A weekend in Chiang Mai

As I have visited Thailand several times last year, it is becoming one of my favourite countries in the world. The Thai culture, the beauty of the country and the friendly Thai people make me want to come back over and over again. I have been to Bangkok and the Surin province before and a next desired destination was the mountainous … Continue reading A weekend in Chiang Mai

5 island eco resorts near Singapore

One of the nicest perks of living in Singapore is the ability to travel to other countries in the region. As Changi Airport is within reach for all residents, it is easy to catch a flight to one of the fine exotic islands that Asia is famous for. However, if you are looking for an island … Continue reading 5 island eco resorts near Singapore

5 elephant volunteering programmes in Thailand

Last April I went to Thailand to work as a volunteer at The Surin Project, an ethical elephant tourism project. It proved to be a very rewarding experience. Ever since, several of my friends consider making a similar trip theirselves. I always encourage people to go for it! Voluntourism is a showcase example of sustainable tourism … Continue reading 5 elephant volunteering programmes in Thailand

My vegan and vegetarian food guide in Singapore

As most people know by now, I am quite a fanatic reduceterian for both health and environmental reasons. Since moving to Singapore in 2016, I have done extensive research on vegan and vegetarian hotspots in my new hometown. Besides, as I do occasionally eat fish, I also looked out for restaurants that serve sustainably harvested food. While many restaurants … Continue reading My vegan and vegetarian food guide in Singapore

Tangkoko Nature Reserve in North-Sulawesi

The north of Sulawesi, formerly known as Celebes, is mainly known for its dive sites, nature parks and volcanic mountains. But it might be one of Indonesia's best kept secrets that the rainforests at Sulawesi are home to some of the most unique animals on earth, including a tiny monkey which is considered to be … Continue reading Tangkoko Nature Reserve in North-Sulawesi

5 ethical elephant day-trips in Thailand

Since the elephant is the national animal of Thailand, elephant tourism is a key factor in the Thai tourism industry. Due to a growing awareness of the cruelty and the abuse that many elephants have to bear, more and more tourists are looking for an animal-friendly alternative. However, while this is a positive trend, there is … Continue reading 5 ethical elephant day-trips in Thailand