Posts in category ”Travel”

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Moleskines of the world

Moleskines of the world

In the digital society of 2007, I suppose that plain notebooks are on the decline. However, there are times when you don’t want to bring a laptop. This is where the classic Moleskine notebooks enter the scene.

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New wonders of the world

New wonders of the world

About 2300 years ago, a list of seven wonders were compiled. The so called wonders of the world were spectacular man-made constructions located around the Mediterranean.

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Increased speed in global cities

Increased speed in global cities

I am currently sitting in a hotel room in Oslo, restoring mind and body after a lot of urban walking. One of my favorite things to do in cities is to explore the neighborhoods by foot.

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The dancing globetrotter

The dancing globetrotter

Matt Harding was a game developer at Activision who got tired of his work, so he decided to do what many of us dream of but never get around to. He simply quit his job and traveled around the world.

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Realistic subway maps

Realistic subway maps

Subway maps are usually meant as a visual guide to the system and not by any means an accurate map of the real city. What seems close on a tube map could very likely be a large distance in the real world.

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Diving at the Great Barrier Reef

Diving at the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef off the northern coast of Australia is the world’s largest coral reef system. Our first stop was at the Thetford Reef.

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Lord of the Rings locations in New Zealand

Lord of the Rings locations in New Zealand

The beautiful scenery of New Zealand became an instant tourist magnet as soon as the first Lord of the Rings movie was released in 2001. People from all over the world flock to see the places were Peter Jackson recreated Middle Earth.

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Mythbusting in Wellington

Mythbusting in Wellington

I’m currently in Wellington, New Zealand. At latitude 41°S, it’s the southernmost national capital city in the world. This is about as far south as you can be without hiking through Patagonia.

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New Years Eve in Sydney

New Years Eve in Sydney

The year is about to get wrapped up, so me and Emelie are on our way to Mrs Macquarie’s Point in the Botanic Gardens of Sydney. It is the best view in the city, where the Opera House is seen in front of the massive fireworks in the harbor area.

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Welcome to Hotel Barajas

Welcome to Hotel Barajas

During the weekend, we revisited Madrid to say hello to an old friend and have some tapas. That was the good part. The bad part turned out to be the flight home.

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