Mount Bromo, Indonesia – Travel Tips

This article provides information on how to visit Mount Bromo, Indonesia: what to do in Mount Bromo, Mount Bromo Hotels, and getting to and from Mount Bromo. Mount Bromo is an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia. It is located inside the Bromo-Tengger-Semery National Park. One of the most picturesque sights we have visited, especially […]

Danum Valley Field Center: A weekend in the tropical forest

This post focuses on our experience at Danum Valley Field Center, and includes all necessary information: costs, transportation, accommodations and activities.   Morning bus from Labuk Bay to Lahad Datu: the manager at Nipah Lodge scheduled a van to drop us off at the bus station. We get dropped off somewhere in Lahad Datu. Without […]

Sepilok Orangutans and Labuk Bay Proboscis: visiting the primates of Borneo

 This post is about visiting the Orangutans and Proboscis monkeys of Borneo including information regarding accomodations in Sandakan and Labuk Bay Sanctuary, transportation and activities. We arrived in Sandakan late evening, our legs barely functioning (see previous post Climbing Mt. Kinabalu). Suddenly, the world seemed to be made out of stairs. A flight of stairs […]

A Quick Guide for Two Days in Longsheng and Yangshuo

We have only a couple of days left before the end of our Chinese visa and decide to travel for a quick two-day getaway from Guangzhou, China, to the rice terraces in Longsheng and continue on to Yangshuo to spend the night and following day before heading back.   1.    Getting around in Yangshuo  Yangshuo […]

Kampong Cham and three days in Phnom Penh – the end of our Cambodian adventures

Kampong Cham is a small, rural and quiet town mostly visited as a layover on the way to another city. During the hot month of June, there weren’t a lot of tourists to be seen. There is no direct bus from Kampot to Kampong Cham, you have to go through Phnom Penh. We booked our […]