We’ve been living in Oslo for a bit over a year now. My husband and I are keen foodies. We love going out to restaurants. We enjoy cheap and cheerful joints as well as fancy 3 Michelin starred restaurants. This time, my husband was tasked to book a place for our…

As mentioned in a previous post, it’s not that easy to find places to eat at lunch as most restaurants only open for dinner, from 3pm. For us, lunch is much more convenient as we can bring the kids along on week-ends and it allows me catch up with friends and…

Why did we chose Austria for our winter holidays? Last year we discovered the amazing concept of Kinderhotels where you can leave your children with the Kids club for up to 12 hours a day so that you and your partner can go skiing, enjoy the sauna, steam bath, pool and…

What’s the weather like in Oslo in November? People here in Oslo are very friendly. Locals and expats alike always ask how I’m settling in. When I tell them it’s been great they all say: “Wait until the winter comes”. It’s totally Games of Thrones here and we’re in that…

Last week was heaven. The kids were in France with my parents and there were just the two of us, hubby and I in Oslo. We ate out a lot. Here’s our highlight so far: Tjuvholmen Sjømagasin (note I can use special letters now teehee) First I’d like to mention how Facebook…

My husband is now working overseas and he came back home on Thursday 7th May as it was our 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! We decided to celebrate the next day over lunch while the kids are at school so we could enjoy family time the evening before. We had heard of…

Ok guys, I know I raved about Pinocchio but I’ve got a new local restaurant crush with Il Faro. Not the one on Zurichstrasse but the Grotto one, hidden near the military airport. Enter the room and you feel like in a Michelin star restaurant with fabric table clothes, warm…

This is our absolute favourite as it’s yummy, cosy and close to home. You’d expect an Italian restaurant with this name and front but it’s a delicious Spanish restaurant. If you like garlic, you’ll love their cuisine. We’ve been 3 times already and it’s becoming our canteen. What we love:…