Koh Chang, Thailand • Bedrooms at Bo’s

The Thai Islands can be an intense experience whether its partying on Koh Phi Phi or diving all day on Koh Tao. If you want a slightly more undiscovered and more relaxed encounter though, Tiplr recommend you head to Koh Chang, which perfectly located for onward travel into Cambodia. On Koh Chang we stayed in…

Hội An, Vietnam • Old Town of Character, Charm and History

I came to Hội An after a quick stop over in Hue. It is pretty easy to catch an open-tour bus (they run all day, once every hour). It took me about 4 hours and cost 10$AUD. The centre of this lovely destination is very small and pedestrianized, so you will find yourself walking around most…

Koh Rong Samloen, Cambodia • A Peaceful Getaway Destination

Koh Rong Samloem is an island 18 km off the coast of Cambodia. The closest port is Sihanoukiville and the island can be reached from this port in about 45 minutes. Currently many tour operators offer trips to the island. I took the company called Koh Rong Island Travel, which runs twice daily from and…

Banguio, Philippines • Bury Your Bad Mood

If you feel bad, negative, or gloomy, this is the time to take a stroll into the Cemetery of Negativism (or Lost Cemetery), in Banguio, Philippines. It is situated at Camp John Hay.  Established by the base’s command general John Hightower in the 1980’s, it is a place where negative thoughts are buried, together with bad…

Kandy, Sri Lanka – An Eclectic Gem Hidden in the Jungle

On the hill town of Kandy, in Sri Lanka, surrounded by jungle and wildlife, appears a fancy mix of colours, an explosion of art, kitsch and oddities. Is that a hidden world? It’s maybe some strange alien dropped down from Mars to create an alternative lifestyle residence? Mmmh…no, dear travellers, you can leave your worries…

Cebu, Philippines – The Sleepy Little Town of Moalboal

Comprised of over 7,000 islands, the Philippines are a tropical paradise. Every island seems to have its own identity and offers something to each traveler. Friendly locals, beautiful beaches, and volcano treks are just a few things that draw people to the Philippines. But as you will quickly find out, there is so much to…

Inle Lake, Myanmar – The Art of Fishing

Inle Lake deserves more than one single day’s visit. The best way to reach it is to take a bus (from Mandaly, or Yangon) to Nyaungshwe, the main access point to Inle Lake. To organize a boat tour around the lake, go to the Harbour and look for some locals. Bargain the price and arrange with them the…

Midigama, Sri Lanka – Face Your Fears at the Snake Farm

Sri Lanka may seem like a small island rather than it’s own country, but this place has much more to offer than one could possibly imagine. From the surfing beach scene, national parks, the Hill Country, ancient cities, and isolated north, there is more to do and see in this country than one trip will…

Koh Rong, Cambodia – On This Island, We Don’t Need Roads

Sihanoukville( ក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ ), also known as Kampong Som , or Kampong Saom , is a port city in southern Cambodia, overlooking the Gulf of Siam . The city was founded in 1964 and soon became the most important seaport of Cambodia and this place is perfect if you are looking for relaxation and quiet. When…

Brunei – The Peculiar Capital of Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB)

Brunei Darussalam is a small country located in the midst of Malaysian Borneo that often gets overlooked by travelers. This little sultanate country has some of the best-preserved and most pristine rainforests in Borneo. Unlike its neighbors, Brunei has some of the largest oil fields in South East Asia. Its wealthy state is not represented…

Borneo, Malaysia – The Last Orangutans

Malaysia is a diverse country that tends to surprise travelers. With two separate islands there is more to this Asian country than meets the eye. Peninsular Malaysia boasts bustling cities, delicious food, and island getaways, with a faster pace of life. Borneo, the third largest island in the world, is a place all in it’s…