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Nikko, Japan

On our first day in Nikko it rained, it was hot and humid, all in all quite unpleasant. But without that sticky weather, this picture would not have been possible. You can simply sense the heat and humidity.

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Summer in Helsinki

Summer is the most pleasant season to visit Helsinki, which is a city of nature, of brilliant clear colors, fresh air, and refreshing walks. The main cathedral (Tuomiokirkko) dominates the view of Helsinki with its pure white structure and green … Continue reading

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Café Culture in Helsinki

One of the relentless habits of the Finns is drinking coffee. It is not farfetched to talk about Finnish coffee culture, which manifests itself in the large number of new and old cafés in small towns and big cities as … Continue reading

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Irasshaimase – welcome to Yanaka, the ancient Edo in central Tokyo!

During your visit to Japan, you will repeatedly hear ‘Irasshaimase’ – which means ‘welcome’ – as Japanese girls greet you with a delightful smile at the airport, in department stores, restaurants, hotels, and ryokans (Japanese style hotels). When you yearn … Continue reading

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Memories of Morocco

a very characteristic scene  

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The Beaches of Bora Bora

 Last year we visited the French Polynesia to celebrate my birthday. We flew from Europe to Los Angeles, where we stopped for three-four days both on our way to Tahiti and back. That was a very wise move, we later … Continue reading

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Hanging out in Hanoi

Vietnam could be said to be the most capitalist communist country where local inhabitants come up with clever business ideas to earn their monthly income. They load their mopeds with impossibly huge stacks of merchandise or walk around selling what … Continue reading

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