Top things to do in Bali

Bali is a relatively small island. With 2 weeks you have plenty of time to navigate through the island and enough to spare to relax on one of the many beaches. Best beaches Kuta beach; this beach has a nice long stretch of white sand. With the massive waves it’s great for surfing. One of…

Tropical Gili’s

The Gili’s are 3 small islands just of the coast of Lombok. Come here when looking for a tropical retreat on an island away from the island. Relax on the beach, swim in crystal clear waters or go cycling around the island and watch the sunset. But don’t leave the island without seeing a turtle.…

Must do in Hong Kong

With 5 full days in Hong, what to do what to do? Luckily Hong Kong is no boring place to be. It’s vibrant and not just like any other Asian city. Although I can tell you so much about all the great things to do, here are my personal highlights. Happy Valley Horse racing I…

Culture shock in Manila

After clean and punctual Japan I had to make a 180° switch to dirty and chaotic Manila. Due to bad planning I only stayed in the Philippines for 4 days and unfortunately not on one of those beautiful islands. Nonetheless I did have some interesting and random encounters here. Upon arrival I instantly noticed how…

Shopping in Tokyo

My last but not least stop in Japan was Tokyo. What to do in 5 days in this overwhelming, neon-light, modern city? Akihabara Also known as electric town where electronic fanatics like I could spend days browsing through the many 8 floor high stores. My personal favorite and biggest store is Yodobashi; if it’s pluggable,…

The Shinkansen to Hiroshima

Everyone knows Hiroshima because of the first atomic bomb that was dropped here in 1945. Therefore the Peace Park is the main tourist attraction, with the Peace Memorial Museum and the A-Bomb Dome that is the only building that survived the blast. Take it all in and after 2 hours you’ve completely strolled through the…