Borneo: Beach-hopping with love

I say: Borneo, you say: nature, jungle, orangutans, somewhere-in-Asia-rainforest-and-more. But next time, if I say Borneo, you say the dream beach is a place to go! For a short-haul break from Kuala Lumpur or a long-haul holidays from Europe, there is no better destination for nature admirers, scuba divers and adventure seekers. My time was […]

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Burma (4): Never kiss in public! Burmese savoir vivre

Are you planing your trip to Burma just now? Or thinking of going one day? There’s no better way to prepare, than reading that blog post. Honestly, I wish someone had told me those things before. There are things that you need to know in advance to explore Bagan with joy. Here we go:   […]

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Burma (3): When you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing

Extraordinary things happen on a train ride. It might be about meeting other travellers, like when Jesse met Céline on a road trip in Europe. It was in a train going through Vienna, where they started their bittersweet, thought-provoking celebration of love. Jesse and Céline were the most lovable and beautifully filmed couple, but they were […]

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Burma (2): The highest form of wisdom is kindness

A map, lipstick, camera and cash: here we go, I’m ready to explore! I put make up on, my favorite dress on and I left the hotel all alone. With the chaos in my mind and pure joy in my heart, I just couldn’t resist to smile. I do smile a lot, without any serious […]

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Burma (1): Getting lost will help you find yourself

With a palm full of stars I throw them like dice On the table I shake them like dice And throw them on the table Until the desired constellation appears* I promised myself this year to be a year of trust, communication and awareness. It’s been just two weeks and I already broke that promise. […]

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Similan Islands: Never fall in love with a scuba diver

Never fall in love with a scuba diver. Her hair will never be dry and her kiss will often be salty. CHOOSE HAPPINESS Life is short: be greedy in chasing your dreams. Too much is never enough. Make yourself happy and don’t forget to make happy the one you love. With that in your heart […]

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Inspire your desire: Geisha in a nutshell

There is something magical when it comes to Japan. Show me one person, who isn’t enchanted by its geographical, mental and spiritual remoteness. We all eat sushi, exercise yoga, admire calligraphy and heard of ikebana. We read manga, worship samurai and giggle at sumo wrestlers (at least I do). But how much do we really […]

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Japan: It’s better to be rich in memories than rich in a bank

Pink cherry blossom in a full bloom, zen gardens smoothing all senses, mesmerising geisha dancing in a beautiful kimono. The sweetest sweets on earth, the greenest green tea on earth, the freshest sushi on earth. 2000 Buddhist temples, 400 Shinto shrines. Welcome to Japan. Welcome to Kyoto.

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