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?
So you have about a weekend free for Ho Chi Min City (HCMC) and again for Hanoi, the classic internal-external combination, reminiscent of Beijing and Shanghai or Johannesburg and.. the rest of South Africa. That’s quite a coincidence, since I just recently had the exact same opportunity. Unlike other trips, I don’t believe my experience made the … More 4 days free for HCMC & Hanoi, Vietnam
So you have about 24 hours free in Yangon, a city you’ve never seen before, in a country you’re still puzzling the history of. With so much excitement and so little time, let me share with you what was my satisfying 1 day free in Yangon, Myanmar. The flight landed around 11am local time, in … More 1 day free in Yangon, Myanmar