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…

Two nights in Bangkok

The post below was written when we were coming back from Bangkok in January 2015, but only managed to post it now. Hope you enjoy! ———- We have just come back from spending a long weekend in Bangkok, and we really enjoyed it! It was an easy and short trip from Singapore, so we set…

Kyoto: the ancient capital

Kyoto is a difficult post to write…  This is such a beautiful and magical place, with so many places to go to and see, that it might become the longest post ever!!  At any rate, this is one place you can not miss! We travelled to Kyoto from Kobe, after our work was finished, and…

Tokyo – Awesome/Crazy city

We are finally catching up to finish writing about our Japan experience…  two big ones are missing, Tokyo, in this post, and Kyoto to come shortly… We got a chance to visit Tokyo twice during our stay in Japan.  We spent one weekend there with a few of our friends who were visiting Japan, Annmarie,…

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…

China

This is a very late post but I didn’t want to leave my visit to China unrecorded 🙂 I had to work in Shanghai and Beijing so I took advantage to do a little sightseeing during those days but at the end of the work trip I was able to tag along my dear friends’…

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…