How about a pleasant day trip from Copenhagen which involves crossing an international border on a famous bridge? I’m in Lund for the day, a city I’ve been meaning to visit for quite some time. With me, I have my iPhone, wallet and sunglasses. That's all. Travelling [...]
Happy Friday, folks - with another #frifotos-inspired* post. The theme is fall, interpretation is wide open. And fall, of course, is much more than the American word for autumn. I'm in a splashing mood today, so I'll choose one of my favourite features of nature, [...]
Crossing borders in Africa can be difficult, next to impossible - or easy as pie. Senegal was in the latter category. Back in 1996, at least. I spent a bit of time in The Gambia that year, and enjoyed it. It was an easy place [...]
Wherever I went in town, I always saw Colonia lighthouse, an ever-present guide, for sailors throughout the centuries - and for this jetlagged Scandinavian.
This summer, go to Nassfeld in Austria's southernmost province, Carinthia. Then head up on Madritsche mountain for heaps of family fun.
Oetzi may have been hiking in these hills 5000 years ago. I did last summer. I had it much easier than he did, though. I took the cable car.
Bregenz, though not perhaps Austria's best-known city, is a city dear to me. When I was 15, a friend and I spent the summer, officially doing a language course, but in reality concentrating on beer, boys and night clubs we were much too young for. [...]