Category: Lifestyle

Research 2019: Reasons Why Singapore Is the Best Country for Scandinavian People

Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia, consisting of small islands, in which the progress of the Western world and Asian culture are harmoniously interwoven. Today, it is one of the richest countries in the world with a developed successful market economy, which is characterized by a favorable business environment, the absence of corruption, and…

Danish architecture studio created a Christmas theme park and filled Central Embassy Bangkok with the spirit of the season

Danish architecture studio BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) together with Central Embassy mall, home of selected luxury brands in Bangkok are giving back joy to their visitors with a Christmas-themed architectural park and the world longest Christmas ribbon to celebrate the spirit of the season. Big studio was originally started in  Copenhagen. Their creative works of…

Pepper, vanilla and melted chocolate: Full house at Conrad’s cookie workshop

Knowing how much the Danes like to complain about the weather, many of them are probably envious of their fellow countrymen living in the Southeast Asian heat in Thailand. However, come Christmas and it can be a little challenging to get in the right mood when wearing flip-flops and sunglasses in 30+ degrees Celcius. John…

Don’t miss the World Press Photo Exhibition 2019: It’s free

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A woman wearing jeans and sneakers is seen from the waist down. An officer wearing blue rubber gloves stands behind her, his hands searching her body before taking her in to custody. At the woman’s feet, a little girl is crying. The photo is the winning shot of the World Press Photo 2019. A lot…

Danish and Chinese artists co-produce “The Little Mermaid” play in Beijing from 28-30 January 2020

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic literature  “The Little Mermaid” has been recreated and co-produced by Chinese and Danish artists and the the show is scheduled to be staged at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) from 28-30 January, 2020. The play is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, telling the story of a…

Wedding chef in Phuket paradise: Daniel Isberg

When a private chef is required by flown in wedding couples and their entourages, as well as famous figures frequenting Phuket, chances are high that their preferred choice falls on island resident, as well as Swedish, chef Daniel Isberg. If they can get him, that is. It takes time to become part of the fabric…

Award-winning Danish pianist performing in China 12-15 December

Classical musical fans in China should experience a musical pleasure with the Danish Award-winning concert pianist, Elisabeth Holmegaard Nielsen who is touring around China from 12-15 December 2019. Elisabeth debuted from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2017, and is appointed by the state art fund to be among the ‘Young Artistic Elite’ –…

Satu Vuorio – A Finnish designer in Hong Kong

Mid-Levels. That is the rather unimaginative name given to the residential area half-way up Hong Kong’s famously steep Victoria Peak. Residents enjoy the use of the world’s longest outdoor escalator system which takes them down to bustling Central in the mornings but changes direction after 10.00 am. Unfortunately the escalator was in some state of…

IKEA opens second outlet in Sentul city, Indonesia

Ikea Indonesia opened its second outlet in Sentul City, Bogor, West Java on 28th November 2019. The intention is to open two more outlets in 2020, one in Cakung, East Jakarta and another in Bandung as part of their long-term expansion plan in Indonesia. Patrik Lindvall, a Swedish counterpart of PT Hero Supermarket’s board of…

Norwegian comedy will be in Beijing from 5-22 December 2019

“Garage,” a Norwegian comedy theatre performance for children aged six and older are on its way to entertain the crowd at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (BTPAC) from 5th-22nd December 2019. The performance is a story of two men, a hen and many machines in a mechanical workshop, where the two men solve the…