Leaving Asia: our favorite experiences of 4 months in the tropics

Leaving Asia: our favorite experiences of 4 months in the tropics

It’s been a couple of months since we’ve traded the tropical heat of Southeast Asia for the salsa vibes of South America. Looking back on 4 amazing months, we can truly say we’ve had some once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Here are (in no particular order) our favorites!…

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…