Category: Globetrotting & travel tips

Borderless Business; Languages Decrypted

Looks as this awesome piece of tech could arrive just in time for @norshipping next year! Would make the week even more fun – tearing down the walls of different languages – within European languages firstly…💡🇫🇷🇩🇪🇮🇹🇪🇸🇵🇹  Though I can make myself understood on “tourist” level in Russian, Spanish, Italian and squeeze out some phrases in…

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Slow speeding in Sri Lanka

Watching the big ships from Maersk, MOL++ appear and disappear in the horizon, and waves crushing into the rocks below, as I enjoy a coffe on the balcony… Typical for many in my generation, I don’t care much about material status symbols. Expensive purses, jewelry, designer clothes – it’s nice but just not important. I…

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Who Buys Books Anymore?

Existing in a digital world, iPad, phone and Kindle are of course necessities for digesting written content. But nevertheless, books are still my favorite items to go shopping for. Exploring bookstores wherever I go, always pinning out the ones that cover international languages. Here are my treasures from Changi airport last week…   The book in…

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Wanted: Sri Lanka Travel Tips

Destination Colombo: WISTA CASA Asia Pacific Shipping Conference on the agenda! Look forward to meet Asian & international colleagues in Colombo 6-7 May! Do you have any good experiences to share on what to experience and where to stay on the South West coast of Sri Lanka? First week of May I’ll be speaking at…

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Movies moves the world..

Now she lost it, you probably think; Obviously she meant ships? Or perhaps planes?  Well, just as we need big ships and infrastructure to connect and move us and our goods/energy physically and develop the world – we also need intellectual infrastructure to move and connect our brains and hearts. Movies, books and music are all…

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Vediamo a Genova!

While my eminent colleague represent Nor-Shipping in Limassol during Maritime Cyprus, I am heading for Italy and the 2nd edition of Genova Shipping Week tomorrow. Let me know if you’re there – I’ll be attending the conferences on Thursday & Friday, as well as the dinner at Eataly/Porto Antico Thursday night. And then some… Last…

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Riga without a plan

Espen was booked for Liverpool trip with his friends last weekend. As I had to cancel my original visit to my hard-working doctor-to-be friend Helene in Riga, it meant great timing for me and Knut to spend the weekend there. Getting there was quick’n easy; one small bag packed for both of us, nursing bag…

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