From Singapore to Jakarta by boat

When I first discovered I could get to Jakarta by boat from Singapore, I was quite excited. But after my stress, panick attacks and tiredness got worse and worse, I wasn’t really looking forward anymore to this journey. I really wanted to finish my travels without taking a plane until Bali but I had the feeling I […]

Making friends part 217

I’ve made so many friends on the road I am starting to forget the names (not the faces!) of the people I travelled with in the beginning. Luckily I foresaw this problem from the start and every week, I would write down the names of the people I met that week in my diary. Up […]

50 shades of Green – Vietnam

If I think about Vietnam, I think of the colour green. 50 shades of green. I think actually more than 50, but I thought this title sounded more catchy. Vietnam is incredibly diverse, in its landscapes, cities but definitely in its different colours of green. With sometimes some red details, because of all the (communist) […]

Living the Dream (2) in Vietnam

I started my trip through Vietnam in Hanoi. After China, this was a different world. Everyone spoke English again, street food everywhere, I could finally read the names of the shops, streets and hotels and… I wasn’t the only backpacker anymore! I noticed I wasn’t used to seeing Western faces anymore because every time I […]