Diving in Manado – Sulawesi

Sorry for the delay in posting this!  This trip was done in August 2015, during the Singaporean National Day Holiday.   We haven’t done a guest post for a while so this will be a special one. We traveled to Manado in North Sulawesi- Indonesia with a couple of friends (Leti & Peter) and their…

Adventure in Laos

We had our eyes on this trip since we moved to Asia and this last December we finally managed to find the days and company to do it. It required some courage from our dear Mario and Israel to accept doing this “out of the beaten path tour ” but we were happy they accepted…

Bhutan (part 3): Thimpu – Punakha

If you haven’t read our introduction to Bhutan (part 1), you can find it here. To read about Paro and Haa (part 2), click here. Thimpu – Punakha From Haa, we took the road straight to Thimpu to be surprised of how big the city was. There are no traffic lights in Bhutan, but Thimpu…

Bhutan (part 2): Paro – Chele Le Pass – Haa

If you haven’t read our introduction to Bhutan (part 1), you can find it here. To read about Thimpu and Punankha (part 3), click here. Paro – Chele Le Pass – Haa After having been greeted at Paro Airport by our tour guide and driver, we started our tour straight away by visiting Paro. First impression:…

Bhutan (part 1): Land of the Thunder Dragon

In this post, we will tell you a bit about the place and what it took to get there, with a subsequent post on the places themselves. — Bhutan… we had been eyeing this remote Himalayan Kingdom for over a year, and actually planning the trip for over 8 months… This is one remote place!…

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…