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There is no future for Norwegian seamen… 

… and nobody seems to care. In all silence, it’s like a repeat of the late 1980’s flag out and replacement of Norwegian seamen around …

How LinkedIn could hurt your job hunt

How LinkedIn could hurt your job search: “Say congrats” messages may keep you from landing new work. Read why in Market Watch on …

30000 plays for Bigest’ new film

Kjellen Bigset is a Norwegian icon and promoter of Fjord1 - recently, he was on the ferry to Molde and already now, a week later, …

Someone made genius additional signs for the London Underground

Someone just have too much time on their hand - but have come up with some funny and genius new and additional stickers for the London …

How a popular maritime icon dies

This report is not for the faint at heart, and this is definately not for the ones of us that have attachments and great memories …

A Norwegian language description of ranks on board

This post will be in Norwegian - unfortunately. It’s a funny breakdown of the different ranks on board ships today. I have no idea …

Some more films for your enjoyment

Here are a couple more youtube-films for your enjoyment. The first one is the Royal Princess with a rather special sound… my first …

With an F16 fighter jet through Lofoten

Here is another story I have found online and would like to share because I think it is rather cool. Have you ever wondered how it …

We are all born the same, but….

The richest 85 people in the world, who could fit onto a single double-decker bus, have just as much wealth as the poorest half of …

Minions - the Banana Song

The Minions are so hilarious, super cute and so very funny. How about a bed-time song that certainly wont be easy to get out of your …

This is a very special landing in storm

There is absolutely no way anyone can see everything that is uploaded to youtube: there is just way too much stuff added all the …

Video showing the evacuation of Costa Concordia

Check out this video from the evacuation of Costa Concordia as well. The video was shared on an Italian website and the link might …

Norwegian Crown becomes Balmoral

Check out this absolutely awesome video on LiveLeak showing how and when the Norwegian Crown was cut in two, stretched and became …

Tragic days and weeks in Norway

This winter has been one of the driest winters in a very long time, and only a few days with snow back in December. Still, the full …

An almost forgotten short recording

I just came across this short sequence filmed in October at the beautiful island of Phuket, in Thailand. The short film, which has …

Antarctica Expedition - vimeo.com

Tonight, I would really like to share this amazing film from the icy continent of Antarctica and say that I can attest to what they …

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UPDATE: Facebook is destined to die soon, according to professors at princeton University. 


I am one of the users that really don’t …

It’s almost always more fun in … 

...Thailand…. For Thai people, one thing is more important than anything else: to have "sanook” (literally translated to “having …

Frog freezes to death

Looking for love in ALL the wrong places: Frog freezes solid while searching for a mate on icy Norwegian lake. The unfortunate amphibian …

Amazing Russian advertisement

Came across this increadible Russian made car-advertisment on youtube recently, and really wanted to share it because it is pretty …

Kingdom of Norway 

As this evening is quickly coming to an end, I’d like to share three articles about Norway. The first one is from the American Huffington …

Unique video from a helmet camera showing minutes of aircraft crash

A passenger with a helmet mounted action camera (….why wear helmet on a plane…?…) filmed when his aircraft crashed into the sea. …

New way to imagine how the pyramids were built

I really have no opinions about this man’s idea of how they built the magnificent pyramids. But, if he is right, it seems like he …

Infrared FLIR-camera for iPHONE

I have no idea how well this will actually work, but if it is indeed useable, this is one increadible toy. There is no price available …

Jun Sisa - Wanted (Hunter Hayes Cover)

A very good saturday evening to all my friends around the world, and a heartfelt thank you for all warmth, kind words of encouragement …

A really haunting image… 

A friend of mine, a former colleague from my time working on cruise ships, sent me this image by e-mail recently. Having worked on …

Around the world in 89 days, and 40.000 US$ later...

Here is a report which was recently shared on FOX Business News about my former employer, Crystal Cruises. They are indeed the world’s …

38 places I would REALLY like to go to...

Here is a list detailing 38 places I would REALLY like to go to, to take pictures. Sadly, to make this dream come true, it would …

The top five regrets people make on their death bed

Sometimes internet and social media helps us learn “life” way better than any other mean would do. It could be because we are always …

25.000 US dollars down the road...

20th Century Fox gave him $25.000 to make a movie trailer, and this is what he did instead. See the “trailer” at youtube directly, …

National Geographic’s 13 best pictures of 2013

The world renovned National Geographic - an industry setting high quality standard-setter within film and photography, has tallied …

Smile - this is the Banana-song

…as performed by the funny Minnions from Despicable Me. It’s almost impossible to not love these yellow creatures, or the other characters …

City of small people

I would like to share and dedicate this perfect song to a friend of mine, half across the world on the other side. The song is also …

A beautiful video from California

I would really like to share this inspiring video with all my readers, because it simply deserves to be seen. It’s shot in California …

There is no respect

To start this “blog”-entry, let it first be clear that I’m a so-called “royalist” and with that, I mean I love and respect His Majesty …

This time, my heart heads for Indonesia

Indonesia! I simply love Indonesia and even though I only lived there half a year, the language still sticks to my memory. Naturally, …

Bodyslam - time for the perfect song

This Bodyslam song is a song I presently (and many times before as well) just can’t get out of my head. It is sung by the Thai rock …

Norway’s shame: how a nation squandered its oil riches

Here’s a warning to America: Even a rich nation can be bled dry … by pandering to those who won’t work. 


Some 50 years ago, Njord, …

The near perfect fireworks photo

In local paper adressa just after the end of New Year celebrations, a picture taken by Aziz Nasuti at midnight was posted in their …

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