Category Archives: Culture

A historical day trip from London to Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill House Like me, Horace Walpole enjoyed art and writing. End of commonalities. For Horace lived in the 18th century, as son of Britain’s first Prime Minister, member of the House of Commons, writer and art collector. To visit … Continue reading

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Aha! experiences in Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan

Japan recently moved up my list of interesting travel destinations. Previously, I associated the country primarily with advanced consumer electronics, skyscrapers, crowds, stressed-out school children, and sushi. But, last month I visited Tokyo and Kyoto with my partner, and we … Continue reading

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Insider hint for Danish happiness: Party group singing

British psychological research suggests that group singing is not only fun but also good for our well-being. Group singing is an essential Danish party element, and with repeated ranking of Danes as the happiest people in the world, it is tempting … Continue reading

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Learn from masterpieces and create your own at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Just arrived, I am sitting on a stool in the children’s wing at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, about 30 km north of Copenhagen. I look at the 12-14 other participants, all women, most of them in their … Continue reading

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