Visiting Norway – a land of fjords and northern lights

Visiting Norway - stanisi.comNorway is a magical land and a great holiday destination choice for the winter. There are lots of activities to try, especially if you’re visiting from a warmer country. Skiing, fishing and igloo hotels are just the start of your Norwegian adventure. Exploring the coastline on the iconic Hurtigruten ship is a must if you’re feeling like sightseeing – there are breathtaking landscapes and lots of snowy peaks and fjords, majestically towering in the distance. Words might not be enough to describe the beautiful Norwegian country, just dive into the photos below.

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5 delicious banana smoothie recipes

5 delicious banana smoothiesThe smoothie is the easiest, creamiest, most delicious way to start the day. It’s a great alternative to the coffee and
the best part is that you can throw pretty much anything you have on hand in the blender and whip some magic in a jar.  Of course, the ingredients have to make some sense for the best results.

Bananas are a always a great choice for the base of you smoothie, it gives it density and flavor, so we’ll start off with five easy banana smoothie recipes.

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The amazing friendship between a dog and a tiny owl

Photographer Tanja Brandt has the most adorable and photogenic pets one could wish for. She says that they are always out together and filming them play just comes naturally. On top of that, the owl Poldi and his friend seem to love posing and showing off their adventurous spirit. Such benevolence, beauty and respect cannot be found in every friendship; but this is no ordinary companionship – this is the story of a dog and his tiny owl friend.

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27 Creative children’s Halloween costumes

You think your Halloween costume is amazing? Well, think again. These children’s costumes might put you to shame – they are creative, clever and most of all, adorable. Some of them are tiny adaptations of famous characters, others – just pure cuteness in a onesie. You can also do most of them by yourself, with the help of some carefully applied make up and several snips of the scissors through the old rags in the closet.

 

Frodo from Lord of the Rings

Frodo from Lord of the Rings

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Tiny, neat apartment in Sweden

Some homes are big, open-spaced and with as much rooms as possible. Others, like this tiny apartment have much more to offer in terms of functionality instead of wide empty areas. It is tiny, it is neat and we love it.

It is located in Sweden, designed by Alexander White over the modest 37 square meters. Despite the limited space, it has everything a normal household needs. Read more

Artist spotlight: The fine craft of Timscraft

Vibrant backpiece by Timscraft

Timscraft is the artist name of Tymur from Ukraine. He has been tattooing for five years and as we can see, he has already mastered the craft. Vibrant, colorful pieces are his mastery but there are also a solid number of blackwork tattoos in his portfolio. He currently resides in the West End tattoo studio in Saint Petersburg, Russia so if you feel enchanted by his work schedule the first flight and give him a visit.

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Infused water will keep you fresh through the busy day

Drinking water is important – it hydrates, cleanses your body and regulates its temperature. However, it can get boring just gulping bottle after bottle of ordinary water while you can just infuse it.

Infused water keeps you fresh through the day.

 

This article will show you how to use nature’s gifts to add some nutrition and extra flavor to your water. It can be prepared at home or at work to keep you fresh, motivated and full of creativeness.

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30 majestic deer and doe tattoos

You are driving through a mighty forest, narrow curvy road ahead, the sun shimmering through the occasional oak branch. You glance aside and you see it – a deer, barely visible through the autumn leaves and moldy trunks. You get just a glimpse of it and already holding your breath; but not from distress or even excitement, your eyes are eagerly peering for the majestic horns but they’re already part of the maze of dry branches, criss-crossing the forest. It’s already gone.

The deer is a noble animal, often associated with grace, beauty and benevolence. Deer and doe tattoos show kind nature and graciousness, often combined with a thick forest as a background. Of course, these days we can see many variations and different meanings implemented by some tattoo artists.

 

Realistic deer tattoo in its natural habitat.

Realistic deer tattoo in its natural habitat.

 

A black and white deer piece with some added colors.

A black and white deer piece with some added colors.

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12 cunning fox tattoos

Foxes are one of nature’s gracious animals. Despite their good looks, they can be described as cunning, ferocious and highly adaptive creatures. Their ability to react to any danger with slyness and agile moves has led many people to admire them. In some cultures, these creatures of the night are pictured as noble and wise; they are even a symbol of the afterlife in China. Fox tattoos can tell you a lot of things about their owner.

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Watercolor geometric fox piece by @momori_ink

 

Sleeping fox tattoo in dotwork

Sleeping fox tattoo in dotwork

Japanese style fox with wind and waves

Japanese style – wind and waves

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