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How to create a home away from home – backpacking South East Asia

When on the road for a long time, I take another travel pace. Unlike tourists, a long term traveler doesn’t visit temples, museums and waterfalls each and every…

The “Thai tattoo” – Pai, Thailand

You might think this drawing is slightly exaggerated, but I assure you it’s not. The ‘Thai tattoo’ is a common phenomenon amongst travellers referring to the scars they…

Songkran: the wettest and happiest festival ever! – Thailand

When I first heard of Songkran, I was told the Thai New Year would this year be celebrated the 12th of April and the festivities would last 4…

Crossing borders – where corruption meets theatre

Crossing borders is that part of traveling that, if you had to mention any, could be referred to as the down side. It’s often times a lengthy, tiring…

Food is a great part of why traveling is so much fun!

Everyone who met me in person knows I have a great appetite.You can always lure me into trying some more food. As a vegetarian my culinary journey is…

The wonderful world of WiFi connections in Asia ;)

True Story! Read clockwise, starting upper right corner.

The small things that make me happy while traveling

I guess the drawing says it all!  

Staying on an organic farm instead of tubing – Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng is a riverside town famous for its tubing. Daily, hundreds of backpackers float down the river here on an inner tractor tube. Stopping at one of…

Whoop, whoop, we tackled The Loop! – Tha Khaek, Laos

One of my goals traveling is to overcome fears. I don’t have many, but one of the few remaining was to ride a motorbike. When once crashing a…

Illustration illustrated travel report Laos

A random busride in Laos – it’s all part of the adventure!

Busrides in Laos. Oh well.. what can I say? I guess it’s all part of the adventure. It surely tests my patience 🙂 The events in this drawing…

Kayaking in Don Det – 4000 islands, Laos

What I like about drawing my travel experiences, is that it allows me to picture things that are impossible to catch on photo. Like when I arrived in…

The backpack dilemma – why am I carrying all this stuff around?

The basics of backpacking is to travel light. And I know what you’ll be thinking when you look at this drawing: “Just get rid of stuff! Donate it…

Swinging on the beach – Koh Rong, Cambodia

Ok I already raved about Koh Rong’s Lonely Beach in my previous post. But I diidn’t tell you about its strongest asset. The Swing. Lonely Beach has a…

Hammock life on the beach – Cambodia

While traveling in Cambodia I was recommended by many people to go to the island of Koh Rong. ButI heard very different stories about it. From bad infections…

Jungle trek in Chi Phat – Cambodia

Chi Phat is a village southwest of Phnom Penh and close to the Cardamom mountains. It’s a good base camp for jungle treks, kayaking, mountainbiking and bird watching….

Floating villages on the river to Battambang – Cambodia

Battambang, a laid back river town, is a 6 hour boat ride away from Siem Reap. The floating villages along the way were enchanting. It’s like sailing through…

Say what?! Angkor Wat! – Cambodia

First stop in Cambodia is Siem Reap: the base from where to explore the temples of Ankor Wat, the eighth wonder of the world. Hundreds of temples are…

Ready for some adventure

Only 2 more months before I hit the road to… Myanmar! Can’t wait to discover what I’ll be drawing there

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