Colombo City Guide

Sri Lanka's largest city, Colombo, is a confusing, hot, concrete jungle of busy streets, modern office blocks, appealing coloured colonial neighbourhoods, Dutch canals and a relieving [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|Categories: Asia, CITYTRIPS, Sri Lanka|

Hotels we love: South Sri Lanka

Every morning I wake up of the sound of the waves. When I step out of my room I look out over the ocean which [...]

By | March 26th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Good night, Sri Lanka|

Being a digital nomad on Sumatra

Few isles tempt the imagination with the lure of adventure quite like Sumatra. Compared to the more popular Bali and Java, Sumatra is less touristic [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|Categories: Asia, INDONESIA|

Photography: a traditional Hindu ceremony in Trincomalee

On my bare feet I turn 360 degrees in front of a faded hindu temple and try to take in all of the colourful ceremony [...]

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Asia, PHOTOPGRAPHY, Sri Lanka|

Pulau Weh – your tropical getaway

Only an one hour ferry ride from Banda Aceh we reach the tiny tropical island Pulau Weh. A dense jungle surrounded by a white sand [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Good night, INDONESIA|

Hikkaduwa hippie’s heaven?

Sweat drops roll over my body, the salt pinches around my upper lip. My shirt sticks to my wet backstroke. I am sitting in the [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Sri Lanka|

Find your peace at Sapphire Seas

Just a few steps from my room I reach the beautiful yellow beach for a morning swim in the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by the sound [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Good night, Sri Lanka|

Ella, Ella, Ella

We ride through the rolling hills full of round, green, bushes. As far as I can look I see tea plantations. We’re up in central Sri [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Sri Lanka, Trips & Activities|

Up in the air

The alarm goes (again) at 05:00 AM. Back home I could still be dancing in a club at this hour, especially together with my four [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Sri Lanka, Trips & Activities|

Welcome to West Sumatra!

For five days we will explore West Sumatra’s mainland. One night we sleep in Padang, a busy, buzzing town and the departure city for the [...]

By | February 13th, 2016|Categories: Asia, INDONESIA|