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How to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark

As the 2017 European Capital of Culture, here is how to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark and make it a very worthwhile experience. In our opinion, Aarhus is a contemporary city that is arty, environmentally aware, a little rebellious, and has kickass food. Not bad...

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Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular

Grab wine, coffee or better still an Estonian crafted beer, and let me tell you Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular. It has to do with the fact that this medieval city in the Baltic States, is a progressive e-society and hence it’s popular name of...

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Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway

A screaming kid with a gold fist; a woman who looks like me first thing in the morning and yes, we were Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway. Frogner Park is the largest public park in Oslo, the capital city of Norway. Vigeland Sculpture Park is an 80-acre sculpture...

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Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art. This affluent city has an edginess to it that we were not expecting when we arrived on their National Independence Day. The city was in full swing celebrating, and we were able to enjoy this before we went on a discovery...

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Visiting Kristiansand in Norway

We were Visiting Kristiansand in Norway because it is one of the popular cruise stops, and also a summer destination for local people. Kristiansand is Norway's 5th largest town and the capital of southern Norway. It is one of the sunniest cities in Norway, FYI. It is...

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Visiting Flåm in Norway

It was a day when everyone woke early on the cruise ship because we were Visiting Flåm in Norway. I am talking 4am early because we were sailing along the Aurlandsfjord, an extension of the Sognefjord, the world’s second longest fjord, and because it is ethereally...

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Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan

Have you ever wondered about some Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan? Like why Japanese people can fall asleep, anywhere, anytime?  Why people slurp noodles? Why KFC is so popular at Xmas time? What is it with vending machines? We regularly go to Japan, yet I...

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