Southeast Asia in 20 days: A backpacker’s budget

Traveling to Southeast Asia is cheaper than it seems, especially if you travel to Asia where accommodation & meals are significantly cheaper than in Europe. Would you believe it if I told you that we spend less than 1,400 € per person traveling 20 days across Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia? This price include all the flights … Continue reading Southeast Asia in 20 days: A backpacker’s budget ...

George Town Penang in 3 days – Street Art and Malaysian Cuisine

George Town in Penang was our second stop in Asia. This tiny island which belongs to Malaysia is situated in the Strait of Malacca. Its street art got itself named hipster capital of Southeast Asia. Its people, gastronomy, and the beauty of its beaches far exceeded our expectations. Penang is art. It is a faded and … Continue reading George Town Penang in 3 days – Street Art and Malaysian Cuisine ...

Two-day trek to see orangutans of the Bukit Lawang jungle in Sumatra

If you travel to Southeast Asia, you cannot return without seeing orangutans in the wild. Where about? Borneo (Malaysia) and Bukit Lawang in Sumatra (Indonesia) are the most common places. We decided on the most natural option, where animals have minimal contact with people and where there are fewer tourists. Let me explain how this … Continue reading Two-day trek to see orangutans of the Bukit Lawang jungle in Sumatra ...

Prambanan Temple, Borobudur Temple and other things to do in Yogyakarta

Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple were must stops on our trip to Southeast Asia. These two great architectural masterpieces are very close to Yogyakarta, the cultural and artistic capital of Java Island in Indonesia. It is incredible that two temples of such beauty are so close to each other. Turns out, the simple reason behind their proximity has … Continue reading Prambanan Temple, Borobudur Temple and other things to do in Yogyakarta ...

Ubud & Surroundings – Things you cannot skip of at the heart of Bali

Ubud, the artistic and cultural center of Bali, is a mandatory stop on your trip through Indonesia. This enclave, surrounded by extensive rice paddies, makes Ubud an essential point for anyone who goes to the island. Ubud is the heart and lung of Bali. This inland town also offers many opportunities for those interested in yoga or … Continue reading Ubud & Surroundings – Things you cannot skip of at the heart of Bali ...

Gili Trawangan – Paradisiacal beaches, dreamy sunsets and nightlife in Gili Islands

Spending two days in Gili Trawangan was a last minute trip, and things would not have been the same without it. This tiny lawless island is full of colorful things: turquoise blue waters, violet sunsets, and unstained white lights when it gets dark. Altogether, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air form the Gili Islands. These … Continue reading Gili Trawangan – Paradisiacal beaches, dreamy sunsets and nightlife in Gili Islands ...