All posts tagged: Thailand

All my bags are packed

At the museum, we are looking forward to the summer season. Guests from all over the world will visit us and our beautiful city, and we are more than ready to welcome them! Hopefully they will save a little space in their bags for nice […]

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In Other Shoes – Siamese Slippers

“Siamese slippers. Bought on December 18th 1957 from antiques salesman Suude (ethnographica) in Copenhagen. They originate from engineer Carl Idor Andreas Zieler (1898-1951), who was born in Siam and have been there from 1898-1903 and from 1923-1951 he lived in Siam and travelled a lot […]

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Snuff Box – Thailand

Something for the trendy hipsters? Growing up in Denmark, I have always associated the practice of snuff-sniffing with old-fashioned Swedes and Norwegians in our neighboring Scandinavian countries. But within the last year, my very own local 7Eleven shop has started carrying modern versions of the tobacco […]

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