Vietnam – Halong Bay and Hanoi

I was sooo excited to go to Vietnam, I had heard so many awesome things about it and after two weeks of chilling in Bali I was ready for new adventures.

Even though it was a little bit annoying, to be ripped off by the taxi driver right after arriving in Hanoi, I was happy to be there. And hey, it was somehow my own fault not to have checked in advance  how the currency works and how much I should expect to pay. Continue reading “Vietnam – Halong Bay and Hanoi”

Bali – Canggu, Uluwatu and Kuta

Canggu

If you want to learn surfing in Bali, I think this is the place to be. It is not too busy, one of the cheaper places and it is just really nice. I ended up not surfing here, but I did the other thing that Bali is famous for which is Yoga. I was just in a state of mind at the time that anything with too much action didn’t quite feel right, so I spent my days sleeping in, hanging out on the beach, reading and doing  yoga. It was amazing. Continue reading “Bali – Canggu, Uluwatu and Kuta”

Thailand – Koh Pha-Ngan and Koh Tao

I had been in Thailand for a bit over two weeks now and haven’t seen a beach yet, this screams for a change of scenery: Off to the islands.

I booked a flight from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani with Air Asia, even though I was a bit sceptical about this airline, I can now wholeheartedly say, I like Air Asia. They are cheap and their service is great. Why? Here is the story:
I must have been in complete holiday mode when I packed my stuff, because after checking in my luggage and when trying to get through security to my gate, the lady there told me I had a knife in my hand luggage. Continue reading “Thailand – Koh Pha-Ngan and Koh Tao”

Welcome to Thailand

Welcome to Thailand

When I plan a trip, I don’t usually think about all the things that could go wrong. I just prepare whatever I think is necessary and expect the best. So usually I just freak out really briefly right before the trip. This time was no exception and I worried that my expectations for South East Asia were too high and could never be met or that I would end up not finding any travel buddies and just be alone for 3 months.
Today, 3 days into my trip, I can already say, those worries were unnecessary. Continue reading “Welcome to Thailand”

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