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Travel Plan: We’re Coming to America

Today we would be riding a motorbike through the Mekong Delta. But when we looked outside, dark rain clouds were coming in. Shortly followed by thunderstorms and a heavy downpour that didn’t seem to end. […]

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Island-hopping around Nusa Tenggara

Since Indonesia is an archipelago comprising over 13.000 islands, traveling throughout this country automatically becomes an island-hopping adventure on itself. Yet, this post isn’t about the main islands but about some of the smaller but […]

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Learning to Surf in Batu Karas

Learning to surf has been long on my list of things I wanted to do. Or at least try. So when I read about Batu Karas, a small fishing village and surfing hot spot on […]

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Natural Highs on Sumatra

Sometimes you get to a place that immediately feels right. I had it before with Don Det in Laos. And with Gili Trawangan. Or the Perhentians in Malaysia, where we just came from. It’s the […]

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New Zealand on a Budget

As you probably know we are traveling on a budget. Which means we try to avoid the expensive Western countries as much as possible. But we needed a break from the Asian life (and heat) […]

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South India: Beaches, Boulders and Backwaters

I know I haven’t written much about India so far. It must have been a combination of writers block and overall laziness. And the damp heat in Kerala wasn’t any help either. But now that I’m […]

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My Top 10 Travel Highlights in 2013

Today we’re exactly 6 months on the road. And while living a life on the road is basically a highlight on its own, there have been a couple of experiences that really stand out. So, […]

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Varanasi, City of Life and Death

“Welcome to India” is written on the arc that marks the Sunauli border crossing between Nepal and India. It’s our first time in India and we both don’t really know what to expect. “You hate […]

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Kayak School on the Lower Seti

Because of the general strike due to the elections in Nepal we had a couple of extra days to catch a breath after the trekking to ABC. Just what we needed before we set off […]

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Tea House Trekking to Poon Hill & Annapurna Sanctuary

We are proud and happy we did this trek. Proud because before we went on this 14-day trek we had never been hiking in the mountains for so long. In fact the 4-day trek to […]

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