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Three free days and a conference

SINGAPORE | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | Views [384]

I had a conference for work in Singapore and spent three extra days exploring this city. I expected the city to be similar to Tokyo, from a Westerner's perspective, and in some respects it was. It was clean, crowded, had lots of shops and food was ... Read more >

Tags: City trip


NETHERLANDS | Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | Views [368]

In 2005 we have made a trip through Japan and we came back seriously enthusiastic about this country. Back then, we have mainly covered central and western Honshu, norhtern Kyushu, Shikoku and the Japanese Alps (Tokyo - Kyoto - Himeji - Tottori - Matsue ... Read more >

Tags: the planning phase


ITALY | Sunday, 1 Oct 2006 | Views [306]

In 2006 we stayed in a charming little cottage (highly reccomend renting an appartment or house in Tuscany/Umbria in the Chianti area in Tuscany. We visited Florence, Siena, San Giminiano, Certaldo, Volterra and Pisa. This is a beautiful region, many ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


USA | Wednesday, 10 May 2006 | Views [296]

We flew to Miami from Atlanta (where I had a conference). Stayed in Miami Beach for a couple of nights (at the Clay Ho(s)tel, recommended: . Next, we rented a car and drove to the Everglades . We continued our trip to Key West, stopped for a snorkel ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


JAPAN | Tuesday, 31 May 2005 | Views [329]

Flew to Tokyo, stayed there for five days during the May holiday (not recommended!). Took a train to Kyoto, stayed for three days. Rented a car and made the following tour: Himeji castle, Tottori sand dunes, Matsue castle + modern art museum, Beppu, ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


CZECH REPUBLIC | Tuesday, 31 Aug 2004 | Views [375]

This was a two-week car-camping trip (a luxurious one, since we had a car we packed it with a big tent, comfortable (read: thick) mats, chairs, a table, large stove, etc.) Our route was: Karlovy Vary - Lake Lipno (Czesky Krumlov, Sumava), Brno, Adrspach ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


FRANCE | Tuesday, 30 Sep 2003 | Views [363]

Two-week car-camping tour: Colmar, Notre Dame de Haut Ronchamps (Le Corbusier Chapel), Lac Leman, Gorge du Verdon, St. Tropez, Arles, Avignon, St. Remy de Provence, Camargue.

Tags: Sightseeing

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