“The best way to explain our concept is to imagine coming to someone’s home and being catered for,” says daily manager and head chef of Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri, Ørjan Johannessen. The guesthouse is located down by the harbour of the idyllic Bekkjarvik, surrounded by history in the shape of old buildings and remains of what used to be the heart of the fishing village. Not all guesthouses have a history as rich as Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri. “It was built back in the 1600s,” says Johannessen. It was the Danish king, Christian Quart, who requested the establishment of guesthouses along the coast. “It has a perfect location, not too far from Bergen and is also close to Stavanger,” Johannessen continues.