Siem Reap’s floating villages

From Siem Reap, you can explore Tonle Sap lake and the floating villages. Before you book a tour though, I advise you to read some of the tripadvisor reviews to adjust your expectations.

Continue reading “Siem Reap’s floating villages”

Visit Kulen Mountain / Phnom Kulen

One of the trips I took while in Cambodia was an organized tour to the Kulen Mountain, the river of the 1000 Lingas and nearby waterfalls.

Continue reading “Visit Kulen Mountain / Phnom Kulen”

Top 5 temples in Angkor, Cambodia

When you want to explore Cambodia, there is no way around the temples of Angkor. The city that sits right next to this UNESCO world heritage site is Siem Reap. And its airport is conveniently connected to many cities in Southeast Asia.

Continue reading “Top 5 temples in Angkor, Cambodia”

6 reasons to visit the Philippines – a picture guide

One month in the Philippines has left me with many great memories. I am sure there is much more to see than what I could do in 30 days (end of my visa), but here are a few good reasons why you should consider the islands for your next holidays.

Continue reading “6 reasons to visit the Philippines – a picture guide”

What to do at Singapore’s Changi Airport – Terminal 2

Who hasn’t been in this situation. You are trying to find the cheapest flight to somewhere. You go to your trusted flight search engine or app and find a reasonable price. Getting slightly excited, you click on it, then… 18h stopover at…, well definitely somewhere you weren’t planning to go.

Continue reading “What to do at Singapore’s Changi Airport – Terminal 2”

How to travel to Banaue, Batad and Hapoa

Want to walk in the footsteps of the ancient indigenous people of the Philippines? Interested in culture and history? Then I suggest you visit the Ifugao region north of Manila. You will be able to walk through 2000 year old rice terraces, built with minimal equipment by locals whose descendants still plant rice and vegetables on the terraces today.

Continue reading “How to travel to Banaue, Batad and Hapoa”

Sarah’s Wanderland nominated for a Liebster Award

Mabuhay from the Philippines! 🙂 So I started traveling a month ago and decided to start a blog, mainly for the fun of it, but also to learn something new. I am definitely not the most tech-savvy person and have not been into Social Media too much. The first thing that has definitely taken me by surprise is how much work this actually involves. After my first few breakdowns on WordPress, I am starting to enjoy it, though. 

Continue reading “Sarah’s Wanderland nominated for a Liebster Award”

iDTGV? Travel in a zen or zap atmosphere

You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there. – Yogi Berra

 

idtgv

 

I recently decided to visit some friends living in the Southwest of France. I had to book my train tickets, but still found a very good deal travelling on an iDTGV. I had never heard of it before, even though it has been available as a means of travel since 2004 (and is considered a low-cost version of the actual TGV). All the trains run from/to Paris and serve over 30 stations. You have to book your tickets online and print out a copy or download it to your mobile phone.

Continue reading “iDTGV? Travel in a zen or zap atmosphere”