Blog about Asia

Shirakawago; A traditional Japanese village

Shirakawago is a small village which is known for the thatched roof and wooden houses.

Read more 05 February 2019

Best things to do in Kyoto; Top 10 sights in Kyoto

One of my favorite cities in Japan was Kyoto. But most people only have a few days to explore the city. My top 10 sights...

Read more 17 January 2019

Budget Japan. The cost of traveling for 2 weeks in Japan.

So how much did our trip to Japan cost? Tips and tricks how to safe money while traveling in Japan!

Read more 02 January 2019

Magome to Tsumago: Nakasendo trail day hiking

The hike from Magome to Tsumago is an historical route from the Nakasendo road during the Edo period. This route runs al...

Read more 27 December 2018

Matsumoto and Daio wasabi farm

A visit to a black castle and how we found out how to grow a wasabi plant.

Read more 13 December 2018

Japan itinerary; 2 weeks in Japan

Japan is probably on the bucket list of a lot of travelers. The county is big, but with the fast Shinkransen bullet trai...

Read more 11 December 2018

Osaka, the city which trigger your senses.

Do you want to focus your senses? Then book a flight to Osaka! This 2nd largest city of Japan has neon lights not to for...

Read more 04 December 2018

Koyasan temple lodging

Overnight at a Buddhism temple in Koyasan, Japan. An unforgettable experience!

Read more 03 December 2018

Curches of Armenia

After Timo and I set foot in winter wonderland Armenia, we figured it would be much harder to get around with the snowy ...

Read more 28 December 2016


Right after the Summer of 2016 ended me and my husband Timo decided to take a trip to Georgia and Armenia during Christm...

Read more 26 December 2016


Syria, I'm going to take you back in my memories with pictures.

Read more 16 October 2016

The islands of Thailand

Who doesn’t want to see white beaches with waving palm trees. Swimming in a warm ocean with crystal clear water? The bes...

Read more 15 February 2015


Backpacking in Iran is easy! People are super friendly and helpful.

Read more 29 November 2014

Iran tripreport

Backpacking 2.0! Traveling with my sister in Iran and meeting wonderful people!

Read more 11 November 2014

Malé city

Is it truly a horrible city?

Read more 30 April 2014

Maldives Embudu village resort

This must be paradise!

Read more 30 April 2014


Since years I was dreaming of the Maldives. White sand beaches, turquoise water, beautiful corals and fishes and on top ...

Read more 30 April 2014

Malediven 2014

Bounty paradise! Elke dag een rondje rond het eiland om de palmbomen te tellen.

Read more 05 April 2014

Kitulgala, Rafters retreat

Rafters retreat. Lovely bungalows; you'll feel one with nature!

Read more 05 April 2014

Horton plains

A magnificent hike at a nature reserve, which is 2100 meters above sea level.

Read more 05 April 2014

Tissamaharama and Yala national park

Leopards in Sri Lanka? Really?! I have to see this with my own eyes!

Read more 05 April 2014

Hikkaduwa, Galle, Mirissa

The southern beaches of Sri Lanka are beautiful! The soft sand of Mirissa, the surfing waves of Hikkaduwa, make your cho...

Read more 05 April 2014

Sri lanka 2014

Een eiland ter grootte van de BeNeLux maar met een grote diversiteit aan natuur en cultuur. Sri lanka!

Read more 05 April 2014

Sri lanka

A small island, but very diverse. Green tea plantations, national park with wild elephants, surf beaches and ancient cit...

Read more 05 April 2014

Haputale and teaplantations

Tea plantations, this is the reason to come to Sri Lanka. We all want to know how those plants grow, right?!

Read more 05 April 2014

Ko Lipe and Ko Adang

Ko Lipe is an island in the southern point of Thailand. The island lays in the Andaman sea and is just one boat ride awa...

Read more 20 December 2012

Ko Bulon

A small island with beautiful beaches! Go there until everyone finds it on the maps

Read more 18 December 2012


The thousand pagodes and stupas of Bagan are amazingly preserved!

Read more 17 December 2012

Loy Krathong and Kings day

Two celebration at dates close to each other. Loy Krathong and Kingsday. If you can, come in this period to Thailand. Yo...

Read more 15 December 2012

Ao Nang

Ao nang is a beach which you can easily reach from Krabi. The beach is really famous among holiday tourist. The beach is...

Read more 19 March 2009

Angkor Wat

Angkor is one important archaeological sites of South-East Asia. It was originally builded by the Khmer for the Khmer Em...

Read more 11 March 2009

Ko Lanta and Ko Phi Phi

The islands of Ko Phi Phi are a group of islands in the Andaman sea. The two biggest are called Ko Phi Phi Don and Ko Ph...

Read more 02 March 2009

Top 5 National parks in Malaysia

To see the wildlife of Malaysia you have to enter one of National parks of Malasia. Which one do you choose?

Read more 01 October 2005

Top 5 beaches and islands of Malaysia

Beaches with leisure, sun and fun! Let's go to Malaysia!

Read more 17 September 2005

Ko Tao and Ko Pga nang

Ko Tao or Ko Pga Nang which one do you choose? Let's see both!

Read more 27 March 2005


The Borobudur is one of the major attractions of Java.

Read more 29 December 2003

Lombok and Gili islands

Sengigi is one of the major location in Lombok to use as a hub to go around the island. This village, located at the wes...

Read more 29 December 2003

Top 10 things to do in Bali

Bali is a very famous spot to go on a holiday. Most people will book a package tour including flight and hotel. These ho...

Read more 28 December 2003

Ko Similan islands

The islands of Similan are quiet and beautyfull!

Read more 02 March 2003