Taxi in Kathmandu: these are fair prices from Thamel to all the sights

Stupa in Kathmandu Nepal

In Kathmandu, especially around Thamel, you’re a popular target for taxi drivers as a tourist. As a (Western) tourist you’ve got money (compared to Nepali standards), you don’t know the areas that well, traffic can be crazy, so a taxi is a good way to get around and the taxi drivers try to get some […]

A weekend in Singapore: this is what we’ve spent

Singapore sky Dutchies Abroad

Singapore is known as an expensive city for travelers. But is this true? We decided quite spontaneously to spend a weekend in Singapore and kept track of all our expenses. Here’s a clear overview of the money we’ve spent in Singapore in the 3/4 days we were in the city. We just came from Malaysian […]

The best things to do in Kuala Lumpur: a 3-day guide

De leukste dingen om te doen in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a great city to spend a few days. It has amenities similar to a western city, but with Asian food! A perfect place to settle down after a busy trip or to get used to the country before exploring other parts of Malaysia. We’ve spent quite some time in the city, and […]

SIM card in Nepal: which one to buy?

SIM card in Nepal

Using data roaming on your phone while traveling can harm your hard-saved budget pretty hard. You want to keep in touch with your friends and family. You want them to be able to contact you in case something happens, so you probably don’t want to change your phone number. We had the same dilemma when […]

Review | Always be comfortable with a Trono

Review Trono

Whether you’re planning on spending a day at the beach or going camping for a week, nobody likes carrying around those folding chairs. But, if you want to be a bit comfortable during your stay, you have to. Right? The Amsterdam based start-up Trono came up with a solution: an inflatable chair that you can take […]

Everything you need to know about malaria when traveling

Malaria

Getting the right vaccines is an important part of preparing for your trip. But you can’t get a shot for every disease out there. There’s been a lot of discussion about malaria for instance. And rightly so, because apart from that malaria is damn annoying, it can also be life-threatening.   First of all: I am […]

13 tips for your first trip to Thailand

Tips voor je eerste reis naar Thailand

Thailand is known for its beautiful beaches, friendly people, and its, cheap, delicious food. Not surprising that it is a top-rated destination among backpackers. But if you’ve never been to Thailand, all the stories that you hear about it may not work in the country’s favor … Is it really thát beautiful? Is it not […]

Buying a sleeping bag? Here’s what you should know!

Slaapzak kopen

Your sleeping bag can make or break your good night’s sleep. You don’t want to be stuck in your sleeping bag because you’re sweating so much, and you do not want to be cold. Are you buying a sleeping bag? Then it is more than worth it to delve into the many options beforehand!   […]

Loy Krathong: the festival of water

Loy Krathong en Yi Peng

It might be one of the most impressive celebrations in Thailand: Loy Krathong! Thousands and thousands of lights lit up the skies and the rivers in numerous cities and villages all across Thailand. But the best place to experience all the festivities is celebrating Loy Krathong in Chiang Mai! All those lights make this festival […]