Asia is so much more than cheap backpacker resorts. From the perfectly cooked dinner in Tokyo to the theme parks in Singapore, Asia contains a wealth of our favorite destinations!



6 Instagrammable places in Singapore for foodies

What has a 2D world in black and white, a forest with autumn leaves, an airline and a safari in Africa in common? These are the themes of some of Singapore's most Instagrammable cafes and restaurants!

Segara Village - Sanur - Bali

Hotel Segara Village - Sanur, Bali - Indonesia

For our first nights in Bali, we needed practical accommodation in a good location. The choice fell on Segara Village – a large mid-range hotel in Sanur, which unfortunately did not quite live up to my expectations of a four-star hotel.

Hong Kong

Giant Buddha on Lantau - Hong Kong

Did you know that Hong Kong consists of 250 islands? We went to Lantau Island to visit Po Lin Monastery and Tian Tan Buddha – one of the world's largest Buddha statues.

Hoi An

Photo album from the Old Town of Hoi An

For once, I'll leave the history of Hoi An's old town behind and let my pictures speak for themselves. Welcome to a picture gallery with Vietnam's most beautiful city.

Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

The green city of Singapore has built one of the world's most delicious parks, a park that I can never get enough of.

The Imperial Palace in Hue

Forbidden City in the Imperial City of Huế

Have you heard of the Forbidden City in Huế? I didn't have it before we went to Vietnam, but the Imperial City of Huế is a world heritage site that you should not miss!

Sunrise Premium Resort Hoi An (1)

Sunrise Premium Resort Hoi An - Hotel Review

Today's hotel tip comes from a really lovely resort in Hoi An, Vietnam! Family friendly, beautiful, affordable and with awesome pools. I would love to go back here for a coconut at sunset!

Hoi An Restaurant

Restaurants in Hoi An - my 6 favourites

In Hoi An's alleyways hide small restaurants in all possible price ranges and with varying quality.
We ate our way through Hoi An at mid-range restaurants and up and oh boy how many great places there were!


Flavors of Vietnam - 18 dishes you shouldn't miss

Vietnamese food doesn't win points for complexity or strength, instead we were treated to subtle flavors and loads of fresh spices. Here you will find my big food guide to Hoi An, with all my favourites!

Bangkok air

Fly with Bangkok Airways

What is it really like to fly with Bangkok Airways? We have tested one of their international routes between Bangkok and Da Nang!

Hoi An-Vietnam-Rucksack

Vietnam - When is the best season to travel here?

One of the questions we most often get about our trip to Hoi An is why we don't go to Vietnam in the winter instead. Here comes the ultimate seasonal guide to Vietnam - when is it really best to go here?

Japan travel guide

Kyoto - Sights among bamboo forests and rock gardens

Kyoto is one of the most well-preserved cities in Japan, despite earthquakes, fires and wars. Here you will find peaceful stone gardens, swaying bamboo forests and more than a thousand temples.

Cape Nidhra Hotel - Hua Hin

Hotel Review: Cape Nidhra, Hua Hin

As I walked up the wide stairs to the hotel's entrance, I felt I had found something good. In front of me I was greeted by an oasis. Ornate tree walls, water ponds, vertically growing grass. Am I really still in Hua Hin? 


21 photos that will make you want to go to Japan

When autumn approaches and the travel nerves begin to creep in, it's good to have a little inspiration to avoid ending up in old ways of thinking. Here are 21 of my favorite photos from our train trip in Japan (way too long ago), which have me seriously thinking about whether it's time to go back again!

United Arab Emirates

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa - United Arab Emirates

Never heard of Ras Al Khaimah? Here is Persian vikens beaches still relatively untouched, skyscrapers few and prices lower than in glitzy neighbor Dubai. We have had a lovely holiday at the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah!

Sri Lanka

Food in Sri Lanka – Flavors and dishes

Having just returned from colorful Sri Lanka, there is one thing I miss more than anything else. The food. Are you a vegetarian? Then you have come to paradise.

Pansea Beach - Phuket - Thailand

Photo album from Phuket

(28 photos) Statistically, you've all been here before, but there's a reason why Phuket continues to top the lists of our most popular travel destinations. Here you will find over 50 five-star hotels, high-class restaurants, big smiles and affordable drinks. Something for all of us simply.

Food stalls in Thailand

Rookie mistakes for Thailand travelers

We are all Thailand travelers! This list is not specific tips for Thailand, it could apply to any hot country around the world. So all you first time Costa Rica/Malaysia/Mauritius/India travelers – this one is for you!

The Surin, Phuket

Hotel Review: The Surin, Phuket

The Surin hotel is located on Phuket's best beach, Pansea beach, with its over 100 white villas hidden in the greenery along a hill. The black hexagon shaped pool and great staff make this a place we would love to return to.

Hong Kong
Hong Kong

8 cheap entertainment in Hong Kong

A holiday in Hong Kong can rarely be classified as a budget holiday. Year after year, Hong Kong is named one of Asia's most expensive cities. However, don't let this put you off - much that the best of Hong Kong is free!

The Slate - Phuket

Hotel Review: The Slate, Phuket

The Slate, on Phuket's northwest coast, is a wonderful oasis for design-conscious families. The hotel is located on land that was once an old iron mine, which has shaped every detail of the hotel. Industrial, Asian steam punk is probably the closest you can come to describing the area.

United Arab Emirates

The Ritz-Carlton Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Dubai must be the city in the world with the most five-star hotels. Finding luxury accommodation here is not difficult, the hard part is finding affordable luxury and family-friendly accommodation. After much research, we chose to book in 5 days at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai on Jumeriah beach in June 2014 and in July 2016.


Photo album from Pulau Tioman

Outside Mersing on the Malaysian east coast are beautiful little paradise islands thrown into the turquoise sea. You come here for the tranquility and the beautiful beaches.

United Arab Emirates

Bab Al Shams Desert Resort - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

When you are tired of shopping and tall buildings in Dubai, there is a slightly more unique feeling to be found in the desert. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa is a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, but despite the short distance to the city, there is not a trace of skyscrapers to be seen at Bab Al Shams.


Train hopping in Japan - How does it work?

Traveling by train in Japan can be a breeze some days and endlessly difficult other days. Here are tips on how to plan your train trip, with everything from customs and traditions to accommodation and food.


Recipe: Gyoza

This is our favorite Gyoza recipe, don't forget the dip - that's half the fun!