Cruising Komodo

Komodo National Park is one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a Biosphere Reserve due to its rich marine and terrestrial biodiversity. It is located in the center of the Indonesian archipelago and includes three mayor islands: Komodo, Rinja and Padar, as well as numerous smaller islands. This region is famous for being home of … Continue reading Cruising Komodo

Mount Rinjani: on top of the world

Indonesia is a fascinating country for its nature, culture and wonderful people. Situated between the Indian and Pacific oceans, it is the world's largest island country with more than thirteen thousand islands. I was lucky enough to explore eleven of them during my two months trip around the country: Lombok, Gili Air, Komodo, Rinca, Flores, … Continue reading Mount Rinjani: on top of the world

Tourist visa to Southeast Asian countries

This is a list of the visa requirements for Europe Union citizens: The Philippines Visa on arrival is free up to 30 days. Vietnam Visa on arrival is free up to 15 days for passport holders of Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Norway and UK. E-Visa online is available for all Europe Union citizens … Continue reading Tourist visa to Southeast Asian countries

Exotic fruits in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has some of the world's most delicious and strangest fruits I have never seen. Here is some advice about the taste and properties of the most popular ones. Pitaya AKA Dragon Fruit This bright pink fruit is widely popular in all Southeast Asian countries in either the white or red version. It has … Continue reading Exotic fruits in Southeast Asia

My top 10 travel apps

Smart phones have made travelling so easy, in a small device you got all the information and tools needed to make your trip happen. Find below my favorite ones: XE Currency converter XE is a free Exchange Rate App for travelers in foreign countries as you get accurate live historical chart on a single screen. … Continue reading My top 10 travel apps

My travel essentials

During 9 months travelling I realized some things I packed were completely useless in Southeast Asia and some made my backpacker life way much easier. This is a list of my travel essentials: Tiger balm You can find it everywhere in Southeast Asia. It is a great mosquito bite relief and also good for headache … Continue reading My travel essentials

Tips to save money in Southeast Asia

These are some tips I wish I would have known. Use them wisely.   Don´t book accommodation in advance through the internet, especially if you have to pre-pay with a card. The currency exchange rate and other fees your bank might apply are sometimes higher than the price of the dorm bed. Also you won´t … Continue reading Tips to save money in Southeast Asia