The Ayutthaya Kingdom existed in 1351 to 1767. During this time it was the trading capital of Asia boasting with palaces, ceremonies and huge floats of merchant boats from all over the world. It was attacked by the Burmese army who burned the city to the ground and forced the inhabitants to abandon the city. Today, … Continue reading AYUTTHAYA – Going Back in Time (Thailand)
After almost one year traveling full time we have managed to narrow our packing list down to the bare essentials. This is what is in our bags: 1. Eben's Backpack (Check-in) 5 x Shorts 2 x Swim shorts 7 x T-shirts 1 x Collar shirt (for embassy's) 1 x pair of Jeans 1 x pair … Continue reading What to Pack When Traveling Full Time?
We share some travel tips on how to travel Phi Phi island on a budget. It is actually not so difficult to arrange your own transport and tours instead of making use of a travel agency. Here is how we did it: How to get to Phi Phi island from Phuket We made use … Continue reading How to count your pennies on Phi Phi Island…with kids
Travel guide and tips for exploring Kuching Kuching is the capital of Sarawak and home to the most hospitable people. Here your tastebuds will also be treated to the most extraordinary tastes and flavours. Getting Around Drive around by making use of the local bus system or alternatively just order a Grab car on your … Continue reading Exploring Sarawak’s Kuching…with kids
The largest man-made lake in South East Asia surrounded by the world's oldest rainforest? This had to be investigated! Lake Kenyir was named after Kenyir River, one of many rivers whose level rose due to the construction of Jenagor Dam. This resulted in the mountains and hills being submerged to become 340 little islands. … Continue reading ROAD TRIP TO LAKE KENYIR…WITH KIDS
Sand as white and soft as cotton...the name says it all...Kapas (Cotton in Malay) Kapas island is situated only 6 km east of Marang, Malaysia but the trip on our ferry felt like an eternity. Smashing through the waves I held onto my two girls, being super paranoid that they will be swept off the … Continue reading Malaysia’s Cotton Island, Kapas…with kids