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Transit stop at Changi? Do the free sightseeing tour if you...

So you find yourself at Changi airport with eight hours to burn, and the travel gods have arranged it such that your arrival and...

Five of my favourite family friendly things to do in Tokyo

My family and I are frequent visitors to Japan. We love the culture and the people, and we love how there is always something...

Hitting the mountain tracks west of Brisbane – Mount Cordeaux

If you were to arrive Australia by cruise ship and the first glimpse you saw of this land was the coastline around Brisbane (because...
7Eleven store in Tokyo - (CC) - Photo by LERK

Withdrawing cash in Japan, and why 7-Eleven is your BFF

I visited Japan for the first time in 1998.... (Ye gods!!) Back then, only a few Japan Post ATMs would accept international cards. And, failing...

How to survive a long stopover at Copenhagen Airport

If you're flying in or out of Scandinavia, odds are you will transit through Copenhagen's Airport, also known as Kastrup. Depending on your ticket you...

This is Koalaplanet

Back in 2001 blogging was just starting to take off. That's when I started Koalaplanet.org the first time. I was at home in Norway, preparing...