When snowball fights in the winter landscape of Scandinavia get boring, it is a good time to do something else. So in February we followed into the footsteps of two of our favourite vloggers, Swedish ski star Jon Olsson and Janni Deler, and took a fast flight to Southern Spain. We let ourselves be packed […]
There are only a few airports in the world that can compete with old Berlin Tempelhof when it comes to writing history. Built on grounds once belonging to the Knights Templar, paraded on by thousands of proud Prussian forces and being the key link to otherwise starving people when West Berlin was walled in by […]
Do you know that 97 percent of Sweden is uninhabited? If you put together all buildings they would fit on the Scandinavian country’s 2nd largest island: Öland. That means there is a lot of nature to protect. National parks and nature reserves cover a 10th of the Swedish land surface. One of those Skuleskogen National Park, the pearl of the High Coast Unesco World Heritage site.
The city of Delft is known from its Delft Blue pottery, the University of Technology and painter Johannes Vermeer, famous for The Girl with the Pearl Earring. In creamy black and white this is my modest tribute. Images originally shot in colour with a compact cam and mobile phone. A local hot shot started the […]
Creme and terracotta coloured buildings with wonderful decorations are what you meet when visiting the Old Town. Soldiers in blue and with silver helmets march around the royal palace. Close by one both after the other leaves the quay to head for one of the hundreds of larger islands in the archipelago, being waved goodbye […]
When Sweden industrialized in the 17th century, it got help from the Walloons, who live in southern Belgium. About 1,200 Walloon families – many with master blacksmiths – moved to Sweden. Many settled northeast of Stockholm and Uppsala, constructing a network of villages. Österbybruk is one of them.