Our road trip around Australia is history. What now? We continue our travels. Our plan is to be back in Switzerland for Christmas which is almost two months from now. Plenty of time to do a bit more travelling. Read on to find out why we decided for a stopover in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading
Our road trip around Australia is history. With a smile on our face we now think back to the great time we had. The last 11 months have been wonderful. We crossed the Simpson Desert, we celebrated New Year’s Eve in Sydney, we met so many lovely people on the road, we enjoyed close encounters with Koalas, experienced the real Outback and many other things off the beaten track. Continue reading
Do you like coffee? We love coffee. Good coffee. On our road trip around Australia we drank quite a many cappuccinos and started to wonder why the coffee taste and texture of the milk froth can be so different depending on who is making it. We wanted to find out the secrets about how to make the perfect cup and attended a barista course in Fremantle last week. It was worth every cent.
One year ago we left the Maldives for good. For three years we called the Lhaviyani Atoll our home. We often think back to the great time we had and we miss the great diving on the Maldives a lot. We dived in the waters of the Indian Ocean almost every day and we did more than 1000 dives in the Lhaviyani Atoll. Continue reading
Have you thought about where to spend New Year’s Eve? What about going to Sydney to watch the world-famous fireworks? Last year we celebrated New Year’s Eve in Sydney and it was definitely a night to remember. Read on if you want to know how we prepared for the perfect night and what we would do differently next time. Continue reading
Nine month ago we arrived in Australia with two backpacks and a one year holiday visa. How exiting. But we were far away from home without a home. Not a problem for us as we knew how our new home should look like and luckily it didn’t take us long to find our perfect home for our one year road trip. Since nine months we call a Toyota Landcruiser Troopcarrier or Troopy our home. Do you wonder how it is to live in a car with limited space? Is it freedom? Continue reading
Have you ever heard of the Purnululu National Park? Most Australians know this national park under another name: The Bungle Bungles. The red and black banded domes look like beehives and are a natural wonder. The incredible beauty and the outstanding geological value are the main features why the national park was World Heritage listed in 2003. Continue reading
The Komodo National Park is very high up on the bucket lists of many travellers. Especially scuba divers are flocking in from all over the world to dive on some of the world best dive sites in our oceans. Others are more interested in the animals that live above the water, the Komodo dragons.
But how does a small community like Labaun Bajo and the fragile environment of the Komodo National Park cope with this stream of tourists?
In this blog post we will tell you more about the Komodo National Park and how you can explore the beauty of this park in an eco-friendly way. Continue reading
Diving in the Komodo National Park was on our bucket list for a long time. Last week, our dream of sailing through the Komodo National Park and diving on some of the world’s best dive spots came true. Continue reading
The three Indonesian islands called the Gilis northwest of Lombok are no longer a secret. They have been discovered by backpackers for quite a while now. No wonder, the three Gili Islands are stunning and everybody will find its own paradise on one of the three islands. They are all so different from each other. We checked them all out and we will tell you why you should put the Gilis on your bucket list. Continue reading