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

Jeepneys are relics from the war, converted to be used as public transport in the Philippines. If you have no idea where you're going, you'll probably lose yourself in the chaos of the Filipino public transport system. To avoid this, ask for directions as soon as you enter the jeepney …

A Weekend of Happiness in Leeuwarden

Not many know about Leeuwarden, the capital of Friesland. Those who do are either born here, come from the surrounding provinces or are German students. Ut het nooit wat weest, en ut sil nooit wat wurde.   Leeuwarden has never been anything, it is nothing and it will never ever be anything. This is …

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

It is worth looking on the floor when walking around in Cambodia. First we were shocked when we saw a burnt $100 banknote. Then we had a closer look and saw that it was just fake money probably used for card games. Apart from the burnt paper notes, loads of playing …

Traveling Cambodia on $13 per day including accommodation, transport, beer & trips

Cambodia is a cheap country. We read this statement in so many travel blogs. After 1 month in Cambodia, crossing 4 countries, we want to reveal how much we spent on accommodation, transport, food and activities. We wanted to prove it: Is Cambodia really as cheap as many travelers claim? All our expenses …

Cambodia: Expectation versus Reality

To explore a new place often goes along with some kind of expectations cooked by many different ingredients. The main ingredients for expectations are objective research on the one hand and on the other hand subjective experiences shared by friends, strangers or online. Expectations have two sides. Create hope and encouragement …