New York City

2008 – New York City, USA

I moved to New York in August 2008.

New York has one of the busiest harbors in the USA.

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The Olivia

In august 2008, I moved into an apartment in the building called Olivia, next to Madison Square Garden. From there, there is a fabulous view towards Downtown and Jersey City.

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2008 – Latvia

During a weekend trip to Riga, I also made a trip to the city of Jelgava south in Latvia.

Jelgava was the capital of the Duchy of Courland.

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2008 – Eurovision tour

I drove with a friend from Oslo to Belgrade in Serbia to see the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. On the way, we stopped in Prague, Bratislava, Budapest and Timisoara.
Bratislava, Slovakia

We stopped in Bratislava for a few hours on the way from Prague to Budapest.

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Budapest, Hungary

We stayed two days in Budapest.

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Timisoara, Romania

We also stayed a night in Timisoara in Transylvania, Romania.

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Belgrade, Serbia

The southernmost stop on the trip was Belgrade in Serbia, host to the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest.

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2008 – New Zealand

I visited Auckland, Wellington, Rotorua, Waitomo and Picton in March, 2008. It is such a beautiful country, and I am definitely going back another time.

Auckland is the larges city in New Zealand, with over a million inhabitants.

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Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and located at the southern tip of the North Island.

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Rotorua is well-known for geothermal activity. The area is dotted with hot mud pools, craters, geysers and hot thermal springs.

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Waitomo, with its many caves, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in New Zealand. I saw the caves on foot and in a boat, and I also rafted through one of the caves.

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I did a tandem skydive over Picton, which is located at the northern tip of the South-Island.

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2008 – Australia

I went on a holiday in Australia in March, 2008.

I started my holiday down under in Sydney, one of the most beautiful cities on Earth.

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After Sydney, I spent a week in Melbourne - the second biggest city in Australia.

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From Melbourne I visited the Mornington Peninsula and drove the Great Ocean Road in the Australian State of Victoria.

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