23,000 km. 15+ countries. 3 months. One guy.

Hi there! I'm Alex. From mid-April 2016, I'm travelling from Singapore to Denmark overland to eat at Noma, the world's best restaurant. Find out more about me here, or check out my latest posts below!

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Day 12/13: Trains, Guns, and Hanoi

It’s currently 1am on Labour Day – I got off the train at a few hours ago at 8pm – and I’ve had more than a few beers. Below are my notes from the 36 hour train ride I was just released from. 8am: Depart Saigon station, after 30 mins transferred to bus for another…

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Day 7: Good Morning, Vietnam

After just one night in Siem Reap, one morning in Angkor Wat, and one long bus ride, we’ve now arrived in Saigon. My brother and I met our dad here, and we’re spending about a week together before I head off on my own for real – into China and beyond. Some people say you need…

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Day 3: Trains, Thailand, and tuk-tuks

Against all odds, my brother and I have made it out of Bangkok alive and with all limbs attached. Yesterday was mostly walking around Bangkok looking for food and WiFi in alternating order. Highlights: Polo fried chicken and Thipsamai pad thai, which for some reason also serves the best orange juice I’ve ever had. As…

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Day 1: Goodbye Singapore, Hello World

It’s finally happened — I’ve finally left, seven months from that suggestion of “we should go to Noma” and after countless hours spent thinking and planning. It feels surreal, like ‘just another trip to Thailand’ at this point, but I think that will change when I reach China. Saying goodbye to Singapore after all this…

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My life for the next three months

In 23 hours, I’m catching the first of many trains which will eventually lead me to Denmark. This is a brief post, as my to-do list stretches outside my room, but still I’m procrastinating writing this by eating mettwurst with a pen knife while in my underwear. Sorry, mum… I decided to lay out all my gear…

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