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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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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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Cold days in Jurmala and Riga, Latvia

        Art nouveau and decay                                Jurmala, which to my ears sounds Finnish, is a coastal area approximately 30 km from Riga in … Continue reading

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