Berlin Inspires

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I was interviewed for the latest Berlin guide from the creative guys by Liganova. The other day the Berlin Inspires Guide arrived here in Berlin and I can highly recommend it for anyone planning a trip here this summer. Apart from getting it directly from Liganovas online shop you can purchase it at The Store in Soho House.

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Hiver Nomade round 2

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We hiked up the mountain one last time. It was hard this time, being pregnant in week 34. I think it will be my last larger physical achievement for this season. Arriving at the mountain after 1,5 hours we were treated with the BEST cheese fondue Wallis has to offer. Again, you can stay at the hut (image). Right in the slope! … Read More

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Spring Maxfield

SPRING MAXFIELD, SANTA ROSA I was connected with Spring when I was in NY. I was told Spring is the spider in the net of Northern California food lovers. Imagine that, a secret food market based on trading (not money) in the most fertile foodie region in the USA. But Spring is so much more than that. She is the mother of … Read More


Going to LA!!


The Bread Exchange is heading to LA!! If you happen to be there on November 23rd and want to take part and contribute by exchanging with me – please send a mail to I will for sure bring my black bread and I will once again try to make the pink LA bread I made in 2012! I’d love … Read More

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Bavaria Holiday


This weekend I decided to take it easy and re-load the batteries after the Swedish release. And, as usual, there is just no better place to relax then in Fischbachau. Me and my boyfriend Alex went to stay with Amely and Christine. We took a short turn to October Fest in Munich, but I had a cold so I took it … Read More

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The Hide Away 2014: Monte West Coast, Portugal.


This years tip for a secret hide away: Monte West Coast, Portugal Do you remember 1,5 years ago when I visited a place on crete that topped most places I ever visited? This hotel made such a footprint on my mind  that when Harpers Bazaar 6 month later asked for my favorite place to go I could only answer “Crete”. Obviously, … Read More

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Coffee culture inSmåland


There are many pretty small garden cafes along the coast is Småland. Well, there are many pretty garden cafes in Småland in general.  Often they are hidden behind walls and to enter them is like entering a secret garden with a “wow…”. A boat/canoe/bike ride away from our house in Timmernabben there is a cafe that I always visit when … Read More

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Shoreline cooking


When you go sailing you get chronically hungry. When out on the ocean, food tastes better than ever. Bad food however, will always taste crap – at sea and everywhere else. An easy rule to minimize conflicts on the boat: Only go sailing with people that know how to appreciate your efforts of putting good food on the table*. *This … Read More

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Boat Bunny


My parents like to sail. They have just returned from a 4-week sailing holiday around Sweden. Along the way, they picked up different friends and relatives that helped out as crew for a couple of days each. It’s a great liberty. I have been thinking about joining them many times. I have great memories from when I was a kid … Read More

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#TravelSmart Picnic Gadgets


Spontaneity is great, but for road trips ,or hiking, I love to top up with the right gadgets for an unexpected picnic opportunity. My Picnic packing: Crystal classes wine / water /tea Dried sausage (I bring landjäger. Sour Polish Pickles is a good alternative) Forks Favorite Blanket Sharp knife Wine opener Linen napkins Salt Any add ons? What am I … Read More

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