Spread across a chain of thousands of islands between Asia and Australia, Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population and Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. Ethnically it is highly diverse, with more than 300 local languages. The people range from rural hunter-gatherers to a modern urban elite. Sophisticated kingdoms existed before the arrival of the Dutch,Continue reading “Indonesia”

Baobab Tree Bar – South Africa

Located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the Baobab Tree Bar is pretty self-explanatory, and yet totally awesome. The reason: the tiny, exclusive bar has been housed inside a 6,000-year-old tree since it first opened for drunken, crazy business in 1933. According to reports, only 15 people can be in this bar at aContinue reading “Baobab Tree Bar – South Africa”

View from above

View from above Det är Emirates och Boeing som har samarbetat på drönarprojektet ”View from Above” där man har spelat in 18 filmer på fem kontinenter, och resultatet är imponerande. Man kan se filmer från exempelvis Panama, Rio de Janeiro, Rom, Sri Lanka, Maldiverna och förstås också från Dubai och Seattle! Alla filmer presenteras smakfulltContinue reading “View from above”

LH819 Got-Fra

Så äntligen ombord på försts “benet” på den långa resan till Kapstaden via Frankfurt och Johannesburg. SAS loungen på Landvetter är alltid lika trevlig och jag gick ombord som siste man, vips var vi i luften. Sitter på 10D   som vanligt, nödutgång med gott om plats. Flighten är bara halvfull, skönt. Har laddat medContinue reading “LH819 Got-Fra”

Roasted Garlic Broccolini

Roasted broccolini with minced garlic lightly seasoned with salt and pepper. Simple to make, this roasted garlic broccolini is the perfect side for your main dish. A few months ago, after I attended a friend’s wedding in Sonoma County, some of my friends and I headed to Farmstead in St Helena for dinner. Every dish…Continue reading “Roasted Garlic Broccolini”

The plane cabin of the future

WHILE economy class seats are shrinking and customers have to fork out for everything from peanuts to a blanket, business and first classes are getting more bells and whistles every week.   US aeroplane manufacturer Boeing has just unveiled its cabin of the future — it includes celestial ceiling projections and curved TV screens. ButContinue reading “The plane cabin of the future”

Air travel challenges

Traveling can be stressful, and it’s natural for your patience to wear thin. Lately, however, it seems that travelers patience has been wearing extremely thin, given the recent passenger quarrels over reclining seats. Also, with travel etiquette being such a hot topic in the travel scene, we did a little research and found out whichContinue reading “Air travel challenges”

The place to be in Bangkok

Aloft is the place to be in Bangkok, both for business and pleasure. Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 is just steps from the best shopping, nightlife, and dining destinations, and a quick 5-minute stroll to Nana BTS Skytrain and MRT Subway stations for easy access to Bangkok’s biggest attractions. Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 offersContinue reading “The place to be in Bangkok”

Zurek soup, a Polish delight

The sour rye soup (Polish: żur, żurek; Belarusian: жур, кісяліца; Czech: kyselo) is a soup made of soured rye flour (akin to sourdough) and meat (usually boiled pork sausage or pieces of smoked sausage, bacon or ham). It is specific to the cuisines of Poland and Belarus, where it is known as żur or żurekContinue reading “Zurek soup, a Polish delight”