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With Pink Floyd in St. Petersburg

My brother and me originally had something warm in mind, when we were looking for destinations and flights for our first trip together. Well, we ended up in Russia. I always thought my first trip to Russia would include a whirlwind tour from Moscow through Siberia to the far end of civilization in Wladiwostok. But…


Trip to Belgium

Air fares tend to get really low these days and some might wonder how airlines like Ryanair earn money. Recently I saw fares, where I thought these dumping prices are ridiculous. In the past, during trips to London and Stockholm I had problems and swore myself to never fly with them again, but I thought…


In Bruges

Bruges is the perfect mix. It is one of those cities I’d love to stay in for a longer time, because everytime you get lost in its picturesque little streets that are covered with brick houses, wandering next to the deep blue river veins flowing through medieval bridges all around town, you find hidden gems…


Chilly Beijing

There are pro’s and con’s of travelling to Beijing in December. The big downside are the bittercold winds streaming through China’s capital lowering zero degress to feeled minus 15 degress celsius. But I’m totally preferring arctic temperatures to having a hot, sweaty, burning hot summer in midst of millions of tourists. I heard that visiting…


From Shanghai to Beijing

The current speed is now displayed with 302 km/h. Taking the world’s fastest bullet train ride and second longest high-speed train connection feels more like flying than a train ride. You got rows of 3 chairs on the left and 2 chairs on the right, an aisle in the middle with stewardesses passing by, selling…


The Valleys of Hongkong

Room is tight in Hong Kong, so there is only way and that’s up. And Hong Kong is right up there as one of world’s Alpha+ Cities. Imagine a concrete forest with one skyscraper next to another, like trees holding each others hands, throughout the city. Strolling around you get the feeling the steep valleys…