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Introducing the Golden Triangle of India

India is so large and varied that figuring out where to go and what to see is an almost impossible task for a first-timer. Fortunately...

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The seabird colonies at Røst

We are going on a boat trip to the large bird cliffs at Røst. There we will encounter mighty nature, majestic eagles, colourful...

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Røst lies at the extreme edge of Lofoten, Norway

Whoever sets foot on Røst will only have the mighty ocean on all sides. On the other hand you get around on your feet or bicycle,...

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Pietro Querini’s amazing journey

Pietro Querini is the Venetian nobleman who in the early summer of 1431 in Chania, Crete embarks on a ship loaded with wine and spices,...

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Doors in the city of Stavanger

Doors are among the most fascinating objects one can observe by walking around in a city centre. Building facades with windows and doors...

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A visit to Drottningholm Palace outside Stockholm

This is the Versailles of northern Europe. The royal palace offers a spectacular way of getting behind the curtains to discover how one of...

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What to do revisiting Stockholm?

It was only two years since my last visit to Stockholm and I had then visited several of the main highlights of the Swedish capital. The...

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Ottawa, the capital of Canada

The capital of Canada attracts all visitors with splendid architecture, a beautiful river, world-class museums, a World Heritage Site, and...

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Quebec City is in Canada, but looks and sounds European

There’s an almost royal view of the mighty Saint Lawrence when you stand on the terrace in front of the Chateau Frontenac. The lower...

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The city of Montreal is an amalgamation of all senses

Combining colonial architectural heritage with modern high-rises is not always easy. Montreal succeeds in offering visitors a lot of...

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The Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland

I wanted to see rural Iceland, the desolate, moon-like landscape, with dramatic cliffs, remote farms and small fishing ports. I found it:...

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The Golden Circle of Iceland

The Golden Circle on Iceland is varied, it takes a full day to complete and even then you will have to skip some of the sights. Iceland is...

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Reykjavik attractions

Reykjavik is small enough to let you discover most of the sights on foot, and large enough to keep you going for a couple of days at...

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How to get the most out of four nights in Iceland

Iceland is beautiful and peaceful. It is also expensive and not so small as you might think. How many days should you stay, where...

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Suggestions for a 24 hour visit to Qatar

Qatar may not be the most important country in the world, or worth a second visit. For me it was quite the opposite. I felt compelled to...

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