Legend has it that it never rains in Turpan in summertime. And yet, the courtyard of hotel the Silk Road Lodges was sodden when we left our oriental-style room. Oh yes! Finally, a few drops to cool down … Read More
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Not so long ago, as we were putting together our itinerary for Peru, I received an email from Kerstin’s great aunt. The lady is in her 70s, but keeps roaming the world despite the many illnesses she has. And … Read More
In Yunnan, girls wear flowers in all four seasons. And toes are exposed all year round. These are two of the famous Eighteen Oddities of Yunnan Province. Located in southwestern China at an average altitude of 1,900 meters above … Read More
A trip always starts with a dream. A perfume, a promise and a thirst to discover different cultures and customs. The ancient Silk Road has always intrigued us. A trade route that connected Europe and China via Central Asia, and … Read More
When we think of summer, we dream of warm temperatures and long sunny days. But traveling to Asia during the summer months can be tricky : most Asian destinations are hot, sticky and humid. You might also experience lots of … Read More
It’s very typical in Belgium: the road splits in two and there’s no sign where each path leads to. Kerstin slowed down her car. Which way? she asked. The one on the left would take us back to where we … Read More
Remember to drink a cup of freshly-squeezed orange juice at the welcome center when you drive into Florida! My big sis insisted as if it were the best fresh orange juice ever. After all, she lived in Florida in the … Read More
We were sitting in a vegan restaurant in Cusco, chatting with a lovely Greek couple whom we met on Taquile island the previous week. So what is your favorite country? they asked. It took me less than a second to … Read More
Spring, especially April, May and early June, is our favourite time to explore Europe. It’s finally warm enough to not shiver while travelling around Northern Europe. And it’s still not too hot to go hiking in Southern Europe. However, with … Read More