Source: RES Travel magazine
Sweden's RES travel magazine
ran a feature on Michael in 2009 called "Best in the
World". Michael was asked to give his holiday
City: Valparaiso in Chile
- dirty, dangerous and sexy!
Holiday: Maitencillo north of Santiago, at
Vina del Mar. We lived in a Tarzanhydda built of
driftwood and grilled seafood, drank Chilean wines
and saw sea lions and penguins all day long.
Beach: Mandrem Beach in India. There can be
anything dive, a dolphin or a wild hippie. But most
of you are alone on the beach. As I jogged in the
morning, an Indian sat and waved at me.
Island: Corsica. Napoleon comes from there
and they speak French so you get what they say.
Cafe: Ingrid Bergman's favorite Antico CaffÚ
Greco in Rome. I love their incisions served on a
Hotel: Hotel Ritz in Uddevalla. Have you
survived one night there, you know that you can
manage the most. It's like entering the hell. You
are sleeping in a cell that smells of old nicotine.
For breakfast, you can enjoy cornflakes or crusts.
Nightclub: Artists Association in Moscow.
Actor and singer in a single mess. A whole house of
high promille and full of people singing and crying.
Airline: Air France. Everyone is friendly.
Airport: Lake Placid in Canada. At the
airport there are stuffed cleaners and woolen
sweaters to buy. So Nordic. You feel at home, but
Spa: Ystad Saltsj÷bad - lonely and luxurious.
Promenades: Hampsted Heath - so English.
Here, London has been filmed for forty films. My
favorite Michelangelo Antonionis Blow-up was
Store: A specialized shop on straight brushes
in the Jewish quarter of Paris. They have made
straight brushes since the sixteenth century.
Museum: The Uffizians in Florence, all
masters are there. Leonardo da Vinci and the boys.
In addition, two films have been recorded there -
Hannibal and Details.
Restaurant: Mariefreds steam boat. Fantastic
steak. The stream carriage at Slussen is also good -
because it's so good though you're in the middle of