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Back home

...and then the fairytale ended, and I'm back to a normal life in Norway. The last year has had ups and downs, but overall it has been an experience beyond all expectations. I've done things and me...

Happy Mother's day

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Easter

To prevent that my mom will make herself a Facebook-profile (he he), I will have to post this photo here as well. I received a package in the mail the other, my sister, Mathea, sent me alot of cand...

S for..

Spring? I guess all of us jinxed it yesterday, when people wore dresses, shorts and sandals, no jackets and no scarf. It was about 30 degrees, and today it's pouring down and it's colder again.. W...

TTH

It's not hard to spot this cool and chic beauty on the streets of New York. As I did a couple of days ago...!! Guess that's what you can call starstrucked. Taylor Tomasi Hill

Dagens postkort

My Wednesday in the city was pretty much about just enjoying the fact that I'm here! Here are some snapshots.. The place to be: Sockerbit on 89 Christopher streetLunch at Le Pain 

Flower power

Can Zara, H&M or someone else please make something similar to this gorgeous 2000$-jacket by Stella McCartney, one that is slightly cheaper!? Hanneli is to die for, by the way..(picture from www.ha...

Standing still..

Today is again time for Earth Hour, the world is standing still and I actually think we all could use an hour without electricity, computers, cell phones and other distractions. Just an hour, in th...

Culebra

Thought you might wanted to see some pictures of one out of ten of the nicest beaches in the world. We took the ferry to Culebra Island one day and enjoyed the beautiful Flamenco beach. This was a ...

Old San Juan

Old San Juan is a must see if you are in the northern area of the island. It's the oldest settlement of mainland Puerto Rico and has beautiful old buildings dating back to when Puerto Rico was unde...

Piñones

Thanks to our local tourist guide and our mom for a week, Ida, we got to see what Puerto Rico was all about. All the different ethnicities, history and traditions, local food and salsa bars. We wen...

Heaven is a place on earth

I've been travelling to alot of beautiful places the last couple of years, all of them special in their own kind of way and with a 'personal' soul. Puerto Rico will definitely be on that list! What...

Rrrrrroam

Yesterday was fun!! Roam in Flatiron district was a cool place, although the bouncers were horrible and the drinks had no alcohol in them. Today we started Laura's birthday by performing our (Katri...

Feliz Cumpleaños

Our dear Laurita is turning 22 tomorrow, and of course she need a celebration. I'm soon to head in to the city and tonight we'll be a mix of internationals from Montclair and all of Laura's friends...

1-2-3 Broadway

Broadway is an amazing concept, although I went to 3 shows last week, I can't get enough. My family was here, and it's mandatory to go to at least one Broadway show when you visit New York for the ...

One to go

The last couple of days I've been living in my own little bubble, trying to prepare myself for midterms, quizzes and write good papers. I'm not very fond of the trend of putting every midterm to th...

Sporty Barbie

Every children's dream will come true here. F.A.O. Schwarz on Fifth Avenue has everything your childish heart could wish for. Since we Norwegians are crazy about soccer, and scantily dressed girls....

Before, or after?

"I don't think I've ever drunk Champagne before breakfast before. With breakfast on several occasions, but never before, before."- Breakfast at Tiffany's I enjoyed a lovely champagne brunch at...

Ines Oxford

I invested in these, hoping for spring to come a little earlier. And, because I think they're amazingly cool, chic and with an interesting twist of feminine and masculine at the same time. Alexan...

All in..

I was lucky to get to hang out with Katrine, her mum Anne and brother Andreas on Sunday evening. We met up with Barbara, Katja and Sue and had a great food experience at TAO. This Asian inspired re...

K for Katrine

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!! <3 Love you no matter how you act or look or behave or not behave... (Photos by Ingvild)

Good morning..

... PUERTO RICO! It is definite! Tickets are bought and we are going. I cannot wait!!!

Back on track

Welcome to my new life. With the motivation from unbelievably good looking Victoria's Secret models, we are now on the right track before the summer. Fruit, vegetables and other healthy food are on...

Alle hjerters dag!

We've learned that Valentine's Day is above every other day here in U.S. I've never been particularly fond of it, not even after I came here. Although, I've realized the last couple of days that it...

Black Pearl

Last week's purchase.Impossible to resist this nail polish from Chanel, just released a couple of weeks ago. From now on I will wearBlack Pearls on my nails!

LIKE A DANCEHALL QUEEN

It's really not much to say. It cannot be described, you just have to see for yourself.. Robyn was absolutely amazing! She literally had a party with herself on stage, and we got to join. So much e...

Dagens postkort

Spotted on Park Avenue: Will Ryman's "The Roses" Today's lunch (visit Macaron café on Madison Ave) Louis Vuitton goes safari

Speaking of...

I've been dreaming of Spiderman the whole day, after last night. And no, not the one flying over the audience at Foxwoods Theatre, but this one: The picture is taken last year in Indonesia, I mi...

True Whit

Accidentally (he he, you know me) I ran into Barnes & Nobles the other day and Whitney Port's booksigning for her new book True Whit. Wow, that girl is so pretty, even prettier than on TV. Is that ...

Food Mecca

Dean & Deluca is the place to be in New York City when it comes to food shopping. If it wasn't for my low student budget, I could have spent hours and hours and all of my savings in this amazing gr...

One, two, TRE

I was lucky to have Katrine as a date this Saturday. We went out to eat before the concert, at a restaurant called TRE on Lower East Side. Although we came early, we got the best service and the fo...

Catching a tiger!

Yesterday was one of the best days I've had in a long time. The major highlight was of course the Lissie concert. I mean, I've loved her on spotify, but live... It was absolutely amazing!! So much ...

Growing chef?

Since I'm not cooking in my own kitchen, I really appreciate that Katrine willlet me cook and eat with her in her apartment. I've even done my dishes there!! Thank you, dear. Yesterday we made an a...

Bright sun

It´s strange how a tiny tiny snow storm can make you so much brighter. I woke up early, before the alarm clock, by the sun shining through my window. Clean and white snow on the ground, what a joy....

Back to reality

Almost.. It's sort of like a punch in the face, after having three incredible weeks at home, to come back here and start your other life all over again. At least it feels like it. Wish I had a few ...

Welcome back.................

Dear Santa

To: MyselfFrom: Myself I just had to... You should have seen the smile on my face :-) Hope you all have had a peaceful Christmas holiday, and wish you all a Happy New Year! I've enjoyed time wi...

All set!

The time is 4.40 am, and yes, I'm staying up all night. Consider that I have a brother's birthday to celebrate when I come home, the famous "drekkedagsnatta" in Kongsberg the same night, and a whol...

Haru Sushi

Katrine and I ended or perfect day at a sushi restaurant, Haru on 43rd street. It's been a while now, since I had sushi, and it was definitely on time. The place was really cool, both music, interi...

Gang of Four

Wednesday afternoon was the best feeling I've had in a long time. Finals finito! I actually got a headache that evening, I suppose it was because I relaxed and had nothing on my mind. On Thursdag I...

Katrine + Marc

Engagement, finally!!

Two down, one to go

As you all probably know, it is time for finals this week. Which means there is no time left for the gym, proper cooking or any social life. I'm just stuck here in my room, covered in books, notes ...

"I dag er det 6. desember"

I'll have to admit, nowadays I really prefer "Jul på Månetoppen" instead of preparing for my exams. Guess it's the child in me... Can't wait to get home and see the two last episodes with my sister...

CHECK!

Christmas presents! At least 80 % check, that isn't too bad for December 3rd. Why is it that I always buy so many presents for my little sister? There better be some (many) good ones under the Chri...

Christmas Spectacular

It's actually just one word that describes it - spectacular. The Broadway show we went to yesterday, Christmas Spectacular, was amazing! I'm so glad I could spend it with Lene, Ann, Katrine and Ing...

Brooklyn Bridge through a lens

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Katrine and I left early to the city on Saturday, it was freeeezing, but that didn't stop us following tour guide Bjørn's plan for the day. We met up with them at Port Authority and took the sub di...

New York Skyline

From the top (86th and 102nd floor) of the Empire State Building.Make a wish :) The Chrysler building <3 Love you The antenna in red and yellow (for Thanksgiving). From 86th floor. A...

Dagens postkort

Lene and Katrine in front of Magnolia Just some inspiration Streets of Bleecker Outside the Acne store at Greene street Flatiron

SKY HIGH

What a joy to be visited by two such nice gentlemen! Katrine's dad and brother, Bjørn and Andreas, is in town, and by following their schedule we've been doing things in the last two days that we h...

MARCed for life

Although we didn't buy anything special (..today..) at this amazing store,Katrine, Lene and I have officially made the coolest Christmas cards for 2010. Visit Marc Jacobs on Bleecker to do the same...

Happy Thanksgiving!

OKAY, I REGRET saying that I wasn't too excited for this big American holiday tradition. I think I've had one of my best nights here in the U.S,, thanks to Barbara, Sue and the rest of Katrine's lo...

Anne Grete Preus in English

She tried, but it didn't really work out that well. How do you translate "det snør; himmelsk korrekturlakk over feilstavet sommer". Not the easiest part. Anyways, as you might have guessed, I went ...

Dagens postkort

Christmas is coming to town!! Wrapping up Cartier Even Trump and Armani are decorating NBA Store

112310

Yesterday William and Håvard (two of my friends from home) arrived the city! Once again, it was me and the boys (those two including Torgrim of course), I enjoyed it as always. They treat me like a...

FARSDAG

I don't know if there is a word for this day in English, or if it at all exists a day like "father's day" in the US. It doesn't mean that will stop me for wishing my dear father happy FARSDAG, as w...

Subway L to Bedford Avenue

Some shots from Williamsburg in Brooklyn today. Ingvild and I spent the day in the city, walking around and enjoying life. We went to the famous vintage store Beacon's Closet and Ingvild got some n...

Next to Normal

FINALLY, MY FIRST Broadway show. My dear Ingvild and I went to seeNext to Normal yesterday, and I was completely overwhelmed - and still am... It was absolutely terrific! I laughed, cried, got goos...

S/S 2011

Alexander Wang, what an amazing man!! He doesn't only design extraordinary clothes, he is also so cool in real life. A really chill guy, polite and greatful. I met him at Barney's while he was sh...

Thursday in pictures

I spent the afternoon and evening alone in New York today. I really recommend that! I love just walking around, looking at people, looking at buildings, stairs, cars, signs, architecture and the sk...

I Heart Norway

This makes me miss my dear home country even more. The Spanish Vogue has been filming a shoot (with alot of amazing clothes by the way) at Hafslund Gård in Norway. Can't get better than that; the ...

Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty

This Sunday we were quite some tourists. We went to Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty, both very interesting historical sights. We took the ferry from the Jersey side, the sun was shining and was ...

Remember..

...I promised you to post a picture of how I looked like last weekend, since no one of you have actually seen me for a while. As I said, I went to the city with Ingvild and her boyfriend Richard, h...

A DAYDREAM

This is what I do when I'm taking breaks from my reading. Can you imagine being jealous on Olivia Palermo for being with Johannes Huebl, and for him being together with Olivia? I can.... Enjoy, an...

Don't you forget, we're heaven and earth

Ann, I promise you. I tried so hard to make a birthday poem for you. I'm not actually very inventive at the moment. I'll post it if I come up with something really good. In the meanwhile; HAPPY BI...

So near and yet so far

I have been waiting for this day to come for so long! A package from home. Home sweet home! I got some Norwegian food, finally it was my turn. Can't wait for adding salmon, some carrots and p...

A new start...

I've got some complaints on my blogging the last week, and yeah, I know, it's been bad. But you're not actually worldchampions in commenting/writing me either, just as you know. I've had a depress...

My view

Went to the gym this morning, just wanted to show you the incredible view I have from the treadmills and the rowing machines. I can ensure you that New York skyline really gives you an extra boost ...

Happy Birthday!!!

I'm sorry I'm not as talented as Katrine, posting a song on her blog on her father's birthday. But hey, it's the thought that counts, right?! Happy Birtday to the best mother in the world!!!! I re...

Carnegie Hall

Yesterday (Sunday) I took a break from all my homework and reading for midterms, and went to New York with my lovely Katrine. We were both excited to see our crazy Norwegian friend, Aksel Kolstad, ...

GO RED HAWKS!

The last week has been homecoming week here at Montclair, with today's final event; MSU football game! First of all, don't ask me about homecoming, because I couldn't care less, and when it comes t...

Finally..

After too many rainy days, missing my Hunter boots at home, my new rubber boots are finally here with me. The fall is on its way, and these are desperately needed. Since I get a cold by just lookin...

Georgetown Cupcake

Milk chocolate birtday, Maple, Coconut, Chocolate Hazelnut Need I say more? Ingvild and I managed to get a quick visit to Georgetown in Washington D.C, a really nice part of the city. Recommended!...

Norwegian kjøttkaker, vafler and Aksel Kolstad

I had been waiting for yesterday to come for quite a while, I think I decided three weeks ago that I had to visit the Norwegian Seamen's church (Sjømannskirken) this Sunday. They were serving homem...

Norwegian Festival

Ingvild and I continued our marathon-weekend by going to Central Park Saturday morning. Fransisco, our Brazilian friend, joined us to the Norwegian Festival arranged at the Bandshell area in Centra...

Washington D.C

First of all, sorry for terrible updating the last days! Since Wednesday my life has been a marathon, and I haven't even been to the gym... I will tell you all about it in a second. As you can see ...

Dagens postkort

Some, out of many, pictures from our day in Washington D.C Capitol World War II Memorial in front of the Lincoln Memorial Ingvild and Washington Monument The American Red Cross museum The Whi...

I need a dollar!

Utrolig dårlig oppdatering fra min side de siste dagene, men må innrømme at dere der hjemme ikke er så flinke heller. Lever dere? Jeg savner dere iallefall... Her går livet sin vante gang, jeg sov...

Today's detail

Et heller stusselig innlegg, men da vet dere iallefall hva jeg bedriver dagen med. Er fortsatt ikke helt frisk, men takk kjære Katrine for at hun fylte opp lagrene mine med c-vitaminer og balsamert...

U.S. poverty?

Nå har jeg stått opp, frisk (nesten) og opplagt for en ny dag på Montclair. Sola skinner og det ser godt og varmt ut ute, inne på rommet mitt er det kaldt og aircondition suser og går (selvom den e...

New address; CENTRAL PARK

Oh yeah, du leste rett. Central Park er mitt nye hjemsted, I wish... For et nydelig område! Ekorn som hopper rundt, fuglekvitter, musikere som spiller nydelig saksofon, folk som gifter seg og løper...

Dagens postkort

Both: inside St. Patricks Cathedral - beautiful, but hard to catch in a lense. Must be seen with own eyes! Gail is showing off in Central Park Really cool interior at Juicy Coutures...

Strawberries

Imagine all the people, living life in peace Et eget område i Central Park, dedikert til John Lennon, ene og alene, etter initativ av enken Yoko Ono. Strawberry Fields etter Beatles' sangen "Straw...

To my dear ones;

Etter en rolig, men fin kveld, venter skjønnhetssøvnen for meg. Det trengs hvis New York står for tur igjen imorgen.. En nydelig sang spilles på repeat ikveld, etter at Ingvild og jeg fikk en 10 mi...

Favorite day of the week

Kjapp oppdatering herfra. Torsdager er rett svar, ja! Elsker torsdagene her, som betyr helg:) Bortsett fra når det regner, bortsett fra når man får innleveringer og hundre sider å lese til quiz ret...

The rest is still unwritten...

Egentlig burde dette innlegget vært blankt, allikevel vil jeg sette noen få ord på dagen idag. For 9 år siden idag, mistet flere tusen mennesker livet i tragedien i World Trade Center. Den dag idag...

Can I have your number?

Godgjengen på tur!! (trykk på bildene for større visning) Ann, Jeremy (France) and Me and Doroteja (Serbia) Andrew (Aussie) Olive Garden Kjærstepar Jeppe og Lene. Andrew and me on Times Sq...

Dagens postkort

The Bank of America Tower Bryant Park The New York Public Library - where Carrie and Big were supposed to get married! Katrine and I on the red carpet, in front of Rockefeller Center My fi...

I've had the time of my life!

Thank you Katrine, Ingvild (Ann ble igjen hjemme:(), Sofi Fahrman, Olivia Palermo, Erin Wasson, Victoria Beckham, Bergdorf Goodman, Sex Pistols, Macy's etc etc, the entire Fashion's Night Out and a...

FASHION'S NIGHT OUT

Fashion's Night Out 2010 PSA from Fashion's Night Out on Vimeo.

So you gotta hang on 'til tomorrow

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yop62wQH498! Morgendagens timeplan ser slik ut:Trene med Ingvild8:30 amSnakke med Beth (intl. student advisor)Hjem og dusje, spise frokostPolitical Relations11:30 am-...

Alice Paul Hall, 3D 03

Det heter altså stedet jeg bor; 3. etasje i Alice Paul Hall. Området vi bor på her på campus heter The Village, og her er det fire slike bygg som vårt, plassert med basseng i midten. I de tre andre...

HEY EARL!

Godeste Earl har glimtet med sitt fravær de seneste dagene, og godt er kanskje det. Litt kjøligere har det blitt, og litt mer vind, men det er bare deilig når man ligger og svetter ved bassenget ru...

Dagens postkort

Gotta love New York!

Spontantur til det store eplet idag! Var i varmeste laget, tror gradestokken målte nærmere 35 grader. Minst! Til tross, vi koste oss som alltid. Jeg smiler både utvendig og innvendig i denne fantas...

jersey shore

Beklager folkens, mitt første blogginnlegg kommer etter halvannen uke. Det er for dårlig!! Jeg lover at heretter skal jeg skjerpe meg, og prøve å gi dere daglig oppdateringer fra mitt liv her borte...

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