Kota Kinabalu

For this trip, we had one thing in our mind and one thing only: climb Kota Kinabalu all the way to the top and come back in one piece. Our adventure partners were Richard and Hayley whom we trained with for this challenge. In retrospect I wish we had trained more and more focused on…

Malaysia Truly Asia

This is our neighbour¬†country that we never gave too much attention. Lots of advents on TV would talk about Malaysia being truly Asia and it was only in the last few months that we got to know this amazing and diverse country. The first destination was actually Kuala Lumpur which we spent a couple of…

Ubud (Bali) with the elephants

For my birthday this year, we organized a visit to Ubud to 'live' with elephants. Korin and Kees came with us and we had an amazing time! Totally recommend the hotel and Ubud. We stayed at Elephant Lodge Park which is of a zoo/ attraction park 2,5 hrs away from Dempasar airport. The drive up…

Ho Chi Minh – what a weekend!

Ho Chi Minh, or Saigon for the more romantic, is a busy but friendly city. This is the description¬†that our lovely local guide Tam gave when I asked her. I couldn’t agree more. Saigon in Vietnamese means busy/ dynamic. No, I am joking, but it could well be. From the plane you can already see…

Peking Duck

I am almost sure that no other place can beat the Peking Duck from Dadong Roast Duck in Beijing but one can only keep on looking. Being in Singapore, we get access to lots of very good Asian dishes and of course Chinese food is the most spread around. Chinese food can be pretty broad…

Phuket – our 1st weekend away

Today we arrived back to Singapore after a weekend at famous Phuket – Thailand. This was our 1st long weekend away looking for paradise. Phuket is one of the most popular places to go because of its breath taking beaches so we had high expectations.   We travel with TigerAir (budget Asian airline) and the…

Stop-over in Singapore

Holiday season is almost here and with that we have lots of visitors coming over! Uhu!!! We have pulled together a list of 'must-dos' for folks coming to spend a few days in Singapore so I thought I would share those with you. Here it goes.   Day1: Sentosa Island! This is a man made…