Best places to stay in Bali

Bali fulfills different dreams for different people – from wild parties in Kuta to upscale beachclubs in Seminyak. From family beach vacations in Nusa Dua to honeymoons at luxurious villas. And from surfing on remote beaches to finding your personal zen moment in Ubud. If you want to make sure your vacation is just what you expect it to be, … 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. But there a plenty of taxi scams and there is no public transport, so check out my travel tips for getting around … Continue reading

Perfect Weekend Itinerary: Bratislava

Bratislava sits in a beautiful spot on the Danube River, has a cute old town with the castel towering over it, plenty of sights and good food and entertainment – all at prices much lower than neighboring Prague or Vienna – and, for now, without the tourist crowds. All this makes it the perfect weekend getaway – check out my … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Oman Air Overview

Oman Air is the national carrier of Oman, based in the capital Muscat. It only started flying internationally in 2007 and has earned a four-star rating since. I’ve been impressed with their Business Class as well as their new Muscat Airport Terminal and lounge. If you are planning a trip between Europe and Asia, it’s worth reading on to find … Continue reading

Destination Guide Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Many visitors to Cambodia bypass Phnom Penh and go straight to Angkor Wat or the Beaches of Cambodia – but Phnom Penh is well worth a visit. You’ll get insights into Cambodia’s unique and difficult history as a backdrop for people’s life today. And Phnom Penh is a lot more fun than people give it credit for, with great hotels, … Continue reading

Top Things to Do in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh might not be on top cities to visit lists, but it is a charming city to hang out and a good introduction to Cambodia. You can relax in resort-style hotels in the center of the city at low prices and learn about Cambodia’s history – an important backdrop to understanding the country ad its people today! There is … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Cathay Pacific Airlines Overview

Cathay Pacific is a 5-star airline based in Hong Kong with a long and proud history. They have received a lot of awards and praise over the years and were my favorite airline when I started to fly to Asia. But in recent years they have encountered some turbulence.  Find out more in my “Travel Made Easy” about the fleet, destinations, … Continue reading

Getting around Sihanoukville and to Cambodia’s best beaches

Cambodia has stunning beaches in the area around Sihanoukville and with more flights to the city, taxis to take you around town and speed boats to shuttle you to the islands, they are easier to reach then ever. But the old habits of the local taxi mafi die hard, so check out my tips for Getting Around Sihanoukville to reduce … Continue reading