04
Nov
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Stockholm

I thought everyone was going to say: ABBA, Bjorn Borg and IKEA, but I was wrong, very wrong. Only one of my e-friends had similar thoughts when I ran a poll on Facebook and Twitter, asking: “What/who are the three things/people that come to mind when you see the word ‘Sweden’?” Here are some of… read more »

03
Nov
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Buenos Aires 1946

Last Monday, I was a member of the crew on the first KLM flight to Buenos Aires. After an absence of ten years, KLM is back in this beautiful Argentinian city. Even though I had never been to Buenos Aires before, this destination has always been very special for me. As a matter of fact,… read more »

02
Nov
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Work out 3

One of the things I always bring along on my flights is my sportswear. But, owing to my lack of discipline, it’s starting to become rather painful to unpack it again, unused, at the end of my trip. The majority of hotels that we stay at have excellent fitness rooms. And it isn’t that I… read more »

31
Oct
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B737 platform

This time in our series ‘Aircraft’, we’ll be taking a closer look at the Boeing 737. KLM has fifty Boeing 737s in its fleet, four of which (one 737-300 and three 737-400s) have now been phased out. In fact, their last flights were last weekend. Work started on designing the Boeing 737 in November 1964… read more »

28
Oct
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Punta Cana

Last week, I wrote a blog about Mexico, lampooning some of the stereotypical ideas people have about Mexicans. Unfortunately, some readers did not read the whole blog and subsequent comments from readers which helped set the record straight and revealed some interesting facts about Mexican history and culture. This week I intend to tread more… read more »

27
Oct
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1 miljardst_9

‘Congratulations! You are the 100,000th visitor to this supermarket and you have won one whole week of free shopping! Please smile for the camera…’ You only see this in strip cartoons. Don’t you? Tuesday evening, 18 October. Still enjoying the memories of four fantastic days in The Big Apple, we arrive at John F. Kennedy… read more »