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TRIPS

Indonesia Living
2011-07-30
We stayed in Jakarta, Indonesia for 6 months while Lily did an internship at the danish embassy. During this stay we ... Read More

Road to Jakarta
2011-07-14
A short summer holiday, before Laerke starts her internship with the Royal Danish Embassy in Jakarta. We started out ... Read More

Bosnia i Herzegovina
2010-05-25
Hearing the name Bosnia will conjure up images of a civil war, ethnic cleansings and bombed out houses. True this cou... Read More

Croatia
2010-05-22
A summerholiday visit to the Western Balkans started out in Croatia; as usual we didn't know what to expect, but ... Read More

Vietnam
2010-02-05
Laerkes trip to Vietnam with Oslo University Read More

Singapore
2010-01-02
Lily spent 4 days in Singapore on a long lay-over on her way to Vietnam. Muse in concert, meeting new lovely Singapor... Read More

Oman
2009-11-25
Oman was an incredible contry of barren deserts, lush river valleys and islamic culture. The hospitality of this ench... Read More

Namibia
2009-10-20
Namibia - the first impression was a vast and eerie landscape of endless desert scrub, but remarkably beautiful lands... Read More

South Africa
2009-09-25
South Africa a land of great diversity; both in its people and in the fantastic nature. From wild coasts to arid dese... Read More

Hong Kong
2009-09-19
A short stopover in bustling and humid Hong Kong, where we got to see the highrises through smog and haze and chinese... Read More

Taiwan
2009-08-20
Taiwan, a country known for "Made in Taiwan", but not a country widely visited as a tourist destination. An... Read More

Summer in Denmark
2009-07-04
The summer in Denmark is an incredible experience. The temperatures are mild and weather sunny (mostly) and every Dan... Read More

Indonesia
2009-01-01
Our trips around Indonesia in 2009 where we were based on Bali for 4-5 months. Indonesia offers so many places to vis... Read More

Bali
2008-12-19
Our trip has now taken us to the famous island of Bali, land of sun, sea and rice paddies. As Laerke is studying at D... Read More

Big City Life
2008-12-11
Our second visit to Singapore on this trip was another great one. We saw a bit more of the city, did a bit of shoppin... Read More

South India
2008-10-20
Heading south in India we were met by Laerkes family in Mumbai. They were to travel with us for 5 weeks through Mahar... Read More

Southeast Asian delights
2008-08-16
A quick forray through selected Southeast Asian contries. It's been a great reunion with the spetacular cultures,... Read More

Journeys through the Middle Kingdom
2008-07-23
Our Silk Road journey came to an end in Urumqi in China, from there we ventured onto Beijing and the rest of China. T... Read More

Silk Road
2008-07-01
The beginning of our grand journey, talking us down the Silk Road witnessing the magnificent structures of Samarkand,... Read More

Syrian Sojourn
2008-04-19
We were starting to get restless home in Denmark – the travel fever was raging. So kinda spontaneously (but not so sp... Read More

Singapore
2007-07-01
Summerschool in Singapore with fieldtrip to Thailand and Cambodia. Mostly seriously hard work writing papers and gett... Read More

Morocco
2007-04-19
During easter 2007 we spend two weeks in morocco, travelling around by car, visiting the foothills and gorges of the ... Read More

BLOGS

Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nepal, 2014-02-09 12:00
Wow! This city is so intense! It is filled with sights, sounds and smells. Just a little walk down the street is a se... Read More

Where to go in Thailand?
Thailand, 2014-01-24 12:00
I often get this question from people in the process of planning a trip to Thailand. The thing is everybody has a dif... Read More

Demonstrations in BKK
Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-09 12:00
As a non-Thai I am not going to take sides or participate in any political protests happening here in Bangkok, but I ... Read More

Myanmar
Yangoon, 2013-02-22 12:00
Wonderful, smiling and kind hearted Myanmar, this is how I remembered it when I was there the first time in 2005. Now... Read More

A Day in Bangkok’s Chinatown
Bangkok, Thailand, 2012-09-06 12:00
Bangkok’s Chinatown is hustle and bustle at its outmost, everywhere you look there are people milling about – buying ... Read More

Sailing the beautiful Komodo National Park
Komodo NP, Indonesia, 2012-05-03 02:44
Some of the best snorkeling and diving in the world combined with adventure trekking to spot Komodo dragons. Tuc... Read More

Petronas Towers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012-02-24 07:02
Kuala Lumpur was, unexpectedly, one of my mom’s highlights of our trip. She loved the Petronas Towers, and I have t... Read More

Asger in Melaka
Melaka, Malaysia, 2012-02-22 12:00
Guest post Laerke's younger brother Asger: On our trip to Melakka in Malaysia we went to a Chinese temple, and... Read More

A Long Weekend in Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2011-10-06 12:00
We spent a few days in Yogya, browsing the markets, eating good food and just watching life go by. It’s a great city ... Read More

A City Steeped in History
Penang, Malaysia, 2011-07-19 12:00
I like taking sleeper trains, it is a form of travelling that still has a bit of a romantic air about it. Hua Lompong... Read More

BKK
Bangkok, Thailand, 2011-07-17 12:00
After a long flight arriving at Bangkok in the very early hours of the morning was a blessing. As soon as we stepped ... Read More

Bosnian Adventure
Sarajevo and Mostar, Bosnia, 2010-05-25 12:00
We drove from Croatia to Bosnia i Herzegovina to the town of Mostar, a very quaint little town in the Southern part o... Read More

A Warm Welcome to Oman
Muscat and Rustaq, Oman, 2009-11-25 12:00
Muscat is at once very modern with excellent infrastructure, big shiny cars, and a few MacDonald’s here and there, bu... Read More

Alles Lekker in Kap Staad
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 2009-10-22 12:00
We didn’t spend too much time in Cape Town, as there were other African attractions that kept us busy – but it’s by f... Read More

Relaxing in beautiful Barberton
Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa, 2009-10-07 12:00
After dusty Kruger we drove to Barberton; a town that dates back to South Africa’s gold rush days. Several old hoses ... Read More

Giraffes and Waterfalls
Gauteng and Mpumalanga, South Africa, 2009-09-27 12:00
We started our time in South Africa by couchsurfing (www.couchsurfing.com) with a South African girl and her Italian ... Read More

Humid Hong Kong
Hong Kong, 2009-09-21 12:00
Hong Kong… hmm where do I start… It is big and chaotic, but I guess you already knew that. The weather has been awf... Read More

Taipei and surrounds
Taipei, Taiwan, 2009-09-18 12:00
Taipei has efficient public transport that will take you pretty much everywhere; it took us to Yulun’s home, which is... Read More

Discovering Celebes
Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2009-05-03 12:00
Our flight from Denpasar to Makassar, Sulawesi went fine, it was an hour late but at least it showed up! We were a ta... Read More

S'pore
Singapore, 2008-12-16 12:00
Back in Singapore! This time we were planning for an even shorter visit due to the high costs of decent accommodation... Read More

Blissfull beaches and bustling Bangkok
Bangkok and Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand, 2008-09-04 12:00
Crossing the border into Thailand was as easy as ever, quick and efficient. We’d planned first to go to Bangkok, as w... Read More