A key ingredient of my ALT successor package is the tiny grey kei car parked out front. It has a few bumps, many scratches, two windows which don’t operate too smoothly and one killer mix tape in the glove box (that’s right, it takes cassette). Checking the registration history, it seems to have been in … More Tin can tours: 4 days round Kyushu（九州）
As part of our farewell to the beautiful Indonesia, of which we’ve seen terribly little in the 6 months we spent there unfortunately, a boathouse tour for 3 days into the jungles of Kalimantan was an irresistible idea. Not to mention the chance of meeting some of the most wonderous cousins we have on this … More Visiting Orangutans in Kalimantan (Borneo)
Everyone likes a pattern, so please enjoy the second installment of us running away somewhere in Indonesia for a birthday ^^ You can also find the last birthday getaway at Bali for a (birthday) weekend. Pregame & getting there Having had to bite down a bit harder and a bit longer for work this year, Yogyakarta … More Yogyakarta for a (birthday) weekend
Good evening, it’s been some time (almost 6 months) since I’ve written anything besides short updates on the welcome page of the blog. Never fear though, I can summarise 5 months of life into a single sentence, using the power of imagination and words, and long sentence structures: End 2016 my regional role became solely … More Pulau Pari, Jakarta, Indonesia & JET, TBC, Japan
Over the past months my passport has taken a slight beating, which on the whole is a dream come true. However, in true cliché fashion, the reality of my dream to travel with work has come with a few variations from the initial plan: Short nights, plenty of time between the airport, the taxi, the … More 4 days train’ng around Eastern Japan
Hours of travel, years of waiting in ferry terminals, how could our long-weekend trip to Tioman turn out anything but disastrous? Let me tell you why we would do it all over again – for an island that lives at its own pace. There & back again Getting to Tioman seems to involve going with … More Why would anyone go to Tioman, Malaysia?