Category Archives: Culture

Overnight road trip: Tokyo to Hakone and Mount Fuji

This was our second visit to Japan. It was April and cherry blossom festival in Tokyo and Kyoto, but this time we wanted to see something else. So, we booked a car. After 11 hours flight from Europe, we spent … Continue reading

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Singapore: More than a staging post

First impressions of Singapore and a few tips To me, Singapore used to be little more than a staging post on journeys to e.g. Australia. I imagined a city-state dominated by skyscrapers and container ships, with expat enclaves as the … Continue reading

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Six reasons to travel to France

French coffee After spending time in the US, I appreciate even more French strong coffee! Cups are small (especially espresso) but the flavor is rich! And I like the fact that you seldom have to walk more than a block … Continue reading

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Parents: Never take your teenagers to a music festival

A story about going to a music festival and realising your kids have grown older (and you have grown old) With my hubby stationed in London and myself and our two teenage children in Denmark, I am often on the lookout for … Continue reading

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