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Angkor Wat - Overrated

Angkor Wat – Over-rated!

Last Update: October 2020 5 minute read Behold the center of the ancient Khmer empire! Magnificent Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. You may think that Angkor Wat is one of the 7 world wonders. Well, it’s not, but it sure is impressive. It’s also over-rated. Save this article for later. Click…
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Rent a car in Thailand

How to rent a car in Thailand

Last Update: January 2020 To rent a car in Thailand and self drive is an excellent way to explore this beautiful country. Discovering beautiful destinations and gorgeous beaches without having to rely on public transport brings a great sense of freedom. You can stop whenever you feel like it and decide on any last minute…
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the ultimate vietnam scam

The Ultimate Vietnam Scam and how to avoid it

Last Update: August 2020 8min read Do tourists and travelers in Vietnam get scammed? Oh boy, don’t get me started. Just google “Vietnam Scam”, the number of search results are through the roof. I have to admit that I am a Vietnam addict, I keep going back. Obviously not to get scammed of course. Besides,…
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pu luong

Pu Luong – Vietnam’s best kept secret

Last Update: September 2020 5 minute read Secret Psst, listen up! I will let you in on a secret, but promise me to keep it to yourself! In the North of Vietnam, about 90km Northwest from Ninh Binh and close to the Laos border is a Nature Reserve named “Pu Luong”. You can reach it…
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11 Beautiful Islands in Thailand

11 Beautiful Islands in Thailand – Which Island fits you?

Last Update: November 2019 Do you have your mind set on visiting one or more Islands in Thailand? Well, you’re in for a treat! But which Island in Thailand? Even if you’re hopping 2 or more Islands, you will have some difficult choices. Your aim might be to spend a few relaxing days in a…
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Rent a bicycle in Thailand

Fight for your bike in Thailand! – an incredible story

Last Update: September 2020 5min read A lot of funny stuff happens on the road while traveling. I vividly remember this one time in Ayutthaya, Thailand where we witnessed an incredible scene. The sheer ingenuity of a young backpacker when trying to rent a bike in Thailand left me both shocked and amused. Save this…
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Kopitiam Malaysia

What is Kopitiam?

Last Update: April 2020 4min read Whenever I talk about Malaysia it always comes back to food, I just can’t help myself. Before you know it I’m going on and on about mamak stalls and kopitiams. That’s usually when I notice the puzzling gaze of my audience, ‘What is Kopitiam?’. I guess it must be…
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Mamak Food Stalls

Mamak Food Stalls

Last Update: April 2020 4 min read When I think of mamak food stalls, oh my….instant craving. If you haven’t tried a mamak stall on your visit to Malaysia, you might as well haven’t been there at all. That’s how significant they are in Malay culture. And once you have been, you’ll keep going again…
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Peranakan cuisine

Peranakan and Nyonya Food

Last Update: September 2020 4 minute read First things first, whenever I mention Peranakan food or Nyonya food, they are actually the same. It’s just two different names for the fusion between Chinese and Malay cuisine and cooking techniques. As a result this passionate love triangle produced some of the best tasting and creative dishes…
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