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…

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…

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…

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 Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise

Our Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise

After recovering from our jetlag in Auckland (Amsterdam – Auckland in 33 hours is no stroll in the park…) one of the first stops of our Northland itinerary was The Bay of Islands. This area, which is about a three hours drive north from Auckland…

The Bromo Volcano without a tour: how to do it yourself

The Bromo Volcano without a tour: how to do it yourself

We already hear a low rumbling as we walk up the hill. With a mix of anticipation and excitement we slowly climb to the edge of the crater. As soon as we reach the top we can see dozens of meters down into the crater,…