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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

The streets of Kuala Lumpur are a delight and a trial at the same time. The heat is unbearable, the traffic unforgiving and the pace is relentless. But a perfect refresher for weary feet while travelling is to sample the local food. The capital of Malaysia is a chaotically wonderful mix of Malay, Indian and Chinese which would make for some interesting dishes.

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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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Modern motorcycle diaries

Modern motorcycle diaries

Alex Chacon is probably best known for his incredible motorcycle journey across the American continent, where he travels from Alaska to Argentina in 500 days. The video is called “500 Days Alaska to Argentina – The Modern Motorcycle Diaries” and must be seen.

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Exploring Vilnius

Exploring Vilnius

It is a sunny day in Vilnius. I somewhat surprisingly woke up in the capital of Lithuania, one of those places I’ve always been curious to discover with my own eyes.

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Eating my way through Basque country

Eating my way through Basque country

Greetings from San Sebastian in the Basque country. I’ve been to Spain many times before, but this part of the country has always eluded me. Situated in the north of Spain in the Bay of Biscay, San Sebastian is probably the best known of the Belle Époque resorts along the coast.

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The Wonder List

The Wonder List

Following the success of Parts Unknown, CNN recently released their new travel series The Wonder List. They send Bill Weir on the road in an attempt to label him as the new Anthony Bourdain, but hey – that’s not gonna happen. This guy comes out quite different. But even though he’s nothing like the original, it’s still quite interesting to follow his travels.

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Autumn in Stockholm

Autumn in Stockholm

Suddenly I find myself spending the autumn months in Stockholm, a cold but beautiful city. Even though I’ve been here countless times during the last 30 years, I still find new places and I love exploring the crooked alleys and hidden paths lurking around the corners.

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The forests of Öland

The forests of Öland

I spent the weekend on the beautiful island Öland, in the eastern part of Sweden. Among other things I found the time to wander through the forests of Halltorp, famous for the relict oak trees some of which are estimated to be 500 years old. Most of the old trees were chopped down in 1918, but a few are preserved and it feels like walking among the Ents of Tolkien lore.

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