In July 2010, my husband and I left our normal life in Canada for an adventurous one abroad. Starting in Gabon, West Africa, we learnt more than we could imagine and decided to continue on this journey. Now, we're setting up life in Norway and excited to spend a few years in Scandinavia.
Absolute Bliss - Imerovigli, Santorini I'm known to be quite particular when it comes to hotels. Some people will choose to save money in accommodation because 'they only sleep there' but I'm not one of them. I like to surround myself with nice things and having a well-designed, comfortable room to return to after a busy day exploring ... Fri, 24 May 2013 10:30:00
A First Glimpse of Santorini Our alarm was set for 3:40am, taxi ordered for 4:30 in order to catch our 6 am flight. We flew from Stavanger to Copenhagen to Athens to Santorini which spanned just over 13 hours - the same amount of time and nearly the same cost as it is for us to fly to Canada.
We were due to land around 8 pm, ... Wed, 22 May 2013 10:08:00
A Look at Bergen
Bergen is Norway's second largest city with a population of 268 900 which puts it behind Oslo but ahead of Stavanger. It's also known as the 'Gateway to the Fjords' which is precisely why we visited as we started and finished our Norway in a Nutshell tour from Bergen.
Bergen is located on the... Fri, 17 May 2013 10:30:00
Down Memory Lane I get a lot of emails from people inquiring about Gabon. Most of the time, they're potential expats who are wondering about life in that little, equatorial nation. You see, there isn't much about Gabon on the internet. No one goes there and out of the couple thousand expats who call it home every... Mon, 13 May 2013 10:30:00
Sverd i Fjell at sunset
Exactly one year ago today, From There To Here went live. Those of you that have been around for awhile know that I'd been blogging 2 years prior on a little WordPress blog but in anticipation of moving out of Africa and the choice to make this space more of a dedic... Fri, 10 May 2013 10:30:00