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Koh Phangan – a Tropical Escape for All the Senses

This post has been written in cooperation with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Visiting Koh Phangan, the lovely little sister island to Koh Samui, is a diverse sensory experience. You can see, see, hear, smell, taste, touch and even feel what it’s like once you set your foot on the magical land. Experience Koh …

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15 Best Places to Visit in Cambodia

It’s been a while since I visited Cambodia. That’s why I invited Delilah from www.ourtravelmix.com to cover the best places in Cambodia, since she came back from the country only a few months ago. Already back when I went there myself, Cambodia was already changing. Today, you’ll come across a popular destination with good tourist …

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Best Koh Phangan Resorts and Hotels for All Budgets (2021 Guide)

As low key as Koh Phangan still is, the amount of resorts and hotels in Koh Phangan keeps growing rapidly. While staying for a few months on the island, I was able to experience that firsthand. What looked like abandoned patches of land have filled up with fancy bungalows within months! All rushing to cash …

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25 Shanghai Tips: What to Know Before You Visit Shanghai

Back in 2010, I lived in Shanghai for 3 months. Thanks to a recent business trip, I was able to see Shanghai anew, all fresh and shining. As I had already spent a good amount of time in Shanghai, it all seemed pretty normal to me. But since I was visiting the city with colleagues …

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20 Best Things to Do in Baku Azerbaijan (and Around)

I must say I didn’t know much about Azerbaijan before going there. I barely remembered Baku was the capital and that they had rich oil reserves… That was it. But a trip to Baku Azerbaijan and surrounding areas opened my eyes and I discovered a multi-faceted country with rich culture and history. I went on …

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Leyte, an Unexplored Corner of the Philippines

The people in Leyte are more resilient than most places. They’ve survived one of the worst tropical storms in the history, which left their homes in tatters and claimed the lives of beloved family members. Still, they recovered, proudly rebuilt their homes and are looking towards future with hope. Welcome to Leyte, a Filipino island …

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Kalanggaman Island: A Paradise Discovered

Kalanggaman Island, also known as Calangaman, is a pristine islet in the Philippines with gorgeous white-sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise water. It’s nearly impossible to put into words how incredibly beautiful this speck of land is. No Kalanggaman Island description will do it justice. It left me absolutely speechless. Already the first glimpses of …

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The Complete Guide to Food in Cebu City

Perhaps you have heard from other travellers that the Philippines is not exactly a foodie’s paradise and, if you’re vegetarian or vegan, you might starve before you find proper food. It’s true. The Philippines’ eating habits are largely based on meat. But if you dig deeper below the surface, you’ll find an amazing variety of …

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Best Desert Adventure in Dubai: Hot Air Balloon

Have you ever flown in a hot air balloon? It’s such a surreal experience, right? Now, imagine you’re doing it over an incredibly special area, like smooth-looking, golden desert sand. If that doesn’t sound unique enough to you, then picture this: You’re going to be flying as the sun rises. Expect a spectacle of shades …

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Koh Lanta Activities: 20 Best Things to Do

Let me invite you to the paradise island of Koh Lanta! Why? What if I told you this island is perfect for travellers to Thailand who want to stay away from crazy parties? Ko(h) Lanta is one of Thailand’s largest islands. It has resisted rapid tourist development like no other island in the country. Probably because it’s …

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