CoVid-19 is messing with my booking

The last weeks I have followed the information about the new virus in the media, since Japan is considered a country with ongoing spreading. As the virus is not that dangerous for the vast majority of the population, I see no reasons to cancel my trip to Japan. I think a good measure of common…

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Planning my trip to Japan – Part 1: The flight to Japan

Time to start planning the details of my trip. As mentioned before, I had to reroute my flights because of the virus situation in China. And I had the right feeling… all SAS flights to mainland China are canceled. I think I got lucky acting early and finding good flights. I have five different legs…

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Getting a visa for Russia

Why didn’t we chose to go to St. Petersburg? That would have been a much easier task to get in, since they offer a free electronic (online) visa for tourists. But nor for the rest of the country. It seems, that in Norway you have 3 options. Going to the visa center in either Oslo…

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Wirf die Gläser an die Wand – A guys trip to Moscow 2020

Let’s start With the reference to a catchy but otherwise totally stupid German song. 🙂 The destination for the 2020 guys trip is confirmed. This year – after no trip last year – the destination is Moscow, Russia in May. Why go to Russia… go question. Started with Sheepy and me talking about it, watching…

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Big changes for my holidays – bonus tour to Japan

Many will have noticed, how the situation in China is changing after the Corona-Virus is spreading. Many airlines have stopped flying to China and governments are getting their citizens home. For me that added an uncertainty to my travel plans in March, which I was not willing to accept. So my option was to cancel…

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New Years update – Welcome to 2020

Long time not post. The new year is already here and I did not do a post in a long time. After my trip to Argentina, I had a long weekend in Hamburg visiting av friend of mine and his family. Had a great time – it had been some years. My union took me…

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Buenos Aires – Day 8/9 – Home again

Time to leave Argentina and go back to the cold north. After a last breakfast at the Savoy hotel – which I can really recommend, both because of the quality and the location – the taxi driver is getting me at the hotel. The drive to the international airport is about 25 Euro and seems…

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Buenos Aires – Day 7 – Last day in Buenos Aires

My last full day in this interesting city. One week is enough to get an idea of the city, but you cannot explore everything. But today, I start with breakfast at the hotel. That means, that I didn’t sleep as long as I hoped to do. But 8:30 is OK. I have a lot of…

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Buenos Aires – Day 6 – Going north

Another day that starts quite early. I am going to the north of Argentina – to Iguazu close to the Brazilian and Paraguayan border. Iguazu is a national park which is best known for the Iguazu Falls in the Iguazu river (a lot of Iguazu here^^). That is the reason, why I am going there…

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