Meteora means between Heaven and Earth. Millions of years ago, the area that is now Meteora in Greece was covered by ocean. Layers of sediment created the sandstone that later eroded away, creating the weathered forms that make up Meteora today. The geography is not unlike Grand Canyon and Brice Canyon in the US South … Continue reading Meteora
Athens is more than Acropolis. Athens is the past. Athens is the present. And in Athens we see the shadow of the future. These are my observations and thoughts from walking around Athens three days in March. Faith I enter a Greek Orthodox Church to join the morning prayer with the locals. The smell of … Continue reading Athens
So it happened that I found myself in Athens, Greece in March. First place to explore being Acropolis, the 'high city' with a history of more than 2500 years. Finally getting some use of learning the difference between doric and ionic columns in third year gymnasium, I made it to the top on a beautiful … Continue reading Acropolis
Frederik Jensen: Game Designer
Today I am a full time game designer. It is time to recharge and do something fun.
What to see in Stockholm
Stockholm is a popular tourist destination and you can easily find many guides for what to see and do during your stay here. After soon six years in Stockholm, I find that I have distilled a personal list of recommendations for when friends and family come visiting. These are places that might show you a … Continue reading What to see in Stockholm
In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen
I grew up in a suburb of Odense, the third largest city in Denmark located on the island "in the middle." Famous and infamous for its love-hate relationship with the author Hans Christian Andersen, who was born in Odense but left to pursue fame and glory elsewhere. The brand is strong but every politician or … Continue reading In the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen
My visits to Ukraine: Kyiv
I've visited Kyiv numerous times, last time was in 2018. This is the third post in the series about my visits to Ukraine.
My visits in Ukraine: Pripyat
I visited the city Pripyat in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in June 2009 and my Scandinavian brain got a lecture on cultural understanding.
My visits to Ukraine: Crimea
It's been a while since last time I was in Ukraine. The pandemic and the invasion have put plans to revisit on hold. I dug out some old pictures from my visits in Ukraine and in this series of posts, I will share some of my experiences from travelling in Ukraine, starting with Crimea. Crimean … Continue reading My visits to Ukraine: Crimea
Vilnius ❤️ Ukraine
One weekend in May, my wife and I visited Vilnius. It's been a while since we travelled without kids just the two of us so fun to recall our city hopping back from when we were dating.