8 Hours in Toronto

We left Copenhagen at 11 AM on a Wednesday morning, August 9th. Amanda and I were off on a trip of our dreams to the US, where we would drive the Route 66 and watch a total solar eclipse in Illinois. But our first stop was actually in Canada, in the city of Toronto. When we were booking our flight tickets, we saw that it…

My First Impression of Hong Kong

After a 4-hour bus ride, a 2-hour flight, a long wait in London Heathrow Airport and another 10-hour flight, I finally arrived at my first destination on the journey: Hong Kong. I had two pleasant flights, first with British Airways and then with Cathay Pacific Airways, where I got free food, drinks and icecream! The service was the best I’ve ever tried and they even…

15 Favourite New Destinations of 2015

2015 has been a great travel year for me. I was in the middle of my two gap years, when 2015 started, so I’ve had plenty of time to explore the World. Basically, my year has been work, travel, work, travel, work, travel. Just the way I like it. I’ve been on weekendtrips to Latvia and Germany, family holidays in Spain, Andorra and England and…

13 Hours in Beijing

On my way to Australia, I had a 13-hour stopover in Beijing, the capital of China. I always try to see as much as possible on my stopovers, and Beijing was not an exception. Unfortunately, things didn’t go completely as planned, but I did get to see some of the famous landmarks and get a small taste of China. After what seemed like forever on the…

16 Hours in Oslo

On my way to Longyearbyen, Svalbard from Iceland, I had a 16-hour stopover in Oslo. I arrived there at 5.00 PM on April 14th and left the following day at 9.00 AM. I had already decided that I was going to spend the evening sightseeing in Oslo, so after I had collected my luggage, I paid a small amount to have it stored at the…