Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands paradise

A few years ago, I got introduced to the Perhentian Islands in a Dutch travel programme. Ever since this magnificent island paradise with its crystal clear sea full of marine life and coral gardens, powdery white sand beaches and virgin jungles has been high on the bucket list. Last weekend, we finally had the chance to … Continue reading Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands paradise

Environmentally friendly sunscreens

What would a holiday be without the sun? One of the key elements every traveler thinks of when planning a trip, is bringing sunscreen to protect your skin from sunburning. However, the sunscreen you use may be protecting you but do harm to the planet. For this blog I did some research and compiled a … Continue reading Environmentally friendly sunscreens

A green lodge in Gili Air

Being one of the most popular destinations of Indonesia, the Gili Islands are hard to miss. Although we wanted to see these beautiful islands ourself, we also wished to escape the tourist traps. We very well succeeded in that as we found a green getaway at the westside of Gili Air. Difference between the Gili Islands Gili Air … Continue reading A green lodge in Gili Air

Animal volunteering in Southeast Asia, what to expect?

So you would like to plan a volunteering trip to an animal project in Southeast Asia? Or maybe you would like to spend a part of your (world)trip on a cause that is close to your heart. Regardless the occasion, contributing as a volunteer is a rewarding event and an absolute must-do. However, you might … Continue reading Animal volunteering in Southeast Asia, what to expect?

KL’s rainforest getaway

Just a one-hour drive away from Malaysia's buzzing capital Kuala Lumpur, you will find the Berembun Forest Reserve: an ancient protected rainforest with 4,000 acres in size. It is the perfect weekend retreat for KL citizens and travelers looking for a nearby getaway. We are heading to The Dusun, a tranquil orchard eco-resort on the edge of the rainforest. Started off as a … Continue reading KL’s rainforest getaway