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Sunrise in Halong Bay, Vietnam • Travel with Mei and Kerstin – Couples Travel Article

Sunrise in Halong Bay, Vietnam • Travel with Mei and Kerstin   It was raining cats and dogs when we arrived in Halong Bay. When we left Hanoi earlier that day, I had no idea we would need 4 hours to reach the Gulf of Tonkin. In Europe, we would have needed only 2 hours to reach a destination of 170 kilometers. But in Vietnam, things were a bit different, especially back in 2014. Are we on a highway? Oh yes, of…

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Reopening of Östermalm’s Saluhall (food market)! – Sweden Travel Article

Reopening of Östermalm’s Saluhall (food market)! Östermalm’s Saluhall, or Östermalmshallen, is the grand dame of Swedish indoor food markets (“saluhall” in Swedish). It has been around since 1888 and is located in an historic, beautiful brick building in the Östermalm neighborhood. Due to it being the preeminent food market in Stockholm, it is has always been popular with visitors and has even been named by the magazine Bon Appétit as the 7th best food market in the world. For the…

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New Year’s Eve in Stockholm 2019 – Sweden Travel Article

New Year’s Eve in Stockholm 2019 Let us take a little break from Christmas and concentrate on New Year’s Eve. It is just around the corner! If you are visiting the city during this holiday, then I hope you have started figuring out your New Year’s Eve plans because some restaurants are starting to fill up already. This is not an evening when you want to “wing it” when it comes to dining & dancing! Here are some things you…

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