Bagan is a magical place and the highlight of our Myanmar trip I'd think! Read on to see why!


As romantic as Mandalay sounds, it really is not. It's the home of magnificent temples and stupas, some breathtaking scenery and some fairly aggressive souvenir sellers. You'd have to have a heart of steel to not buy anything from them...


We are sooooo happy here in Myanmar! And magical things happen here (after not so magical things I have to say). Read on!

Leyte (south)

We still wanted to see the whale sharks and while we decided not to go for the Oslob option (because feeding the whale sharks is bad for them for many reasons, read here why!) we found other options are also available. Well in theory of course, because whale sharks (should) do their own thing and... Continue Reading →


Way back in September we convinced two friends to come spend Christmas with us in the Philippines. They have been living in Hong Kong for the last 30 years or so, and as it turns out they are on exactly the same path as us: on their way back to Canada to enjoy a well-deserved... Continue Reading →


First of all, a happy New Year to all of you! You should know that our blog is a few weeks behind where we actually are (to give us time to write and find the pictures etc.). So, stay tuned and you'll get our Christmas and New Year's stories somewhere in January 😉  As I... Continue Reading →


To get to Boracay we had to cross Negros, which gave us the opportunity to get some fresh mountain air, even though some things were a little creepy...


Siquijor is a breath of fresh air after Cebu Island. Even the food situation has improved dramatically. What more could we want?

Cebu Island

We are not quite ready to fall in love with the Philippines yet. The people are lovely, that is definitely not the problem. Read on to see what the problem might be...

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