The Chocolate Hills in Bohol by motorbike

Chocolate Hills in Bohol

You are traveling through the Philippines, chances are that you’re planning to visit Bohol. You heard of Bohol, right? Bohol is an island in the central Visayas and famous for the Chocolate Hills, a group of more than 1’000 cone-like hills. A natural wonder and you have to see the chocolate hills in Bohol with our own eyes.

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One day in Manila was a big surprise

One day in Manila at the Mall of Asia

Our first impression of during one day in Manila: Friendly people & a relaxed atmosphere

A stopover for one day in Manila was not planned at all. Due to the timing of our connecting flight we had no other option but spending a night in the megacity. We thought to stay overnight is ok but we definitely do not want to stay longer. After all we are happy that we have spent one day in Manila. Despite all our preconceptions, we think Manila is pretty cool. Read on to find out why we changed our mind. Continue reading

Train ride with the Bernina Express in winter

Train ride with the Bernina Express in winter from Chur to Tirano

Train ride with the Bernina Express in winter from Chur to Tirano

The train ride with the Bernina Express in winter along the Albula railway line is known as one of the most spectacular train experiences. No wonder that this railway line is, with only three others, on the list of the UNESCO-world heritage. Continue reading

How we buy a car in Australia for our long road trip?

How to buy a car in Australia for our road trip

How to buy a car in Australia for our road trip

We have planned to travel around Australia with our own vehicle for a year. We have already organized many different things from Switzerland. We have applied for the Australian Visa, we have opened a bank account and we have already browsed the internet and looked for some vehicles. We have found different vehicles that would be suitable for our road trip. Our favourite vehicle is located in the Adelaide area. But how do we buy a car in Australia? Continue reading

From Bangkok to Chiang Mai by public transport

From Bangkok to Chiang Mai by public transport

From Bangkok to Chiang Mai by public transport

This year we spend our mini-break in Thailand. As we live and work in the Maldives, Thailand is the perfect location to go for our short holiday because it’s easy and cheap to get there. We booked a flight with Bangkok Airways that takes us directly from Male to Bangkok in four and a half ours only. To board the aircraft we leave the airport terminal building and walk on the airport ground to the aircraft. This may not be possible in the future because the construction of  a new passenger terminal with finger docks is in process. Continue reading