Backpacking made me appreciate nature much more. Before my backpackingtrips through Southeat Asia I was never really interested in nature. I think that was partly because of the ‘not knowing’; I had never seen mountains or waterfalls in real life, so I had no idea of its beauty or impressiveness. Growing up in The Netherlands … More Travelstories: How backpacking made me appreciate nature more.
Like I said in my article ‘Thoughts on: Vietnam’ my experience with Vietnam was great. I spend one month in this country in 2015 and feel like I have seen most of what this country has to offer. So here are 7 bucketlist points for a trip to Vietnam. 1. Halong Bay Vietnam has such … More Bucketlist: 7 Awesome things to do in Vietnam
In this new series ‘Spotlight on …’ I will talk a little more in depth about a hostel, a restaurant, an activity etc. that has been important to me during one of my trips. You may have noticed that I mentioned the Vietnam Backpackers Hostel multiple times (click here to read my article about Hanoi). … More Spotlight on: Vietnam Backpackers Hostel (Vietnam, 2015)
A trekking in Sapa is a once in a lifetime experience, especially when you combine it with a homestay (sleeping at a local family). Hours of walking through the jungle and (muddy) ricefields when it is over 20 degrees celsius… does that sound like a good idea? I planned my trekking through my hostel in … More Travel guide: Sapa, Vietnam