We got stuck in the mud in the Gobi Desert! – Our recovery tips

Stuck in the mud in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia

On some days, it just does not work out the way we have planned. Things go wrong and everything comes differently than expected. We are traveling through the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. We have discovered wonderful landscapes and drove hundreds of kilometers through rough, remote and difficult terrain. Everything has gone well so far. We like the diversity of the landscapes of the Gobi Desert a lot. We found super nice camp spots, collected enough fire wood for a campfire and marveled at the beautiful starry sky in the night. But today things are not going as planned. We drive through a sandy area and suddenly, we are surrounded by large puddles of water and mud. The surface is getting very wet and all of a sudden we are stuck in the mud. Our LandCruiser sits knee-deep in the mud. What now? Continue reading

Cherry blossom in Seoul is a magical experience

Cherry Blossom in Seoul Korea

We have seen the dreamy photos of the amazing cherry blossom in Seoul or other cities in Korea and Japan so many times. Once in a lifetime, we wanted to experience this wonderful natural spectacle and be there, when the wonderful blossoms of the cherry trees transform the landscape into a fairy-tale world. The cherry blossom is celebrated in Korea and Japan. There are festivals that attract huge crowds. The mood is dreamy, expectant and happy. The cherry blossom is a sign that the temperatures are getting warmer, the winter is over and the summer is coming. Continue reading

13 Best Restaurants in Ubud, Bali

Our list of the 13 best restaurants in Ubud, Bali

Our list of the 13 best restaurants in Ubud, Bali

Ubud is probably the most popular tourist place on Bali that is not located on the coast. The city is considered the cultural center of Bali and crafts can be found at every corner. Ubud is located about 30 kilometers north of Denpasar and the popular seaside resorts of Bali. Around 30,000 people live in Ubud. Continue reading

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

The 10 Best Restaurants in Sanur, Bali

10 best restaurants in Sanur

One of the 10 best restaurants in Sanur

The coastal resort town of Sanur is one of the major tourist places on Bali. It is located only 15 kilometers from the international airport of Denpasar and situated on a long sandy beach. The place has everything tourists are looking for. A long sandy beach, hotels and resorts right on the beach, many restaurants, bars and shops. Continue reading

25 Bali photos that will make you want to visit

25 Bali photos start with a sunset at the beach in Lovina

This fisherman in Lovina has probably one of the best views during work

Bali is one of these islands where you never get bored. There is so much to see and explore. You can hike a volcano or visit temples. You can go surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling or just relax on the beach. Do you need inspiration? We are happy to share 25 Bali photos with you.

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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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The Heli Lounge Bar and an apartment with an infinity pool in KL

Heli Lounge Bar Kuala Lumpur

We tell you the secret in the post

Where is your favourite spot to watch the sunset in Kuala Lumpur? We have found our favourite spot for a sundowner on the helipad at the Heli Lounge Bar. Another great spot is the infinity pool on the rooftop of the apartment building we have stayed. Read on if you like to know more about our two travel tips for Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading

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