Our 2-day Off the Beaten Track Trekking in Sapa

Our 2-day Off the Beaten Track Trekking in Sapa

Trekking in Sapa is the highlight for many people visiting Vietnam. And we fully understand why! Hiking through the vibrant green rice fields with an indigenous guide was a truly unique experience and one of our favorite activities in Vietnam. In this blog post we’ll…

Lan Ha Bay: how to visit the less touristy alternative to Ha Long Bay from Cat Ba island

Lan Ha Bay: how to visit the less touristy alternative to Ha Long Bay from Cat Ba island

We’ve all heard of Ha Long Bay, the unique UNESCO site in the North of Vietnam where you can cruise between stunning karst mountains. But have you also heard of Lan Ha Bay? Probably not! For those of you planning a trip to Ha Long…

Yes, you can visit a responsible elephant sanctuary in Thailand!

Yes, you can visit a responsible elephant sanctuary in Thailand!

During our six week trip in Thailand one of the coolest things we did was a visit to an elephant sanctuary. However, there’s a lot of negativity around elephant tourism in Thailand (and other Southeast Asian countries for that matter). And for a good reason!…

Trang An or Tam Coc: which Ninh Binh boat tour is best?

Trang An or Tam Coc: which Ninh Binh boat tour is best?

Trang An or Tam Coc? It’s a dilemma many travelers are faced with when visiting Ninh Binh. Both places offer boat tours between the huge karst mountains of the Ninh Binh region; a landscape which is often referred to as “Ha Long Bay on land”.…

How to spend 2 days in Phong Nha-Ke Bang

How to spend 2 days in Phong Nha-Ke Bang

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is a stunning region of karst mountains and impressive caves in Northern Vietnam. Here you’ll find around 300 caves, including the largest cave in the world. This makes it a great destination to get active and marvel at the spectacular…

Urbexing in the abandoned water park of Hue

Urbexing in the abandoned water park of Hue

Visiting a water park doesn’t really sound like an activity that we’d undertake in Vietnam, right? While that would normally be the case, we were more than happy to make an exception for the abandoned water park of Hue! In fact, it was the highlight…

Sightseeing around Dalat with an Easyrider

Sightseeing around Dalat with an Easyrider

Dalat was one of the first stops we made in our six weeks of traveling through Vietnam. We’d been in Southeast Asia for about two and a half months and were looking forward to cooling down for a couple of days. Because of its high…

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…