Snapshots of Hong Kong

Snapshots of Hong Kong

Hoe lang is een Chinees? Zijn Chinezen in eigen land even vastberaden om alle andere toeristen te vernederen wat betreft het aantal genomen selfies? Hoe hou je die stokjes precies vast om efficiënt een portie noedels naar binnen te werken? En vooral: is het mogelijk...

KAWTHAUNG – Southern gateway to a new country

KAWTHAUNG – Southern gateway to a new country

Diana and I are running late when we arrive to the Tha Saphlan Plaa jetty, where the Thai immigration post is located. Despite being woken up at 7 in the morning by a strange and very loud parade passing under the balcony of the Ranong hostel dorm we are sharing, we...

A month in Thailand

A month in Thailand

I’ve just crossed the border between Thailand and Myanmar. A little frequented land border mostly used by tourists doing visa runs to renew their Thai visas, thereby spending only minutes in the fascinating young country that Myanmar is. I on the other hand couldn’t...

Bye bye 2017, you’ve been great (to me)

Bye bye 2017, you’ve been great (to me)

2017 Recap Dear 2017, we've had fun together. You've been one of those years where everything worked out really well in the end. You've given me lots of changes to deal with, allowed me to reach personal and professional goals and gave me some well-spent time with the...