You wouldn't be here if you weren't curious.*

Hi! I'm Elena! Welcome to my travel blog Creativelena.com.
For me, it is all about “life-seeing instead of sightseeing”: Join me as I create, eat & live my way around the world. Curious?

*Check out my book, “The Creative Traveler’s Handbook”, for learning more about what we mean by creative travel. Travelling means the world to me, makes me fit for everday life and sometimes, I trust, also calmer on the inside. Read this blog with a smile, share what you love and remember to check back regularly: After all, when was the last time you did something for the first time?


20 hours in Oslo, 200 years of Norway: Smashed by stunning Scandinavia.

I have attended a spontaneous “Fiddle Happening” on the roof of the Oslo Opera House in Norway. From only 50 meters away, I saw the royal Crown Princess Mette-Marit, her Crown Prince Haakon and his parents, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, smiling and waving. Visiting the world-famous ski jump “Holmenkollen“, I was thrown […]

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