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Singapore Minister joined Arctic Frontiers conference in Norway

Rising sea levels threaten Singapore’s survival directly, and mitigating the effects is a burden that future generations of Singaporeans have to shoulder, said Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sam Tan. “Climate change concerns the well-being of future generations. I think it is only fair that they would have to shoulder their share of the…

Spot the cats and bike with the kids on the walls of Penang streets

Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa in Paris, Pablo Picasso’s Guernica in Madrid and Edvard Munch’s The Scream in Oslo are just a few pieces of art which attract numerous of tourists to their home towns. Similarly, George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008, on the Malaysian island of Penang, is a special place…

Reuse, recycle, reduce: Pink Pandora goes green

Designed to look like the Danish brand’s famous bracelet with charms, one of Pandora’s two jewellery-making facilities in Thailand, is located just under an hour’s drive south of Chiang Mai in Lamphun, Northern Thailand. A circular roof construction makes for the bracelet, while connected buildings resemble charms. Despite being white, the facilities are green and…

Kathrine and Simon teach in Thailand: “Like running your own company”

danish teachers bangkok

Physical contact, meat balls, parent-teacher relationship and hours spent in the class room. These are merely some of the differences between teaching in Denmark and in Thailand. Read about two young teachers’ road from Northern Denmark to Bangkok and their change in teaching lifestyle. Only about five million people in the world speaks Danish. It…

Nordic church service brings out Christmas spirit in the heart of Bangkok

The Nordic Churches in Bangkok brought attendees together with a joined service on the day of Christmas Eve. All four languages were represented during the service with hymns, readings and sermon changing between Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish and English. True to tradition, the Danish and Swedish churches in Thailand opened the doors to the Christ…

Everything about fixed and non-fixed VoIP that you must know

VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol needs no introduction. Owing to its peerless benefits and user-friendliness, it has become the spine of every successful business. All those brick and mortar businesses that don’t want to compromise on the customer service quality and offer less than what is permissible customer service at the name of low-operation…

Santa Lucia reception with Little Boy’s Choir at Mandarin Oriental

December month is a dark month in Scandinavia, so no wonder that we Swedes have adapted to the Santa Lucia celebration. Every year on December 13th, the Lucia arrives with candles on her head and with an entourage of maids, star boys, gingerbread boys/girls and small Santa Claus men, singing the traditional chorals. This year,…

Techno beats, trendy eats come together: Panthera Group’s new Skylight Rooftop Lounge Phuket

Thailand’s leading cosmopolitan development group, Panthera lead by Paul Hayward, adds its signature luxurious touch to the sandy shores of Phuket with a new rooftop lounge.  Something’s rising on Phuket’s horizon. Skylight Rooftop Lounge is a new scene for club-goers on the island.  Skylight Rooftop Lounge offers over 600 square meter rooftop with a fully…

International Pet Shipping

SCApet.com is a global pet travel logistics company. One of the very few trustworthy companies to offer support with international pet shipping.  They offer VIP door to door pet shipping from/to all international airports. How can I take my pets on an international flight? If you are planning to move overseas or return to Scandinavia…