A quick stop in Kota Bharu

After a great stay in the Perhentians, we decided to stop one night in Kota Bharu and fly from there the next day. At first sight, Kota Bharu appears to be a glauque, uncharming, dirty, somewhat dodgy city. This is not far off the mark and I would say that most people would not want to stay more than one night there. But, if you … Continue reading A quick stop in Kota Bharu

Beautiful Perhentian Islands

After our disappointing stay in the Gilis Islands I had very low expectations for the Perhentian Islands in Malaysia. But what a surprise when we got to the Perhentians! These Malaysian islands are absolutely nothing like the Gilis, that’s for sure. They are much more preserved, the coral is in far better condition, and there is still enough wild nature to ensure a peaceful and … Continue reading Beautiful Perhentian Islands

Too old for this shit… Kuta, Lombok with baby

Too old for this shit… Kuta, Lombok with baby We arrived in Kuta, Lombok full of hope that we would finally have a more authentic taste of Indonesia. The transport was great – sitting right in the front, getting scared at every curve, and even, oddly, getting to watch Justin Bieber’s christmas DVD… The driver left us at the corner of a tiny unpaved street … Continue reading Too old for this shit… Kuta, Lombok with baby

A wedding in the jungle: The Tailwind Jungle Lodge

A wedding in the jungle: The Tailwind Jungle Lodge One year ago we flew with our 5 month old baby to get married in the Mexican jungle. We wanted a simple and small wedding, had a small budget, and a taste for adventure. After a bit of research we found the perfect place: we would get married at the Tailwind Jungle Lodge, a yoga retreat … Continue reading A wedding in the jungle: The Tailwind Jungle Lodge