A photo impression of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

A photo impression of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

There’s really no good way to describe Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Walking around your senses get attacked with so many smells, sights and sounds, you’re on complete overload. The streets are…

Discovering Cat Ba Island by scooter

Discovering Cat Ba Island by scooter

When we got to Cat Ba Island it was raining on and off and it stayed that way our first day there. We were reconsidering our choice to stay, maybe…

Our Halong Bay experience

Our Halong Bay experience

As I watch our son sleep in his travel bed I’m amazed by his ability to adapt. Just this morning we were in a hotel room in Hanoi, now we’re…

From Bunaken to Hanoi via Yogyakarta and Kuala Lumpur

From Bunaken to Hanoi via Yogyakarta and Kuala Lumpur

On September 2nd we left Bunaken with lots of pain in our hearts and a promise to return. We spend 7 lovely days there and wished we could have stayed…

Diving on Bunaken

Diving on Bunaken

We’ve been on Bunaken a few days now and have done some dives. It’s really an underwater aquarium here and Jimmy, the local guide at Happy Gecko, is a genius…

Visiting Tangkoko NP with a small child

Visiting Tangkoko NP with a small child

Tangkoko National Park near Bitung, North-Sulawesi, Indonesia was the first National Park we visited with our son during our 10-month adventure. The park is quite accessible, so very doable with kids. …

Review: Sendowan Baru guesthouse, North Sulawesi

Review: Sendowan Baru guesthouse, North Sulawesi

We were so lucky we found this hidden gem! Sendowan Baru in North Sulawesi, Indonesia is a great place to spend some time with or without kids. A real home…

Sriwijaya Airlines

Sriwijaya Airlines

Yesterday we decided to take a flight from Makassar in South-Sulawesi to Manado in North-Sulawesi. We were stuck in a hotel in Makassar, a noisy and dirty city we didn’t…

Makassar, South Sulawesi to Amurang, North Sulawesi

Makassar, South Sulawesi to Amurang, North Sulawesi

We soon found out making a last minute booking at Bunaken in high season isn’t as easy as it sounds. So we kept looking and found a listing on Airbnb…

Makassar – South Sulawesi

Makassar – South Sulawesi

Somehow Makassar wasn’t quite the place we thought it would be. It sounded a lot more promising when we read the information on the internet, but in our experience it’s…

Kuala Lumpur: first time in a big city with our son

Kuala Lumpur: first time in a big city with our son

On August 1st we took a flight from Bali, Indonesia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We’ve been in Kuala Lumpur for 9 days now and had a pretty good time here….

Review: Taos House Lembongan

Review: Taos House Lembongan

We weren’t very impressed with Lembongan at first, but the move to Taos House made all the difference. What a lovely place to stay! The lush garden, nice swimming pool…

Review: Shipwrecks Beach Resort Lembongan

Review: Shipwrecks Beach Resort Lembongan

Unfortunately our introduction with Nusa Lembongan wasn’t what we had hoped for. After buying a way too expensive return boat ticket and letting someone stupidly convince us to have him…

Cheapest way to get to Nusa Lembongan, Bali

Cheapest way to get to Nusa Lembongan, Bali

How to get to Nusa Lembongan? Getting from Sanur to Nusa Lembongan (or Ubud to Nusa Lembongan via Sanur) really isn’t rocket science. But… it’s easy to overpay. So let…

Review: Balinese cooking class Ubud

Review: Balinese cooking class Ubud

I’ve always wanted to learn Asian cooking, but somehow I was never motivated enough to do a cooking class whilst on holiday. Until we went to Ubud. And I can…

Travel with kids: 10 major differences

Travel with kids: 10 major differences

Travel with kids, is it really so different? Yes it is! Before we left on our Big Adventure we had some ideas about how traveling with an infant and later…

First time Bali: things we noticed

First time Bali: things we noticed

Having never been to Indonesia before, Bali was a great new adventure for us. As first timers there are a few things that really stood out for us. 1. Amazing…

How to get cheap mobile internet in Indonesia

How to get cheap mobile internet in Indonesia

When we first arrived in Indonesia, we just went to one of the many mobile phone stores/counters and asked them for a mobile internet package. This turned out much more…

Review: Manduca babycarrier

Review: Manduca babycarrier

We’ve had our Manduca babycarrier since our little one was about 1 month old. It seemed more practical than the 5 meter long wrap that frankly I was struggling with…

Amed – East Bali

Amed – East Bali

We didn’t really do our homework before going to Bali, so we thought that maybe we could do some diving from Sanur. There are lots of dive operations there, but…


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