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 […]

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 […]

One day visiting Kaiping and its fortresses

Kaiping is two hours away from Guangzhou by bus. We took a bus from Tianhe bus station for 61CNY per person (USD $9.80) to Kaiping as there are no direct trains from Guangzhou to Kaiping.. You can get to Kaiping from the following bus stations in Guangzhou: – Provincial (Metro Station : Guangzhou Railway Station), – […]

Visit Kampot – One Day with Crabs and Pepper

Kampot is our next destination in Cambodia. Famous for its worldwide known and appreciated pepper. The minivan ride from Sihanoukville to Kampot costs $5 and takes two hours to the peaceful town. After reading many blogs on where to stay in Kampot, we decided on The Magic Sponge for $12 a night. The hostel is […]