Tea as far as the eye can see

“Let’s escape the heat and humidity and go up the Cameron Highlands”, we thought and did not regret. Only the bus ride up there was incredibly beautiful. There were huge chasms filled with green forests, exactly how I got to know and love Malaysia. The small town of Tanah Rata was of course not really […]

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Georgetown, Penang

Here we are, at my favorite place of Malaysia! I’m in love with the colors, temples, street food and of course the artsy places. This city unites all religions basically, every second building is a church/mosque/temple. We ate until we fell from our chair in little India or had a late night chicken satay on […]

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Langkawi Laziness

Arrived on the other end of the country it was time for sun, beach, coconuts and cocktails. Langkawi was the first stop of our trip and I’m glad it was. Once I met my travel buddy at Kuala Lumpur train station we took the night train up north, going to Thailand. Unfortunately this ride was […]

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Borneo jungle adventure

Brunei was only the beginning. The real adventure began after a long trip to eastern borneo: Sabah. I left Bandar Seri Begawan early in the morning to get on a bus that would bring me to Kota Kinabalu. The trip takes around 8 hours predominantly due to 8 immigration controls. Brunei kind of has a […]

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“Is this a country and if so where can I find it?!“ is the usual reaction on Brunei-Darussalam. To be honest I hadn’t heard of it before either, I literally found it on the map, trying to show some Filipino where he lives and that Europe and America are two different places that among others […]

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It is actually funny how I went to three places in China with out having set foot to mainland China. Macao is the third Special Administrative Region of China and just a boat ride away from Hong Kong. It used to be a Portuguese colony, which is why you find yourself in places that could […]

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Lantau Island, HK

Only a ropeway ride away from busy HK city is the quit, spiritual island of Lantau. They have some highlights there like the Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery. For some reason they even brought a couple of cows, who knows… My personal favorite was the room of 10,000 buddhas. Actually the most beautiful […]

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Happy Valley Experience

When we made our way from the airport into the city, we came past a shop that caughed my attention. There was nothing but a TV in there and a knot of people around with there mouth wide open and a newspaper in their hand. The sign outside said “Hong Kong Jockey Club” and I […]

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