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 half a day and a night fighting jetlag in cherry blooming Tokyo. Had some lovely… Continue reading Overnight road trip: Tokyo to Hakone and Mount Fuji

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 only touch of greenery. Then, I grabbed an opportunity to spend a long weekend there… Continue reading Singapore: More than a staging post

Dominican time in the republic

Travel with patience in Dazzling Dominican Republic “Please wait here for two minutes for your guide.” … “Dominican minutes,” the man at the front desk added with a smile. We were at the Twenty Seven Waterfalls of Rio Damajagua in the northern part of the Dominican Republic. The place is NOT a geological wonder of cascades of… Continue reading Dominican time in the republic

Two-in-One-Move

Sharing my personal experience with relocation to England and Denmark, repatriation, and living as a cross-border family.  This summer was relocation time for me and my family. Four wonderful years in The Netherlands had come to an end, and I moved to Denmark with our two teenagers, while my husband moved to London for work.… Continue reading Two-in-One-Move