Phnom Phen and beach retreat in Sihanoukville

Monsoon like rain and flooded streets and us arriving from Vietnam that’s how I started my journey in Cambodia. I decided to go straight to Sihanoukville with three Slovenian guys. So we hopped on the next bus. The four hours

Mekong Delta – Tour from Saigon to Phnom Phen

Three days Mekong Delta trip from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Phen or also known as ‘Tourist-Souvenir-Shopping-Tour’. As you can guess there were a lot of people selling souvenirs everywhere. Lucky enough it was mostly on the first day and

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

More motorbikes than anywhere else in a city, lots of noise, crowds and many backpackers and expats. Ho Chi Minh City, or far more called by it’s old name Saigon, is a huge city in the south of Vietnam. Before

Hoi An and My Son Temple

Hoi’An Heritage Festival – amazing, unexpected, insightful. I was lucky to be in Hoi’An at the same time as the Heritage Festival. I had not booked a hostel before and head to Sunflower Hotel, which is the backpacker paradise. Unfortunately

Hue – crazy train ride and first rainy day

14 hours soft seat over night train to Hue – not a good idea. I wanted to go to Hue on the same day we came back from the Halong Bay cruise. Two hours before the train left I went

Hanoi and Halong Bay – first stop in Vietnam

Hanoi was a welcome change after almost seven weeks in China. Already on the bus to the city center I spotted some differences to China. Of course the differences are massive and Vietnam is independent from China and has adopted

Macau – Photoblog

Words to describe Macau for the rest see the pictures below: Great old Portugies buildings, good food, gambling, more gambling, high living standard, parks, Chinese weddings, expensive hotel, 2 days, free casino shuttle bus, ferry to Hong Kong, dragon boat

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is hard to describe so here are a few stories for you to get an idea of what it is like in Hong Kong and how I have seen it with my eyes. Entering Hong Kong from Shenzhen

Yangshuo – last stop in China

Yangshuo’s surrounding landscape is beautiful but the town is one big tourist trap. When I arrived I was shocked by how touristy it was. I spent the bus ride from Guilin to Yangshuo talking to a guy from Chile. He

Tiger Leaping Gorge hike and Old Town Lijiang

Lijiang has an old town that is only a few years old. It is a small old town only accessible on foot with lots of narrow streets and canals. These are lined with souvenir shops and food stalls as usual.