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Click here to Our photo of the day features the peaceful Manora waterfall and swimming holes which are located a stone’s throw away from the scenic Phang Nga Bay. From here, Keep travelling
An eye sore for most locals, the characteristic maze of communication wires are said to be put underground by a massive project that is to improve the image of the city by 2020. Keep travelling
Booming Bangkok awakes with fruit and vegetable markets around Chinatown, a racetrack for moto-taxis and tuk-tuks alike. Keep reading
As a former colony of France, it is not uncommon to see French colonial architecture in Laos and more specifically in its capital Vientiane. Keep reading
A typical transport on one Laotian road on the Bolaven plateau in the south of Laos where coffee and tarot are grown. Keep traveling
With its dramatic karst formations, the crystal clear Nam Song River and dozens of caves, Vang Vieng offers many possibilities of exploration, making it one of Laos’ most popular outdoor destinations. Keep reading
Eight more minutes, the sign indicates. “If I am fast it might be only 5”, I tell myself when I eagerly hike up the last few steep metres before reaching the viewpoint overlooking the rural town of Nong Khiaw in Northern Laos. Reaching the top after a one-hour hike, the 360-degree view on Nong Khiaw does not fail to impress: the terraces of light green rice paddies contrast with Keep reading
Connected to the ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia, the Wat Phu Champasak temple complex is one of the most impressive Khmer temples in Laos. Originally dedicated to Shiva, detailed carvings of Indra and Vishnu can be seen on these ruins. The Hindu temple was Keep reading
FoThe 4300-kilometre long Mekong river flows from the Tibetan plateau all the way to it’s delta in Southern Vietnam crossing China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. The majestic Mekong Keep reading!
The roads in Northern Laos are often unpaved, bumpy and dusty in the dry season, or muddy and slippery in the rainy season. Still, motorbiking is the way to go for most locals. The vehicle of choice is Keep reading!
Chiang Mai is dotted with many Buddhist temples (wats). Wat Phan Tao is special. Keep reading
As Bangkok is booming, one of its hangouts is Chinatown with its flashy red and golden neon advertisements and food-stalls lined up on its pavement after sunset. Keep reading
Founded in 1350, Ayutthaya used to be the capital of Siam for more than 400 years. Strategically located at Keep reading
Laos is a patchwork of ethnic groups. The remote mountains of Northern Laos are home to the Akha tribes who live according to their ancient traditions and customs. Keep reading
Contrasting with the narrow alleyways of Chinatown, the two-time-three-lane boulevards of Siam Square are as busy with cars, mopeds, buses, taxis and tuk-tuks always passing by. Keep reading
On the temple grounds of Wat Pra Mahatat in the centre of Ayutthaya, an unusual scene can be witnessed: a multi-century-old Buddha head Keep reading
Thailand has an almost 5000 year old tradition and know-how of domesticating the Asian elephant for war and logging purposes. Since the ban on logging in the late 1980’s, about 5000 of these elephants need to be taken care of and need about 200 kg of food each day. Tourism seems to be a sustainable solution: Keep reading
The heart of the off the beaten path city of Toulon is composed of narrow medieval streets. Keep reading
From the top of the Tour des Templiers (the Knights Templar tower, 12th century), Keep reading
The heart of the off the beaten path city of Toulon is composed of narrow medieval streets Keep reading
First a water hole for animals, the fountain of the three dolphins Keep reading
Far from the luxurious yatchs that can be spotted all along the French Riviera, the colourful pointus are the traditional fishing boats. The captains of these robust Keep reading
Mediterranean goods are sold in many shops scattered along the medieval streets of Keep reading
The medieval part of Toulon is a patchwork of many inviting squares planted with olive and plane Keep reading
The medieval streets of Hyères show shades of Keep reading
The medieval streets of Hyères are home to many shops selling Mediterranean goods: Keep reading
In Toulon, one of the most beautiful opera houses of France Keep reading
Toulon is beautifully set in the world’s thrid biggest bay (after Hong Kong and San Francisco) and surrounded by two peaks: the Faron Keep reading
Off the beaten path, Toulon is a charming harbour city with many typical squares where traditional restaurants prepare delicious and healthy Mediterranean Keep reading
The Opéra Garnier is one of the two opera houses in Paris. Named after its young architect, it was inaugurated in 1875. Its Second Empire Keep reading
The UNESCO World Heritage site “Le Mont Saint Michel” in Normandy, France, is visited by over 3 milion visitors a year. Keep reading
The mist combined to the quiteness of the surface of this lake along the Keep reading
The Old Gavle could be salvaged from demolition during the 1960’s. Today, about 60 properties remain, showcasing a typical Keep reading
The stunning UNESCO World Heritage of the Mont Saint Michel, in France is not only famous for its beauty and medieval architecture, but also for its salt meadow lambs (agneaux de pré salés). Keep reading
With 650 to 750 million kilograms of cheese produced every year and 2/3rds exported, most people are familiar with Dutch cheese like Keep reading
Leafcutter ants are endemic to South and Central America, and are ever-present in nature there. There is not only one type of leafcutter ants, but Keep travelling
Beautiful play of lights on the Roman walls of the Saint Sauveur basilica in Keep reading
The Mont Saint Michel (Saint Michael’s Mount) is a marvel of medieval architecture set in one of the most beautiful bays of the world in Normandy, France. Keep reading
You can hear them hovering past your ear, maneuvering acrobatically into all directions and when you spot them they are already on the next flower: the hummingbird is one of a kind. Keep travelling
Guatemala is a mountainous country with a tropical climate, tempered by the altitude. It offers almost two dozens different ecosystems, making it a very varied country to explore. Keep travelling