5 Things that prove that Bohol was once inhabited by Giants

Travelling the Philippines is like immersing yourself into an ocean of fairy tales. Each island opens a new chapter to another fabulous world full of magic and mystery. Today we'll tell you the fairy tale of Bohol, the most visited island in the Central Visayas Nobody told us that we were heading to …

10 Things you might Wonder about when Visiting Bali for the First Time

1. Dwarapala (Bedogol in Balinese) Already when you leave the airport of Denpasar, you approach those awkward looking statues, that are placed mostly in front of temple entrances. They have a human body, but their scary faces resemble dragons or monkeys with sharp teeth and wide-open eyes. In Hindu culture, those statues …

Philippines: a peculiar folk – 25 reasons to love and hate the Filipino people

Things that we find awkward 1. How can you eat pork all the time and I don't mean the good parts? It smells burnt in the Philippine streets. Barbecue is very common here, especially grilled pork. Don't expect to get a typical Western steak or roast. Usually there is a list of …

Our arrival in the Philippines

We arrived in Manila on the 11th of January. We arranged to stay for a few nights at a Couchsurfing host. He told us he lives close to the airport. We arrived in the night so we had enough time to find our way. Just as in Malaysia, public transport …

How much it cost us to travel Bali for a month

Here's a list of our expenses on Bali. All prices mentioned in Indonesian rupiah (€ 1 is worth approximately 15,133 IDR (exchange rate on 21/01/2016)). Accommodation We spent 1,200,000 in accommodation. We stayed in Soca House in Ubud; we stayed with Couchsurfers for the rest of the stay. Transportation and entrance fees We took …

Leaving Bali for the Philippines with a short stop in Malaysia

In our last week, we spent new year's eve in Ubud. All the big festivities would be organized in Kuta but it would be impossible to get into town with all the traffic. Besides, we wouldn't be able to drink before driving back. The expensive hotels had their own parties …

Air Terjun: The Full List of Waterfalls in Bali

Heat can become a real burden in Bali. In combination with the high humidity it can literally drag one down, making it tiring to set a step out of the air-conditioned coffee shop. While staying in Ubud, we tried to beat the load of heat rays by looking for cool water …

15 things to do in Ubud for the budget traveller

1. If you don't rent a scooter, it can be difficult to get around Public transport on an island is commonly known to be unreliable to practically non existing. The same is true for Bali. Renting a scooter is the best way to explore the island in full depth, choosing your …