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Sarawak

Bako National Park This National Park is perfect, if you want to see the natural beauty of Borneo. The area is covered by dense jungles, mountaneous terrain, beautiful beaches and mangroves. It is home to a variety of wildlife, including the long-nosed proboscis monkeys.… Continue Reading „Sarawak“

My Life in Chiang Rai (Part 1)

What is this feeling as I exit the night bus after a 10 hour ride? No, it´s cold! The first time since I first arrived in Thailand. It is freezing. No wonder, we are in the mountains, almost in Myanmar. The girl next to… Continue Reading „My Life in Chiang Rai (Part 1)“

Koh Chang

Koh Chang is Thailand´s second largest island and lies about 6 hours east of Bangkok. The island offers pristine beaches, lush hills and a laid-back atmosphere. Nonetheless, it has all the modern anemities you wish for, including fast internet and a wide range of… Continue Reading „Koh Chang“

Why I stopped Meditating

From August 2016 to February 2018, after my first Vipassana retreat, I was meditating 2 times a day, mostly 1,5 to 2 hours daily. And while at the time I thought it was helping me immensely with problems like stress and anxiety, I stopped… Continue Reading „Why I stopped Meditating“

Taal Volcano & Tagaytay

„It´s more fun in the Phillipines“ – This is true. Most of the time, however. I had a blast on my trips to this beatiful country. However, travelling for a long time, you cannot avoid a disappointment every once in a while. Like what… Continue Reading „Taal Volcano & Tagaytay“

Ninh Binh

If you are looking for a place with green rice fields, majestic lime stone rocks, enchanted valleys and a sheer endless number of beautiful temples, Ninh Binh in the North of Vietnam is the perfect place for you. The area around the 130.000 strong… Continue Reading „Ninh Binh“

Đà Nẵng

Đà Nẵng, a big city in Central Vietnam, has been overshadowed by its smaller neighbour, Hoi An, as far as tourism is concerned. However, the city has a lot to offer: clean, relaxing beaches, modern architecture, beautiful temples and remarkably untouched natural sights. All… Continue Reading „Đà Nẵng“

20 Days in Vietnam – Itinerary

Travelling Vietnam is fairly easy. One reason for this is the good infrastructure in most of the country and the wide availability of public transportation like trains and busses. Another reason lies in the geography of the country. Since Vietnam is a very narrow… Continue Reading „20 Days in Vietnam – Itinerary“

Travelling the Philippines – the perfect itinerary

The Philippines is comprised of over 7000 islands. This raises the question where one should go. Travelling the Philippines, though fun, is not as straight-forward as in Vietnam or Thailand, where the main choice is North to South or vice versa. One has to… Continue Reading „Travelling the Philippines – the perfect itinerary“

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park is a hidden gem next to the Laotian border. It features majestic mountains with lush greenery, idyllic backroads and arguably the most impressive caves in all Vietnam. A place where you can easily lose yourself in the serence beauty… Continue Reading „Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng“