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…

Myanmar: country of smiles

Myanmar left a smile in our hearts. Such an amazing country that we will certainly go back to. Of all the wonderful and amazing things we did in Myanmar, the absolute highlight, by far, are the people. Despite years of repression and militar government, everyone we have meet has been immediately willing to give us…