Phong Nha Ke Bàng Natural Park and its caves

Phong Nha is a mountainous region at the border of Vietnam and Laos. It is one of the oldest karst and vastest limestone area of the world. The region is 400 million years old, and the natural park covers 116 700 ha… It’s massive, in other words. We spend two […] Continue Reading…

Huế, the Imperial City

Huế, Vietnam’s imperial city ! Located near the DMZ (separating the north Vietnam from the South Vietnam during the Vietnam war), the city has been heavily bombed and some of the best monuments have been completely destroyed. Fortunately, the Vietnamese government decided to restore some buildings, making Huế a […] Continue Reading…

Hoi An

Hoi An is a small city that was used as a commercial port during the 15th century, selling tea, spices and porcelain to boats from all over the world. We stayed 3 days there, which was just enough to discover everything Hoi An as to offer. The old town The old town […] Continue Reading…

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Ho Chi Minh City Fist day in Vietnam and ready to discover Ho Chi Minh City (formerly named Saigon)! Saigon is the economical capital of Vietnam and was the first place the colonists settled and started their expansion. Saigon was also the capital of South Vietnam during the American war. […] Continue Reading…

Cambodia: overview and personal opinion

Before starting this article, we have a confession: we unfortunately lost almost every picture of Cambodia from Sihanoukville. So we don’t have much more to show you. You’ll have to make do with more on Angkor! And Angkor is happy about that Cambodia was fairly short. Angkor was obviously the highlight […] Continue Reading…

From Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh

Sihanoukville We took a night bus from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville, reputably the best city for beaches and island hoping. Arriving early in the morning, we spent the day on the beach. It was the first time in a while we had an entire day doing nothing! The beach was ok, […] Continue Reading…

The legendary Angkor

No need to introduce Angkor, probably the number one touristic destination of South East Asia. Angkor was the capital of the Khmer empire from the 9th century to 1351, date when it fell and was sacked by Ayutthaya (rings a bell?). The city had been the largest preindustrial city of […] Continue Reading…

End of Thailand: pretty awesome trip

Time for our classic review of Thailand! As you can have guessed from our last posts, we loved it! Here are a few reasons why: Thailand is a beautiful country, from the buzzing Bangkok and the cultural and historical North, to the relax Koh Lanta and the welcoming and warm Koh Tao. Exploring Koh […] Continue […]

Kao Sok and Ko Tao

After taking 3 different minibuses (!) and being scared out of our mind by the way they were driving, we made it from Koh Lanta to Kao Sok. Kao Sok is a 739 km² national park on the mainland, home of a dense liana and bamboo virgin forest. Its rainforest is […] Continue Reading…

The South-West islands of Thailand

We took a direct flight from Chiang Mai to Krabi, in the south of Thailand, to explore the islands around it. From Krabi, where we stayed only one night, we took a ferry for Koh Phi-Phi, beautiful and small island well known for it’s endless parties… Krabi’s bay on Sunset  Koh […] Continue Reading…