Kyoto – temples, kimono rentals and mystic Gion district

Did you ever see the 2005 movie “Memoirs of a geisha”? Or have you ever been fascinated about the ancient traditions of a country that is so different to ours? If you want to experience the mixture between tradition and modern life, I will give you a little insight into a city shrouded in mysticism… Continue reading Kyoto – temples, kimono rentals and mystic Gion district

Hanoi – motorbikes, coffee and phở gà

Hanoi, capital of and with a population of around 7.8 Mio. people the second largest city in Vietnam. To be honest it was either continuing in Cambodia with a huge bus ride, flying to the Philippines with islands being shut down due to corona panic (no, not the beer) and 3 flights until arriving at… Continue reading Hanoi – motorbikes, coffee and phở gà

Siem Reap – dust, tuktuk and Angkor what?!

Angkor - home of Cambodia’s most popular tourist attraction Angkor Wat. It was the capital city of the Khmer Empire, which ruled the region during at the time and contains hundreds of temples. A national pride to the people who are still struggling with the traumatic past. The most famous temple of the complex is… Continue reading Siem Reap – dust, tuktuk and Angkor what?!