Vietnam – Mekong Delta Tour

Going on a tour to the Mekong Delta is for sure a very touristy thing to do and for all the buses and crowds that went to the same place, I would likely not do this ever again even it was a reasonable price for a full day tour (including lunch). But I have to Read More


Vietnam – The Cu Chi Tunnels

We arrived at the Cu Chi Tunnels around 3pm so we decided to just do the tunnels and nothing else, the area is so massive that you need an hour to do the tunnels and the whole area gets closed at 5pm.There are a few more options you can choose to do, but the lady at Read More


Vietnam – Buying a motorbike

BIKE INSPECTION CHECKLIST If you decide to buy a used bike, make sure you always check a few things before you buy: Engine: Put the bike on the center stand, start the engine, and go for it. Listen to anything that does not sound right like clicks, scratching etc.. Make sure the engine is fit Read More


Vietnam – Airport, Visa on arrival 

Visa application: When you plan to visit Vietnam you should organise yourself a visa if you want to be in the country longer then 15 days (15 days are on arrival but please always check your countries visa requirements) You can go to the next vietnamese embassy, pay a bit more and get your visa Read More


Sri Lanka – 5 Things to do in beautiful Ella

Trip to Ella: To get from Weligama to Unawatuna, we took the Tuk Tuk to Mataram and from there the bus to Ella. The bus was 240 LKR p.p. (price Aug. 2016) The drive to Ella was already beautiful even the bus was absolutely full and when i say full, I mean full. People were Read More


Sri Lanka – Dhowa Rock Temple

The Dhowa Rock Temple dates back over 2000 years and is a protected heritage site + a hidden gem in the surroundings of Ella. I really enjoyed seeing it. The Dhowa Rock Temple (also known as Dowa Rajamaha Viharaya) is famous for the beautiful paintings and sculptures in the temple and of course for the Read More


Sri Lanka – Hilltop Pagoda

Driving around Ella on a scooter is a great way of seeing the surroundings and finding a few hidden gems. Along the tea tree plantations, forests, green fields and palm trees you will also find yourself enjoying the feeling of adventure and the lovely smell of the fresh air. We found the temple by accident on a Read More


Sri Lanka – The Nine Arch Bridge

The nine arch bridge is located in Demodara and like the little Adam’s peak, not to far away from Ella but still a 2 hour walk or 20min drive. There are two ways to get there, follow the rails from Ella railway station or on the street by foot or scooter. Both ways are mostly Read More


Sri Lanka – UVA Halpewatte Tea Factory 

With the map that we got from our home stay it was easy to find the UVA Hallewatte Tea Factory but Ella is anyway not complicated to get around. The tea factory is in a massive old building up on a hill with an impressive view from the balcony that runs around the waiting hall/tea Read More


Sri Lanka – Hiking up little Adams Peak 

Little Adams Peak was recommended to us from a few people for it’s amazing views, easy hike and accessible from town . Hiking up Little Adams Peak is around 30-45 min and definitely easier as his big brother the Adam’s Peak with around 5-6 Hours and lots and lots of stairs. Also we heard if Read More