Pai is a lovely backpackers' village in the Northwest of Thailand, 3 hours west of Chiang Mai. This is a practical guide full of tips for first-timers who would like to know how to get to Pai, where to stay, where to eat and drink, when to go, etc.
Hanoi is an enchanting city that never bores. I just love the vibrant atmosphere, especially the Old Quarter. Streets full of people sitting on those tiny plastic stools, eating street food and drinking bia hoi. Now this is Vietnam! So what are the
Going to Budapest, the capital of Hungary? Great plan! Or still wondering about it? Budapest is not a gloomy city, as some people may think. Looking for an affordable city trip with beautiful architecture, a rich cultural history, tasty local food
Have you ever heard of Jerez de la Frontera? This mid-size city is located in the Andalusian region of Spain, 1.5 hours south of Seville. Major cities such as Barcelona, Madrid and Granada get overwhelmed by tourists these days. Time to explore a
In this blog series I share my experiences with the Middle Eastern countries that I visited. In this episode: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Middle East Once upon a time, when I was still working in nuclear medicine, I did a lot of business
Fattoria Poggio Alloro in San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy is by far my favorite agriturismo. Basically 'agriturismo' means accommodation at a farm. In this case, the fabulous farm of the Italian Fioroni family, who runs their agriturismo full of
Have you been to Bali yet? This stunning island made a great impression on me. There are so many reasons why everyone should go to Bali at least once in their lifetime, I decided to set up this Bali-ABC. Accommodation Bali has a fantastic range
Namibia is gorgeous. Let that be crystal clear. Wild animals, coast line, massive sand dunes... This former German colony has a lot to offer and the great thing is: not many tourists seem to know about it (yet). Namibia felt like an adventure yet
Coming back home feeling even more tired than when you left for holidays. Sounds familiar? My friend Melissa (35) from Amsterdam just came back again from Ibiza, looking all fresh, more energetic and slimmer than ever! How the hell does she do that?!
If you like adventure and discover new regions, surprise yourself with Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. Get to know the bright side of the Middle East, the Beirut that Lebanese people get to enjoy every day. Not what is shown on the news? Of