The Importance of Stopovers and Timeouts while Traveling

When we decided to start a travel blog, we already assumed that we wouldn't always travel and write about it. Sooner or later we would reach the point when we would be tired of jumping borders and chasing flights, making us crave for a little stopover. Being able to live a …

Catsitting in Prague

We spent about a week in Prague taking care of a cat and we spend some days camping afterwards. We are still in Prague, making plans for what to do next. These are the pictures from our first catsitting adventure. And to finish off, here are some old pictures …

Return of Winter in April – Hitchhiking Czech Republic

In the late April we started our Eastern Europe trip. The challenge is to travel all summer long in the cheapest way. Already in the first week we felt that this summer is gonna be an unusually cold one. This may influence our idea of camping in the wilderness. Berlin We spent …

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 …

From island to island in the Philippines

Bohol and Panglao Last time we wrote about our arrival in Tagbilaran, the main city on Bohol Island. The town was just another crowded, noisy place so we were glad when we checked in at a nice place called Coco Farm on Panglao Island the next morning. Panglao is a smaller …

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 …

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 …

The Bali scooter nightmare: how we managed to get our scooter repaired 4 times

Finding a scooter rental for a decent price as a foreigner on Bali isn't as easy any more. Prices are going up a lot. For Australians it's very cheap to fly here; for them everything is cheap and they are willing to pay the price. Salesmen will often translate the …