Funny enough I could only find a few positive blogs about Jakarta when I was preparing for my trip. Most people seem to escape the city as soon as they set foot in the capitol. It would be too crowded, noisy and very dirty. Moreover, it had too little to offer. Boy, how nothing turned […]
Although I can not imagine that you would ever get enough of Havana, I do have to admit that Cuba is more than just its vibrant capitol city. You’re probably thinking about a white beach with clear blue water by now drinking coco loco’s all day. Yes, that is also Cuba but there is more. […]
‘Mi casa es su casa’. In other words: long live the casa particulares. They’re the Cuban version of a bed & breakfast. Literally translated to ‘private homes’. That’s right! Spending the night at a locals house is an absolute must for a visit to the island. The service at most casas is exceptional. For an […]
Havana is overwhelming, lively, complex, mysterious, colorful, vibrant and the list goes on. I haven’t been to any other city as interesting or unique as this one. From the moment you leave the airport – which is an experience in itself – you will be enchanted by its charismatic appearance, its passionate personality and its […]
To avoid coming back from your trip disappointed, it’s good to know what to expect before you jump on that plane all excited. Now I believe you should always do some reseach about a country before heading off but for a country like Cuba, this is kind of a deal breaker.
Cuba is an interesting country, that we tourists – because at the end of the day that’s what we are – will never fully understand. Certainly not after a first visit and definitely not when we don’t speak fluent Spanish. Just accept it and have the time of your life! To be honest, traveling Cuba […]
You can’t go to Edinburgh without a visit to the castle. Well actually you can. It’s a beautiful building for sure but way too crowded for my liking. Luckily Edinburgh has more than just a beautiful castle. A few weeks back I flew to the Scottisch capital for a hen party and decided to add […]
Railay Beach: a mix of Jamaica and Lloret de Mar with an Asian flavor. Sounds a bit odd – it is. Railay is a peninsula within the Krabi province. Due to the limestone rocks it’s only accessible by boat from Ao Nang or Ao Nam Mao. Its remote location guarantees for a relaxed and pleasant […]