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

Kop khun ka Bangkok

Eleven million people live in the capital of Thailand. This huge, cosmopolitan, modern city has magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife. You will probably find yourself there more than once during while travelling around Southeast Asia and it would be a shame not exploring further than Kao San Road, … Continue reading Kop khun ka Bangkok

Sukhothai: the Dawn of Happiness

Sukhothai was the capital of the first kingdom of Siam in the 13th century. Sukhothai literally means “Dawn of Happiness.” This ancient city is a popular tourist destination and the temples and monuments have been restored and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site covers an area of approximately 70 square kilometres and is divided … Continue reading Sukhothai: the Dawn of Happiness

Exploring the north of Thailand

Surrounded by the tallest mountains in Thailand, Northern Thailand is cooler than the rest of the rest of the country and shows cultural influences from the neighboring cultures of Myanmar and Yunnan (China). Chiang Mai How to get there: you can either fly to Chiang Mai airport or get there by bus or train. We … Continue reading Exploring the north of Thailand

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

My top 10 places to visit in Southeast Asia

"The sand may brush off, the salt may wash clean, the tans may fade, but the memories will last forever" Port Barton – The Philippines Average daily budget: 25€ per day Best for:  relax, quiet beaches, snorkeling Don´t miss: island hopping tour and solo island adventure Sapa – Vietnam Average daily budget:  20€ per day … Continue reading My top 10 places to visit in Southeast Asia

Wanderlust

I don´t want to wake up one morning to realize the best years of my life are gone and there is no more time to do the things I´ve always wanted to do. So I decided to get out my comfort zone: quit my job, move out of London and flight to the other side of the world. Seeking wanderlust.