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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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From Nice to Monaco: Taxi in, helicopter out

48  luxurious hours in Nice and Monaco If you are within reasonable flight distance, consider a weekend trip to Nice and Monaco. Weather is mostly good. So is Mediterranean food. And, if you are ready to be a spend some extra … Continue reading

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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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