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Quality time with cats, in Tokyo

by Mike

18 April 2017 • Much to my own surprise I suddenly found myself excited about a cat café, in the middle of Tokyo.

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Ten reasons why I fell in love with Shanghai

by Mike

4 April 2017 • Sometimes in life you meet somebody briefly, and you know it will be a friend forever. No need to see each other frequently; the friendship is there to stay.

Our ship, the VOLENDAM, was only in Shanghai for two days. But after day one I already realized that my bond with Shanghai would last forever.

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Hong Kong, surprisingly green

by Mike

30 March 2017 • Do you think skyscrapers, and skyscrapers only, when one says "Hong Kong"? So did I. However, much to my surprise I saw an almost poetic entente between the dazzling concrete towers and a wide array of beautiful trees and city gardens.

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Cruising in the heart of Sweden on a historic Göta Canal boat

by Mike

22 March 2017 • Probably it was the oldest cruise ship I have ever been on. The Swedish JUNO was built in 1874, and she is still operating on the route she was built for: the Göta Canal.

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Why cruising? Look at these pictures!

by Mike

9 March 2017 • What makes cruising so attractive? That is something I often have to write about, or to include in presentations.

Different persons, different reasons, and there are many. However my main reason for being a cruise addict can be shown in these twelve pictures. And you'll understand.

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