Farmer on the trek towards the Bada scenic area - How to visit the Yuanyang Rice Terraces, Yunnan, China

How to Visit the Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Visiting the Yuanyang Rice Terraces was without a shadow of doubt one of the highlights of our 2-week trip in ...
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Food at the night market - Travel expenses in Brunei

A look at our Travel Expenses in Brunei

Although Brunei is located in Southeast Asia, it is not a backpacker destination as so many of the other neighbouring ...
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The garden around Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque - Things to do in Brunei

The Best Things to Do in Brunei

The little Sultanate of Brunei is seldom considered as a travel destination because, quite frankly, there aren’t a whole lot ...
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The village market of bandaneira selling spices of course! The view from the Cilu Bintang Estate in Bandaneira, Spicing it up at the Banda Islands Maluku Indonesia

The Cost of Traveling in Indonesia

What is the cost of traveling in Indonesia? The answer to that lies in your travel style, where exactly you ...
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The Jeepney in Baguio - How to get to San Fernando la Union from Manila

How to Get to San Fernando La Union from Manila

San Fernando La Union is a city in the Ilocos region, the north-western territory in the Philippines. Despite being the ...
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Maldives 2 - Most Romantic Destinations

Most Romantic Destinations Around the Globe by Travel Bloggers

Looking for a romantic getaway? We’ve got you covered! We’ve asked 32 travel bloggers to share their favorite romantic destinations, ...
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The lush fields around the baliem valley

The Tribes and Mummies of the Baliem Valley, Papua

There are remote places in Indonesia, and then there are remote places in Papua, Indonesia, a land of rich traditions ...
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Pasir Panjang, kei kecil

Finding Paradise in the Kei Islands of Maluku

If you’re looking for Indonesia’s most beautiful pristine white-sand beaches, look no further…. we can easily tell you that they’re ...
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Tamkesi village with the backdrop of the sacred mountain, seen whilst exploring west timor, indonesia

Tribes and Sacrifices – Exploring West Timor, Indonesia

West Timor, Indonesia was not on our original itinerary when we initially made a plan for our extended travels around ...
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beach hut homestays are always a good idea in pulau kri, Raja Ampat on a budget

A guide for Traveling to Raja Ampat on a Budget (of €30 a day!)

Let’s get one thing straight, Raja Ampat is remote, and in our experience, the more remote places in Indonesia are ...
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Guning Api as seen from banda besar viewpoint, Spicing it up at the Banda Islands Maluku Indonesia

Spicing it up in the Banda Islands, Maluku

If you’re looking for some dreamy, charming and relatively undeveloped islands to get off the beaten path in Indonesia, consider ...
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Close up of the Tau Tau Statuettes at the Lemo burial site near Rantepao in Tana Toraja

Living Among the Dead in Tana Toraja

Understanding the death culture in Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi is no easy task. Whilst funerary rites in the western world ...
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padar island viewpoint -featured image for travelling accross Flores Island Indonesia

Traveling Across Flores Island, Indonesia

Flores Island, Indonesia is one of the most visited islands in the country, along with Bali and Lombok, given its ...
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Sunset over Kri Island, Raja Ampat, Papua - Our Best Travel Moments this year 2017

2017 Recap – Our Best Travel Moments This Year

2017 has certainly been an exciting travel year for us! We left home to start traveling full-time in March and ...
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Alor Besar - All About Alor Island, Indonesia

All About Alor Island, Indonesia

The Alor Archipelago is composed of multiple islands, with the main one, Alor Island having the same namesake as the ...
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We'ekuri lagoon - Things to do on Sumba Island Indonesia

10 Things to do on Sumba Island, Indonesia

Where exactly is Sumba island? When we first started planning our travels in Indonesia, one of the first things we ...
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Panormic of Mount Bromo - Mount Bromo Sunrise and Kawah Ijen Blue Flames in 2 days (without a tour)

Mount Bromo Sunrise and Kawah Ijen Blue Flames Without a Tour

The hiking trips to view both the Mount Bromo sunrise and Kawah Ijen blue flames in eastern Java are amongst ...
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The swing - All about traveling to Karimunjawa Island in Java Indonesia

All about traveling to Karimunjawa Islands in Java Indonesia

A few kilometres off the northern coast of Java, lie the beautiful Karimunjawa islands, an archipelago with a very slow-paced, ...
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Discus Fish - Diving with Diabetes

Diving with Diabetes – Blowing Bubbles to a Chronic Illness

Diving with diabetes has been a taboo subject in the industry for many years. Many clubs and schools have outright ...
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Travel expenses in Timor-Leste

Travel Expenses in Timor-Leste (Timor-Leste Travel Advice)

The youngest country in Southeast Asia is not a popular destination with backpackers mostly due to its reputation for being ...
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Botanic gardens path - 3 days in singapore

Travel Expenses in Singapore – What We Spent and How

Singapore is frequently featured on most Southeast Asia itineraries mostly due to its proximity to Malaysia and Indonesia and its ...
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How to Get to the Mythical Jaco Island in Timor-Leste – A Guide

Have you ever wanted to go somewhere badly but you didn’t know how to get there or what you would ...
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the infamous dili microlets - - Things to do in Dili

Things to do in Dili on a Budget – a Guide to Timor-Leste Travel

Dili is the sleepy capital of Timor-Leste (East Timor), a country which makes up one half of the island of ...
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Buddha over Borobodur - Places to visit and what to do in Yogyakarta

Places to Visit and What to do in Yogyakarta

Close to Borobodur, the world famous UNESCO World-Heritage Site, Yogyakarta (commonly called “Jogja”), is a sprawling town in Java and ...
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