Raja Ampat for backpacker

Raja Ampat for backpacker

Raja Ampat for backpacker is possibe

Isolated islands, untouched reefs, wild and stunning landscape, all that is waiting for you in Raja Ampat. It is a remote destination and offers one of the world’s best diving. Although Raja Ampat is an expensive destination, it is possible to travel on a budget (but not on a low-budget). Our tips help to make Raja Ampat for backpacker possible. Continue reading

What if routine starts to dominate the island life in paradise?

What if routine starts to dominate the island life in paradise?

What if routine starts to dominate the island life in paradise?

Have you ever experienced island life and worked on a remote island? During the last years, we have spent time on different islands in Thailand, Indonesia and the Maldives. Since one year we live and work on the small island Pef in the middle of Raja Ampat. Scuba diving is spectacular and the dive sites in Raja Ampat are amongst the best in the world. The landscape is breathtaking and the resorts are little places of heaven on earth. But what if routine sneaks in and starts to dominate our island life in paradise?

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25 Photos that make you want to visit Raja Ampat

25 Photos that make you want to visit Raja Ampat

25 Photos that make you want to visit Raja Ampat

Is Raja Ampat already on you bucket list? You certainly have already seen pictures of this beautiful island scenery. If you are a scuba diver, you may have read about the amazing dive sites in Raja Ampat in magazines or the internet. If you like to avoid the big tourist masses and travel off the beaten track, then Raja Ampat might be something for your bucket list. But be aware, the trip from Europe to Raja Ampat is long and tiring. Continue reading

Scuba diving in Malapascua with the thresher sharks

Scuba diving in Malapascua with the thresher sharks

Malapascua is famous for the thresher sharks

Scuba diving in Malapascua with the thresher sharks is a great experience. Every year thousands of scuba divers visit this little island in the Philippines. The reason for the popularity of Malapascua is the thresher sharks. Nowhere in the world is it so easy to dive with these impressive sharks. Continue reading

Siquijor Island: Untouched Beauty In The Visayas

Siquijor island in the Visayas

Philippines tip: Siquijor island, a laid back island in the Visayas

With 7107 islands it is extremely hard to put together an itinerary for travelling the Philippines. Why did we choose to visit Siquijor out of all the islands? We want to relax, hang around the beach, explore an island that is not too touristy, go diving and work on our blog. Siquijor island seems to be the perfect place to do all that. We tell you what you can do on the untouched island and what it costs to get and stay there. Continue reading

Scuba Diving in Raja Ampat – The small reef dwellers

The ornate ghost pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus) can be seen while scuba diving in Raja Ampat

The ornate ghost pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus) can be seen while scuba diving in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is well known for its breathtaking biodiversity under water. There are many big fish like sharks, rays, bumphead parrotfish and groupers, which you will see during scuba diving in Raja Ampat. However, the main draw card of Raja Ampat is the stunning macro world with all its little creatures hiding in the reef. In this blog post, we will introduce you to some of these little underwater creatures. Continue reading

Our life in Flip Flops – Four years of summer

Four years of summer - Our life in flip flops

Four years of summer – Our life in flip flops

For four years we already enjoy permanent summer. We life our lives in flip flops close to the ocean with a lot of sunshine. With one exception. Last year we spent two months in winter wonderland Switzerland. We visited our families and friends and for a change we spent Christmas and New Year together in the snow. Continue reading