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And so begins, the journey…

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So begins the year with a mind-blowing 19-day European winter escapade; an epic journey of 26,968km with the following routing:

KUL-BKK: Thai Airways (B777-200)
BKK-CPH: Thai Airways (B747-400)
CPH-TXL: Scandinavian Airlines (B737-800)
TXL-FRA: Lufthansa (A321)
FRA-RIX: Lufthansa (B737-300)
RIX-CPH: AirBaltic (B737-300)
CPH-ARN: Scandinavian Airlines (B737-800)
ARN-HEL: Blue1 (Avro RJ85 Jumbolino 😀 – YAY!)
HEL-LHR: Blue1 (B717 – 1st time)
LHR-BKK: Thai Airways (B747-400)
BKK-KUL: Thai Airways (A330-300)

TXL: 3-room apartment at Brandenburg Gate
RIX: Monika Centrum (on the super cheap €58 a night)
CPH: Hotel Guldsmelden
ARN: The all time favourite Sheraton
HEL: Hotel Kamp
LHR: Undecided still… Knightsbridge, Bayswater or Sloane Square?

Cost of flights and accommodation – circa €3,500

Let’s see how this pans out.


Copenhagen – Denmark

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The day I picked up my new glasses at the optician, it’s weird of them to take pictures of their clients with new glasses… 2 hours after I arrived from Bali
Greetings from Riga, Latvia… Hello there! Yes I know it’s been quite some time since my last update, I do apologise as I have been working my ass off (yes, I actually travel for free holiday business).

Copenhagen, is a very pleasant and vibrant city (in comparison with Stockholm, Sweden). I stayed at the Le Meridien Palace Hotel, which was right in front of the city hall on Radhuspladsen. I bought a few things from people here, and a few books from the second hand book store (a cook book dating back to 1919).

Here are some pictures from Copenhagen…

More updates soon!

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17 July 2008 at 1:43

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Greetings from Copenhagen

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Hey guys just a quick one…

I’m in Copenhagen now and will be flying to Amsterdam on Sunday morning (Europe time).

Things have been great, especially work-wise.

More updates soon!

Cheers, Leo

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11 July 2008 at 19:24

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Going, Going, Gone

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Off to Europe…

Be back 21 July =)


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6 July 2008 at 2:56

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Let’s hit the road!

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My next trip to Europe in July…

Stockholm, Sweden
Copenhagen, Denmark
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Riga at night
Riga, Latvia

Travelling season is back!! YAY!! Finally, Europe in summer!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTTSSS!

On a separate note, I’m thinking of taking up Italian… It seems only natural for me, rather than Spanish (which I did a while back), due to the presence of many native Italian speakers in my office at any given time. What do you think? Self-thought of course.. Too much in and out of Kuala Lumpur to attend classes…

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23 June 2008 at 9:44

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Tawau – Sipadan Pom Pom Island

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Some photos from Sipadan Pom Pom Island during my recent trip to Borneo








Sea turtle shot using the Nightshot feature on the Sony DSC-F828


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21 June 2008 at 13:10

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Kuala Lumpur Photoshoot!

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Boss and I went around Kuala Lumpur today to shoot some photos for our upcoming brochure. Here’s a little sample of what I took…

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church


The Old Charm

Malaysia Truly Asia

The Bar

Tropical Sunshine



Kuala Lumpur Cityscape

Kuala Lumpur Mosque

Kuala Lumpur Mosque

Colours of Kuala Lumpur


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19 June 2008 at 20:18

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