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Posts of year 2015

Staying at Marina Bay Sands

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of staying at the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore. Completed in 2010, it is the world’s most expensive casino featuring 2500 rooms, a mall, a museum, celebrity chef restaurants, ice skating rink and of course the famous infinity pool at the top.

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Art Nouveau in Ålesund

Art Nouveau in Ålesund

Wait what? Ålesund who? Even though nowhere near as remote as Tromsø or Svalbard, it still feels like I’ve reached the very end of Norway. Why someone chose to start a town out here in the rugged island semi-archipelago is a mystery to me. Even getting from the airport to the town center takes crossing several bridges and tunnels!

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The sound of Salzburg

The sound of Salzburg

The streets are alive with the sound of Salzburg, to paraphrase that movie from 1965. This cozy city in Austria feels alive and buzzing despite often being reduced to a tourist frame, compared to big brother Vienna.

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Back in Berlin

Back in Berlin

So I’m back from another trip to Berlin. This unique city has a kind of deliberate urban decay which I find quite compelling.

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Yet another year at Way Out West

Yet another year at Way Out West

Time for yet another visit to Way Out West, the annual gigantic outdoor city festival in my hometown Gothenburg. At first the lineup seemed a bit sparse, but it actually turned out to be great.

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In Bruges

In Bruges

Yes, I’m actually in Bruges. It’s not just a pun to the movie bearing that name. The medieval town is like a construction from a fairy tale, with cobbled streets and winding alleys. With a lot of canals, it reminds me of Amsterdam or Venice.

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Visions of Singapore

Visions of Singapore

Singapore is one of the most dynamic cities of Asia right now. By extensive use of landfill with sand bought from Indonesia and Cambodia, the bay area has expanded greatly in the last few years and tall buildings pop up everywhere.

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Chilling at the Perhentian islands
Urban chaos in Kuala Lumpur

Urban chaos in Kuala Lumpur

After spending a few hours on the unforgiving hot streets of Kuala Lumpur, it was finally time for a meal. I had read about the cuisine found in Little India, but the small corner restaurants displayed the same level of…

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One night in Copenhagen

One night in Copenhagen

There are some towns that tend to feel like your own backyard. You know the place inside and out, but every time you look there is something new that has popped up, joining the familiar.

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