Bergen is a fairly walkable city but it also has a great light rail system which got us to several other interesting sites.
Gamie Bergenhttp://www.bymuseet.no/en/museums/old-bergen-museum/, which why actually located outside of Central Bergen, is a collection of relocated and restored 18th- and 19th-century homes, shops buildings that have been moved from other locations and set [Read more …]
Although the majority of the tourist sites are in Bryggen, the city also has a number of other lovely areas. The area east of Bryggen contains a number of lovely, well-maintained historic buildings, the homes crawling up the northern mountainside make for a lovely view and city center is modern, if sterile. The cathedral, Lake [Read more …]
No doubt about it, Stavanger, Norway was charming. But it was time to move on. Our next stop was Bergen, Norway. We chose to make the journey via a 5.5-hour bus ride that took us through a number of smaller towns, past lakes and forests and alongside of and across two fjords. Interestingly, the bus [Read more …]
Well we are off again on another multi-month trip. This time we are going to Europe. The main purpose of our trip was to attend a travel blogger’s conference (TBEX) in Stockholm. But since we had to fly 14 hours to get there, why waste a flight for just one place? Not us. So we [Read more …]
Pinot Noir is one of our favorite wine varietals. We always look forward to the annual arrival of the San Francisco Pinot Days which celebrates of all things Pinot. And we especially look forward to the pre-event dinner that The American institute of Wine and Food (www.aiwf.org) organizes as a fund-raiser.