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We finally arrived in the Philippines! After spending two amazing weeks with my folks chilling at the pool in Cha’am our travel adventure continues! Known for its impressive beaches, amazing wildlife and stunning islands, the Philippines have been on our radar for years. We couldn’t wait to get our feet on the ground here! We started exploring Donsol first, unsuccessfully trying to find some whale-sharks but seeing dancing fireflies. We then continued… Read More

Idyllic empty beaches with hammocks, plenty of booze and good weather, the perfect combination for having a great time! This time we are in Southern Thailand in search of Khanom’s illusive Pink Dolphins.

When we first heard about the lake, we were told about locals living in water villages, friendly people and beautiful nature, so we were quick to add the stop to our list. More recently, just before we made our way to Nyaungshwe, we heard mixed opinions about the lake, so we were eager to find out what’s what!

An absolute highlight of our trip so far and an absolute must-visit for every traveller! This place is on many bucket-lists, including our own, and with good reason. Countless temples take over the impressive landscape in and around Bagan. There are in fact so many temples in the area that most of them don’t even have a name, just a number. There used to be more than five thousand of them, but… Read More

A country that has it all! Myanmar is the perfect combination of rarely visited highlights and exceptional friendly people. Only relatively recently opened to tourists, this country has earned a spot on our list of favorite countries ever visited. We opted to visit Myanmar’s ancient capital Mandalay, the temples of Bagan and the fishermen of Inle Lake.

We all have that place. That place away from home, that feels like home. It can be a town nearby or a country far away, for each of us it is different, but we all have that same feeling when we are there. For us that place is Bali. We have been here before (for an incredible year during our study), and in that time we got to know the ins and… Read More

The Gili Islands – Islands with clear turquoise waters, white sandy beaches and a tropical island vibe! You can find these islands just off the coast of Lombok, close to Bali. There are three islands. The main island, the furthest from the mainland, is Gili Trawangan. Also known as Gili T, the island is THE party island with great night-life, lots of restaurants and plenty of hotels. Closest to Lombok is Gili… Read More