Fantastic Foto Friday: Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

The Gardens by the Bay are one of my favorite places to visit in Singapore. With the two stunning domes, creating unique environments, the lush gardens and the unique SuperTrees, it offers natural beauty and a feat of engineering at the same time. 
This shot is taking from the (very nice) Lavo Restaurant at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. Check out my Singapore Guide to start planning your own trip to Singapore!

Lonely Planet Top 10 Cities to visit in 2019

Every year Lonely Planet, my favorite travel guides, publishes a list of top destinations to visit. The countries and cities Lonely Planet selects are usually beautiful places that are just making it (back) onto traveler’s lists, yet before they become mainstream and the tour buses arrive. That always makes for an intriguing list to check out and find inspiration for … Continue reading

Lonely Planet Top 10 Countries to visit in 2019

Every year Lonely Planet, my favorite travel guides, publishes a list of top destinations to visit. The countries and cities Lonely Planet selects are usually beautiful places that are just making it (back) onto traveler’s lists, yet before they become mainstream and the tour buses arrive. That always makes for an intriguing list to check out and find inspiration for … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Kota Kinabalu is the gateway to the untouched nature and wildlife of Northern Borneo. And while the trips to the Orang Utan rehabilitation center, the remote Danum Valley or Mount Kinabalu are all high on my list of recommendations, the city itself has a lot to offer: with a good museum, sandy beaches and island hopping tours, you can easily fill your days. And the views along the city’s waterfront are stunning anytime of day!
Check out my Destination Guide Kota Kinabalu and start planning your own adventure to Borneo!

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Poznan, Poland

Poznan in Western Poland, also known under the former German name Posen, has a beautiful old town in the center that invites for a leisurely stroll, nice restaurants around the lively market square and beautifully restored historic sights. And you can enjoy all of that with fewer tourists than Gdansk or Krakow and at lower prices than what you’ll pay … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Sunset at the Riverfront in Kuching, Borneo

Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, in Southern Borneo is a city with character. And the best way to experience it is with a stroll at sunset along the riverfront promenade. Families, friends and lovers will all be out, enjoying the cooler evening hours and the great views, enjoying some tasty streetfoot or a quiet conversation. So, join them for a nice evening in the prettiest spot of Kuching!
Check out my Guide to Kuching for your own wildlife adventure mixed with quiet evenings!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Wroclaw’s Old Town

Wroclaw in Poland, the former Breslau, has a beautifully restored Old Town with a lively Market Place, stunning Town Hall and impressive church island along the Oder river! With lots of low-cost flights to the city from all over Europe and prices much lower than in Western Europe, it makes for a great weekend getaway! Check out my Perfect Weekend Itinerary Wroclaw to start planning your own getaway!

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw in Western Poland, also known under the German name Breslau, is a beautiful city with a charming market at it’s heart, an impressive church island in the Oder river and great food and drink to enjoy a summer evening. All of that can be had for far less than in Western Europe, making Wroclaw a great weekend getaway – … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Street Art in Manila

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, has many faces. On TV, you often only see the face of natural disaster and developing-world-politics. But it also has trendy bars, modern restaurants and great street art. You’ll find a lot of large scale works in the new Financial District of Bonifacio Global City – check it out on your visit to Manila!

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Shop & Splurge in Bangkok

You are kicking of your vacation in South East Asia with a weekend of great dining and pampering in Bangkok? Or want to do some last minute shopping before you head home? Or you just want to get away for a fun weekend with the best nightlife in South East Asia – I have the perfect weekend itinerary Bangkok for … Continue reading