Category Archives: ASIA

Why you should never pet a Tarsier

Sleeping Tarsier

I was walking in silence behind our guide, trying not to make any noise along the tiny path. We were surrounded by tight bamboo trees searching for the tiniest primate on earth, the Philippine Tarsier. Suddenly, the guide stopped. I nearly ran into him as I was looking into the trees, but managed to stop […]

Jodhpur itinerary – How to spend 1 or 2 days in the Blue City

Jodhpur itinerary

Get ready to skip past persistent cows in narrow blue-painted alleyways, press your way through colorful saris, and walk in the king’s footsteps in the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort overlooking the Blue City. We are in Jodhpur, the second largest city in colorful Rajasthan, “the land of kings”. While I will recommend a minimum of a […]

11 breathtaking Philippines off the beaten track destinations

Caramoan Islands from above

With over 7000 islands, the Philippines is a travelers paradise. However, like so many other places in the world, there are only a few places that are massively frequented by tourists. Consequently, some destinations are experiencing overtourism while others stay hidden gems. For the best travel experience and less pressure on locals, wildlife and natural […]

Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park – an undiscovered paradise

Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park

Sohoton Natural Bridge Natural Park is divided by the Sohoton river which is surrounded by thick, lush jungle covering majestic limestone cliffs. There are trips taking you by Bangka (traditional Philippine wooden boat) to the Panhulugan Cave where you can continue kayaking to the Natural Bridge. This is, without doubt, one of the most amazing […]

Diving with the cutest shark on earth

Thresher shark Philippines

Diving with a cute shark? How can a shark be cute you might be thinking. Have you seen the animated movie Shark Tale? One of the main characters in Shark Tale is a vegetarian shark called Lenny. He is really cute. And yes, I love animation movies. I actually dragged my boyfriend to the cinema […]

Chasing waterfalls in Biliran

Chasing waterfalls in Biliran

Lush green palm tree jungle surrounds us when we park the scooter. We walk for about half an hour, and the only sign of human interaction is the path we walk on and bunches of cut coconuts laying by the side. The green gets tighter as we walk, and some places we can´t avoid getting […]