We often see the question whether it is wise to travel with a suitcase or with a backpack. That's why we have decided to take both with us on this trip. Along the way we compared what was the best for us; the suitcase or the backpack. The first problem we found while packing the suitcase … Continue reading Suitcase or Backpack?
Malaysia is a tropical country in South-East Asia. It has borders with Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines. It consists of two parts; the peninsula Malaysia and the island of Borneo. In this article you’ll find practical information about Malaysia, as well as our highlights of this wonderful Asian country. Capital: Kuala Lumpur Population: 31,19 million … Continue reading Practical information Malaysia
Our last blog was about the South of Peru, and of course, we traveled further until Quito, Ecuador. Our first stop north of Lima was Trujillo. We took a nightbus from Lima to here and arrived early in the morning. Trujillo was kind of a stop between transfers, but we couldn`t resist to rent two … Continue reading North Peru and Ecuador
The time to leave Cuzco after an amazing jungle experience and the Machu Picchu has arrived. Lucky for us, the road ahead was very exciting as well. We travelled from Cuzco to Lima by Peru Hop bus and also stopped in Arequipa, the Colca Canyon, Nazca, Huacachina and Paracas. Arequipa in South Peru The first … Continue reading Traveling in South Peru
The first thing we noticed when we were trying to go to the Manu jungle in Peru, is that this could be very expensive! We saw crazy amounts asked by tour operators and travel guides. For instance, a week in the Manu jungle could cost you $1000 dollar per person if you do it with … Continue reading On a budget: The Manu jungle
Finally the day arrived to visit one of the highlights of our trip, the Machu Picchu! We were able to get a great deal and visit the Machu Picchu for only $70, including transfer from and back to Cuzco, breakfast, lunch, dinner and one night in a hostel. We did a 2 days / 1 … Continue reading Incredible Machu Picchu
Our first stop in Peru after leaving Bolivia is Cuzco. From here we went straight to the Amazon jungle. The first day of our Manu jungle experience was mostly driving with a minibus through the jungle. It took us nine hours to get from Cuzco to Salvacion, Manu. We went from 3200 meters above sea … Continue reading Amazing Manu Amazon