Category Archives: Travel

Freezers and royal escapism

A 19-year-old woman was found dead in a walk-in hotel freezer in Chicago some time ago. The incident caught fire on social media, and was widely covered by the more traditional media too.

I mention this only to illustrate what catches our attention these days. Continue reading

Putin is following me

No, Vladimir Putin is not a follower of my blog, although his bots may be. Putin is, however, definitely following in my footsteps.

A few weeks ago my partner in life and I set out to discover Eastern Finland and enjoy an unforgettable opera evening in the medieval Olavinlinna castle. Continue reading

From Piemonte to Milan on rails

You don’t have to travel to experience great things, but sometimes it helps. Especially if you travel to Italy. Our travels took us to Milan, Torino, Alba, Asti, Barolo, Bra, Neive and Lake Como.

Alba, the capital of the hilly Langhe area in Piemonte, stole our hearts. Continue reading