Terje Raa Travel Articles
Stockholm for Snails Terje Raa follows in the footsteps of a famous Swedish lady - very late and very slowly, though without singing. Copenhagen on Water – Copenhagen, Denmark The harbor buses of Copenhagen need no roads, claims Terje Raa - only water. Embraced by Helsinki, Finland You may not consider the Finnish language an embrace, writes Terje Raa, but you do come to like the sound of it - loud, a touch of sharpness and completely unintelligible. The Bottom of Oslo, Norway Whether you visit Copenhagen or Oslo, you can easily take a mini-cruise to the other capital. They are widely different, writes Terje Raa. Sweden with a Seaview – Malmo, Sweden A new and unusual building opens in Malmo, Sweden, and Terje Raa gives us the lowdown. Final Spurt in Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen's annual Pride event can be unpredictable, but Terje Raa says the 2009 edition was one for the ages. King of Budapest – Budapest, Hungary The mention of King Matthias creates a chain reaction in the faces of many Budapestians - surprise, pensiveness, then mildness accompanied by a little smile. That motivates me to collect pieces for a royal mosaic - 550 years after the reign of Matthias began. Athens in Your Pockets – Pickpocketing in Athens, Greece The pickpockets of Athens are waiting for their victims - the tourists. It's like an annual festival for redistribution of income. Stockholm Retro – Sweden, Europe In Stockholm, Terje Raa approaches a tall lady who had a voice like a man, a career among the Nazis and who was born 100 years ago. Berlin Breakdown – Germany, Europe Reinserting the Wall helped Terje Raa get acquainted with the localities in Berlin.