City of cats

I grew up with cats, and accordingly, I love them. Unlike Berlin, Bangkok’s streets are full of cats and these are just a few of the many cats we saw.

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Books we like: Under the Banyan tree

This winter, we went to Cambodia and Thailand. With only three weeks in total, we ended up visiting Cambodia for only a little more than a week. Barely long enough to appreciate the beauty of the temples and the tropical countryside, and far too short to understand the miracle of traveling through a country that […]

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Sleeping in a Korean love hotel

At times, even finding a decent place to sleep is an adventure. Among the more unusual options in Korea are love hotels. Even if not intended to serve as accommodation for backpackers, guide books sometimes do recommend them for precisely that purpose. Not too expensive, clean bathrooms, you get the deal. Confronted with a lack […]

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Where would you go?

Desley Jane from Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist asked us where we would go to if money was not a concern. The question immediately reminded me of a book I read a few months ago in which German journalist and winner of 500.000 € in the German edition of ‘Who wants to be a […]

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