bake this airy, light and super yummy bread when summer squash is both cheap and at its best! It's a simple and straightforward bread to bake and contains no weird ingredients. I…

By Saga

September 18, 2016

Muffins with apples

The apple and caramel work so well together! These super tasty apple muffins have raw apples in the batter, apple sauce in the middle (which you should do yourself but I have not yet done…

By Saga

August 16, 2016

Piz Buin

Todays hike took us up to Weisbadener Hütte – an alpine hut with a stunning view over Piz Buin. It was an easy walk to the hut overlooking the 3312 meter high mountain in the…

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July 4, 2016

Madleinsee

The pastures were beautiful on the way up and filled with calm cows and aggressive goats… Looking in another directions there was nothing but black sand and stone – almost like Teneriffa, or Iceland I…

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July 2, 2016

Berglisee in Paznaun

Berglisee - could it be any more beautiful on my first day hiking in Paznauntal?! The hike took just about an hour and was fairly easy even for office-legs like mine. The trail went through…

By Saga

June 30, 2016

Sound of music?

Finally - after a year of really hard work I have landed in the Austrian Alps. To be more specific: Ischgl in the Paznauntal in Tyrol. The Paznaun Valley is surrounded by the mountain ranges…

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June 29, 2016

Lemon sponge in mini loaf pans

I’m so fond of my cute and tiny mini loaf tins  – what comes out is a perfectly sized cake for a Swedish afternoon “fika” (or coffeebreak as the rest of the world calls it!)!…

By Saga

June 24, 2016

Croquante

Homemade ice cream is so yummy and it's even better with home made croquante! A little extra bang in the soft ice cream. The crispy, nutty bits are perfect as topping or decoration for all…

By Saga

May 16, 2016

Christmas in New York

For christmas this year I decided to skip Sweden with my son and enjoy a week in New York. I've been there enough times so I let Mac decide what he wanted to do so…

By Saga

January 4, 2016