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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ho Chi Minh City, the New Saigon – One Day in the Capital with a trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels

We are reaching the end of the Vietnamese adventure, we have arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, better known as Saigon, and ready to explore the capital of Vietnam. Coming from Can Tho, we get dropped off at the Bien Xe Mien Tay station. We googled the journey to Pham Ngu Lao and figured out […]