A Scandi-venture #BEDM

The topic for today in BEDM is adventure.

Last year in October, my boyfriend and I found ourselves by the river in London, in a beer garden, daydreaming about travel – from big holidays to little weekends away, we wanted something to make the grey autumn-winter months a bit more bearable.

A couple of pints later, we’d booked flights to Oslo for 2 weeks later. Queue me texting my then-boss to ask if I could have some last minute time off, and us pondering that suddenly we needed accommodation for a weekend in a city we didn’t know at all.

As it turns out, it was a pretty awesome adventure, that left us yearning for more.

We explored the city:

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Looking beautiful in autumnal shades of red and gold.

We went to a football match between the local team and.. another team.. Specifics be damned! Go local sports team!

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A tiny turn out, but a pretty awesome atmosphere.

We took full advantage of the blue skies:

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Blue skies + crisp autumn = everything looks beautiful.

We went on a boat trip around the fjords:

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One of my absolute favourite experiences, the scenery was out of this world gorgeous.

And we visited Vigeland Park:

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A beautiful sculpture park showcasing work by Gustav Vigeland.

Adventures, to me, don’t have to be 18 month treks around the planet, or bungee-jumping, or lion taming. They can be simple weekends away with your favourite person, exploring new spaces, and feeling happy to be alive.

3 comments

  1. Innocent Charmer says:

    wow it looks beautiful. I agree an adventure can even be a day trip. Oh how I miss taking spur of the moment trips. I say enjoy them xx

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