• Vientian, capital with an endless number of temples

    First something about how we got here. In a nutshell, after a short boat ride from Don Det to Nakasong, we took a bus to Pakse where we were supposed to have a lunch break. Instead of this, the bus stopped on the side of the road and we had...


  • Don Det, a gateway to Laos

    Crossing the borders by land is always more complicated than by plane but we like challenges. Actually, the ride from Siem Reap to Don Det in Laos was smoother than we were expecting :) Maybe due to the right choice of bus company (Asia Van Transfer) or just pure luck....


  • Yummy! Cambodian cuisine a well-kept secret :)

    We had no clue what to expect about Cambodia cuisine. Is it actually different from Thai or Laotian cuisine? Before this trip we referred to virtually all dishes from this continent as Asian food :p After visiting a few countries we became aware these are vastly different countries, each has...


  • Angkor Wat: the rise and fall of the Khmer Empire

    The cover of National Geographic which I saw 10 years ago and the article inside caused me to dream about discovering the Khmer Empire. It felt so unreal back then and fortunately some dreams come true earlier than you would expect. There I was, standing in front of Angkor Enterprise...


  • PassApp: Getting around Phnom Penh and Siem Reap in style

    If you are like us and don’t like haggling, negotiating prices for taxi and tuk-tuk rides will likely be your least favorite part about travelling through Cambodia. However, with PassApp there is an alternative, at least in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap ! The pass app interface, virtually the same...