Southeast Asia

Two weeks in Cambodia: an itinerary for the independent traveler

Two weeks in Cambodia: an itinerary for the independent traveler

Two weeks in Cambodia is not a whole lot of time. However, Cambodia is a small country and it’s therefore very well possible to see the highlights in this amount of time. And we would advise you to do just that: focus on the highlights. […]

Angkor Wat without the crowds

Angkor Wat without the crowds

So you’ve been to the three main temples of Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Phrom. You’ve wrestled your way through hordes of Chinese tourists. And you wish you could have these places to yourself so you could properly enjoy them. We’ll tell you how you […]

The Thakhek Loop: a motorbike adventure that can’t be missed!

The Thakhek Loop: a motorbike adventure that can’t be missed!

Riding the Thakhek loop in Laos has been one of our favorite experiences in Laos and even Southeast Asia! And that’s saying something, when it has the Gibbon Experience and Khao Sok National Park as competition! This fantastic 450 km motorbike loop features towering karst […]

Nong Khiaw: rural Laos at its best

Nong Khiaw: rural Laos at its best

Not many people find their way to Nong Khiaw. Why this small town in the north of Laos isn’t on every tourist’s itinerary is a mystery to us. But we’re sure happy about it! Because this means that you still get a chance to experience […]

The Gibbon Experience: Ziplining in the Jungle of Laos

The Gibbon Experience: Ziplining in the Jungle of Laos

The Gibbon Experience is one of the few activities that many backpackers in Southeast Asia are willing to let go of their budget for. And for good reason! How could you let the opportunity pass to spend three days in the Lao jungle, trekking, ziplining […]

The Three Colored Temples of Chiang Rai

The Three Colored Temples of Chiang Rai

Many tourists skip Chiang Rai. Maybe it’s because of its location, or because they don’t have enough time. Some come on a (very long) day trip from Chiang Mai. Others only pass through on their way to Laos. But luckily you’re reading this blog post, […]

Riding the Mae Hong Son Loop

Riding the Mae Hong Son Loop

We’ve already left Thailand three weeks ago, but we still have some catching up to do with our blog posts… But we’re taking it a bit more slowly now, so we’ve got some more lazy afternoons on our hands to do some writing and photo-editing. […]

Our 3 Week Southern Thailand itinerary

Our 3 Week Southern Thailand itinerary

In april of this year, we spent three weeks in Southern Thailand. We didn’t actually intend to spend so much time here initially, as we planned to focus mostly on the famed north of the country. But our friend Dorien would be joining us for […]

Khao Sok National Park: the hidden gem of Southern Thailand

Khao Sok National Park: the hidden gem of Southern Thailand

Most tourists are drawn to the south of Thailand for its golden beaches, laid-back island vibes or full moon parties. Not many people know that there’s an impressive, unspoiled jungle with an enormous lake, karst cliffs and wild animals waiting to be explored in Khao […]

Bangkok attractions: a 48-hour guide!

Bangkok attractions: a 48-hour guide!

“What’s the capital of Thailand?” a friend asked me once. And before I had my answer ready he punched me in the nuts… Did you get the joke? Apparently I have those kind of friends… 😉 So although my first “experience” with Bangkok wasn’t a […]