Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Traveling in Java Part 3: Kawah Ijen

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If you are in Java and want to see something really spectacular, you should visit Kawah Ijen Volcano! It is an active volcano in East Java, not far away from Banyuwangi, the city from where you can take a ferry to go to Bali. Ijen volcano has the world’s largest acidic volcanic crater lake called Kawah Ijen. It is famous for its turquoise color. Read More →

Traveling in Java Part 2: Mount Bromo

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Mount Bromo is one of the active volcanos in Indonesia and most probably one of the most popular travel destination in Java. I spent 3 night in the village Cemoro Lawang right next to Bromo and absolutely loved it. Having all the time I wanted to explore, relax, and enjoy Bromo and its beautiful surroundings. Here are traveling information and tips for your Bromo Trip.
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Central Java by bike: Borobudur, Dieng and more

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There are many beautiful places to see around Central Java! I started from Yogyakarta, and when I first got there, my plan was to only see Borobudur. But…after some research and talking to other travelers, there were suddenly many new pin points on my map.
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Penang’s best: what to do & see

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Penang, an island in Malaysia on the west coast of pen uncial Malaysia. It is a must-visit place in the country, as it has so much to offer. It is also said to have the best food in Malaysia. If you ever plan a trip to this amazing country, do not skip Penang. Here are my favorite nine spots to see and explore in Penang.
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Thailand night buses: be alarmed!

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This is a short post from Thailand with a warning for my fellow travelers. Be very careful and alert when you travel by night buses in Thailand, especially those leaving from Khao San Road! Prices do seem to be very cheap and attractive (we ended up paying only 800 Baht = 20€ from Bangkok to Koh Phi Phi). Read More →

Koh Chang: best spots for sunset

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Koh Chang is one of the nearest island from Bangkok. It takes 6 hours with the bus or 4 hours with the mini bus from Bangkok till Trat, the city from where you would have to take the ferry. Depending on where the bus will drop you off, you either have to drive with the taxi another 40 min to the pier or just go to the ferry. Read More →

Dalat, Vietnam: what to see & do

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Dalat is quite different from everything you have visited in Vietnam. The city is located 1500m above the sea level and has typical mountain climate: it can get very warm during the day when the sun comes out and very cold during the night, so you might need a warm jacket and a scarf.

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Mui Ne: 5 things to do and see

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Mui Ne, just 5-6 hours with sleeper bus from Ho Chi Minh City. Located along the eastern coast line in Vietnam, Mui Ne offers many attractions and interesting places to explore. Here are my top 5 things to do and see in Mui Ne.

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Presents, packaging and post office in Rishikesh, India.

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It is always nice to buy and receive presents, but it is even nicer to receive those from a foreign or exotic country. That is why I decided to get some presents for my family from India! I also heard that it is very easy to send the package from Rishikesh, as the post works pretty good here.

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Southeast Asia – My Travel Plan

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As some of you might already know, I am going to pursue my dream and go traveling. I’ve always been addicted to travel and exploring new countries, cultures and hidden places… A few weeks from now i am off to my big adventure to southeast asia. I’ve been asked what is actually my itinerary and my plan for those few month. After giving it some thought i must tell you the truth: i have no idea, i have no real plan or fixed itinerary. What i know for sure is the list of countries i would like to visit (plus/minus 1 country)

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