Destination Guide Ubud

Planning a trip to Bali? Read why you should add Ubud to your itinerary – the peaceful town surrounded by rice paddies and forests is my favorite place on Bali! My destination guide Bali will help you find the best places to stay and eat without spending a fortune, the top things to see & do while you are in … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Bali – Getting There & Around

Bali fulfills many dreams – from beautiful beaches to lush forests, from surfing the waves to relaxing among the rice paddies, from historic sights to nature & adventure. Thankfully, you can see a lot without spending a fortune – it’s easy and inexpensive to get to Bali and around the island! Read my travel tips for getting around Bali – … Continue reading

Perfect Day: Yangon Itinerary

If you are visiting Myanmar, you will most likely pass through the business capital Yangon and it’s new international airport. Even if you have little time, I recommend to stay over for at least a day and see the sights – the Shwedagon Pagoda is the most impressive, single pagoda I have seen anywhere and alone worth a visit. And … Continue reading

How to find the best place to stay with airbnb in Manila

Planning a trip to Manila, but can’t find a good, affordable hotel where you want to be? Airbnb has arrived in Manila to help! But having lived in Manila for more than three years, there are a few pitfalls for the first-time visitor when picking a place to stay. Let me help you find a great place to stay in … Continue reading

Top things to see and do in Singapore

Singapore was the second most popular Asian city in 2015 with foreign visitors – and it’s easy to see why. It is so easy to visit and get around this English-speaking city that I call it Asia for Beginners. If you are planning a visit for just a day or a few, check out the top things to see and … Continue reading

What is the best area to stay in Singapore?

Singapore is one of the most expensive places in the world, and that includes some of the highest hotel rates! For those sky-high rates, you do get very high standards of accommodation and service. And with a little bit of planning, you can find a good place to stay at a reasonable price in Singapore, Asia for Beginners! Continue after … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Getting around Singapore

I called Singapore “Asia for Beginners” – and one of the things that makes Singapore so easy to visit is the excellent public transportation. From trains and buses to taxis, there are plenty of options and they are all reliable, fast and relatively inexpensive – at least to the high prices for hotels, restaurants and bars in Singapore! Check out … Continue reading

Top 5 Things to do in Sabah, Borneo!

If you are planning a trip to Sabah province in Northern Borneo, Malaysia, you are most likely visiting for the stunning wildlife and natural beauty. And there is certainly a lot to see! But Sabah makes a good allround vacation destination, with beaches for some relaxing in the sun and plenty of restaurants, bars and shops in the capital city … Continue reading