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Where’s that plane heading?

Where’s that plane heading?

Have you ever gazed up at the sky above, spotted a plane and wondered where it was heading? And more: Where did it depart from, what kind of plane...

2017 is out, here is 2018

2017 is out, here is 2018

A new year offers new opportunities, but also a chance to evaluate the year that passed. Sandalsand can be found in several channels. This article...

Blogroll (2017)

Blogroll (2017)

On my blogroll I keep track of recently published articles on a number of travel websites (blogs) as well as a handful of magazines. This post was...

Reader Survey

Reader Survey

Find a link to a reader survey form where you can provide feedback about your experiences. Please contribute to the improvement of this website....

2016 is out, here is 2017

2016 is out, here is 2017

In 2016 I visited four foreign countries, spending 20 days, and was able to add four new World Heritage Sites to my own list. That was the...

Travel movies – One location

Travel movies – One location

Are travel movies set in one location possible? We would generally view a travel movie as something that depicts movement from one place to another....

2015 is out, 2016 is here

2015 is out, 2016 is here

In 2015 I visited five foreign countries. Somehow I managed to spend 33 days travelling, and was able to add six new World Heritage Sites to my...

The true size of countries

The true size of countries

What is the true size of countries? Of course, a map is a lie. It cannot fully represent the real world simply because it is two-dimensional. Now,...

International backpacker routes

International backpacker routes

You are now going to study a map with all the major backpacker routes around the world, all major traveller hubs, and a series of secondary ones. I...

Language Differences in Europe

Language Differences in Europe

If you are travelling the Americas you get by with a knowledge of Spanish and English, with a few exceptions. In the rest of the world you...

Paintings about travelling

Paintings about travelling

Painters have always been fascinated by travels, in all aspects of the word. This article on paintings about travelling is a look into their world...

Nature: Air

Nature: Air

This is the last part in my series of photo essays dealing with the classic four elements of nature. The fourth element is Air. It goes without...

Nature: Snow and ice

Nature: Snow and ice

Snow and ice. This is an article in a series about nature. Water comes in three forms, gas and liquid water are two. This is a look at "stiff"...

2014 is out, 2015 is here

2014 is out, 2015 is here

15 flights, 26,524 kilometres, 5 trips, 6 countries, 24 days spent travelling, 7 new World Heritage Sites visited. That was the statistics for 2014....

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