Author Archives: Andrea Amundson

First Night in London

Forgive me for sounding horrible, but I am happy we are ending our adventure here in London. It is nice to just be able to read and understand signs, menus, etc. again. Sort of a less stressful way to end it all. We made it to London without issue and were navigating our way to Read More



One of the things Andrea wanted to do while in Oslo was to visit the Icebar. Pictures describe it better than words can – take a look! Andrea posing in her cape – it’s all about the cape! Do you think I’ll like this? The drink menu comes on a spray can! Good times at Read More

Oslofjord and Harbor Tour

Oslo is the next stop on our journey. We started our day off with a boat cruise to see the harbor and Oslofjord. Oslo was founded along the northernmost end of the Oslofjord and has continued to grow outward along the coast. In order to protect the citizens of Oslo, King Haakon V built Akershus Read More

Active Imagination

When you are traveling you instinctually compare and contrast to what you know. I cannot get over how different the birds sound! We have this apartment that is all windows and they are all open – no screens. These birds sound aggressive and hangry (you know – hungry + angry). I woke up several times Read More

And we are off!


Thanks to bR we are safely at the airport and enjoying the spoils of the SkyClub lounge! There was not a lot of sleep at the Ponderosa last night so today will be interesting. I went to the minute clinic yesterday and found out I had an ear infection and a sinus infection. Pretty excited Read More