Tom and Tessa

South East Asia 2016-17

Author: Tessa

Chiang Mai two

Bags packed (Taschen gepackt) and motorbike fully fuelled (vollgetankt), we set off on the 672 turns back down to Chiang…

Chiang Mai one

After our short but great visit to Luang Prabang, it was time to go back where it all started: Thailand….

Hanoi

As you’ve read from Porko in his guest post; after our luxurious train ride and checking into Queen Light Hotel,…

Da Nang

For the following morning (31.01.) Thao had arranged a car to pick us up to drive us to Da Nang,…

Hoi An part two

Next morning I woke up to a pleasant surprise. Tom had told Thao it’s my birthday, so I was treated…

Happy Birthday, Mama!

Alles Liebe & Gute zu deinem Geburtstag!😘🎁🎉🍾 ❤️-liche Grüße von An Bang Beach!

Quy Nhon

With the Tet New Year festival (more about that in our next post) fast approaching (nähern) and this time being…

Nha Trang

On the morning of the 20th we took a bus to Nha Trang, Vietnam’s most popular beach destination on the…

Mui Ne

At 9am on the 13th January, we were picked up for our bus journey to Mui Ne, a small beach…

Sydney

Very tired we arrived at Sydney at around 2:15am on the 28th December. We took an Uber to Matt’s apartment,…

Surfers Paradise

Our next destination was Surfers Paradise where we would stay with my friend Brad, whom I’ve met on my previous…

Brisbane

On the 16th of December we were finally headed to Australia and we were both looking forward to a little…

Gili Islands

Our last destination in Indonesia and also one we were most looking forward to were the Gili Islands. Set at…

Bali

Leaving Java, we took the public ferry from Banyuwangi and then a public bus to Kuta Beach – all for…

Yogyakarta

On the morning of the 23rd we finally (endlich) left Jakarta and I can honestly (ehrlich) say I have never…

Cameron Highlands

Late as usual, we were picked up for our transfer to the bus station for our journey to the Cameron…

Langkawi

Our time in Thailand had come to an end, next stop: Malaysia. We decided that our first stop should be…

Koh Phi Phi💛

On wednesday (26.10.2016), we arrived at our most favourite place in Thailand so far: the Phi Phi Islands. The Phi…

Happy Birthday, Papa!

Alles Liebe & Gute zu deinem Geburtstag!😘🎁🎉🍾 ❤️-liche Grüße von James Bond Island!

Koh Samui part one

Today – our first full day on Koh Samui – we decided to hire and moped to travel round the…

A bus ride to remember🚐

“TAM. Hey TAM! How do you say? Taveller or tavelling?” ‘Not again’, I thought to myself. When will he go…

SUN!☀️

Today, on our last day on Koh Phayam, we finally had some sun! Which we used to explore the other…

Sunset on the rooftop

Sun setting over Bangkok from the roof of our hotel in Chinatown.

One night on Khao San Road

“…a short road that has the longest dream in the world”

Welcome to the year 2559

Why is that? Thailand uses Buddhist era dating, which is 543 years ahead of our Gregorian calendar. Things are a…

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