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


Fantastic Foto Friday: Boracay, Philippines

Boracay Beach PanNight2

This photo captured my mood so well – a beautiful sunset over White Beach on Boracay, Philippines, with sails against the horizon as far as the eye can see. Boracay is a great spot to relax and recover from the madness in the city and I can’t wait to go back!

You can read more about my first trip to Boracay years ago and how I experienced Boracay on my last visit!


Fantastic Foto Friday: Bako National Park, Borneo

Borneo SilverMonkeyBaby


Borneo is one of my favorite wildlife destinations and this kind of photo is the reason why: Staring at this baby Silver Leaf Monkey in the wild from up close is such a precious experience and the reason why I love to travel!
For more, read about the destination Sarawak, Borneo
and the Bako National Park where I saw this baby monkey!


Fantastic Foto Friday: Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Monks resting at Angkor Wat


Angkor Wat is one of my favorite historical destinations and this is one of my favorite photos – it so captured the mood of the day, with young monk novices resting at the causeway leading to Angkor Wat.
For more, read my post about the destination Temples of Angkor
and the temple Angkor Wat – the greatest temple in the world



Fantastic Foto Friday – Launch

Welcome to this weeks launch of “Fantastic Foto Fridays”. Some of the most memorable trips in my life were inspired by a single photograph – a great shot of sand dunes in Africa or a street scene in a bustling city. A photo can say more than a thousand words. So, for all of you who are more inspired by … Continue reading

Amazing temples as far as the eye can see – Bagan, Myanmar

Myanmar has been in the news a lot lately – with the opening of the country in 2011, tourists are coming again to the country to see the amazing sights – and it’s well worth it! I went for the first time in 2009, after three aborted attempts, and was stunned by the friendliness of the people and the beauty … Continue reading

My Top 5 Nature & Adventure Destinations

Some of my most memorable trips have been nature and adventure trips: Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat up close & personal is an awe-inspiring experience – from diving with young sea lions to finding lions on your own or seeing Orang Utans! And what’s even better that a dream trip like this doesn’t have to cost a fortune: some … Continue reading