Pnomh Penh

Phnom Penh evoked a mixed but mainly positive first impression on our way in. It seemed better organised and cleaner than Vietnam, but we also saw more seemingly homeless people on the streets.  Our trip there with Giant Ibis was fairly smooth. The only trouble was that Matthias had lost his e-visa paper and the…

Japan Travel Tips

This post is not the usual diary-style travel post. Instead, we want to share some of our experience about how to travel in Japan when you don’t have loads of money to spend. So if you are interested in this hold on and stay with us. Otherwise skip it and you won’t miss anything. Whenever…

Vietnam Travel Tips

For us, Vietnam was a whirlwind of highs and lows and we had a lot to pack in to our 4 weeks there. We had read various travel blogs concerning the Vietnamese people and their relationship with tourists, but we can honestly say it wasn’t as bad as other people reported. However, Vietnam still has…

Ho Chi Minh/Saigon whatever you fancy calling it

Our final stop in Vietnam was set to be Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon. Originally, we had planned to travel further south and into the Mekong delta, but literally every traveller we encountered told us to avoid it. The main reasons being that it is scam central, dirty and not very scenic. We guessed…

A brief beach catch up

The coastal city of Nha Trang is Vietnam’s oddball. Depending on their interests people love it or avoid it. It is Vietnam’s go-to place for Russians, parties and beaches. The center is busy with many high-rise buildings growing, but there are still some older quarters left. Another reason for people to go there is the…