South Asia

Delhi, why are you so noisy?

French breakfast in the Indian way Delhi is the overcrowded capital of an overcrowded country. Huge, dirty and noisy, it […]

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Sardhana, the story which inspired Jules Verne

Let’s dive for a while in the epic past of the 18en century in India. India was then Indias, a […]

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Taj express to Agra

It is maybe the most recognizable monument in the world. If you try to draw it on a sheet of […]

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Custom made New Dehli

Buying a custom-made suit is a bargain in India. There are many tailors in Delhi. Here is a guide to […]

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Jaipur, from star dust to … dust-storm

The highway which goes to Jaipur is tared, but you can’t help swallow a lot of dust. Our nose is […]

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Chittorgarh and Bundi, Indian countryside and conviviality

Even in Rajahstan, the most touristic state of India, it is easy to get out of the beaten path and […]

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Udaipur, view over the lake

Close your eyes and imagine… Sun is setting on the Pichola artificial lake of Udaipur. Udaipur, what a magic name, […]

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Ahmedabad and its Pols

We arrived in Ahmedabad by bus, and not by train (see our first experience with trains in India). Ahmedabad is […]

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Hardship of low budget traveling in India

Arriving in India is often tough because of the great contrast. We were particularly unlucky for our first 24 hours […]

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Visa application in foreign countries

When we travel for a long time it is not quite easy to apply for visas a long time in […]

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A short introduction to India

The lights of the landing plan pierce the night at Mumbai (Bombay) airport. India receive us for a few weeks. […]

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How to go to Bangkok airport (cheap, no traffic jam)

Don’t trust the airport website (outdated), nor the tourist information (not sure), neither the travel agencies (trying to sell their […]

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TukTuk Bangkok

Long and dusty is the railway travel from Chumphon (South ) to Bangkok. 3rd class wooden seats, slow paces and […]

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Chiang Khan , Nong Khai, two different faces of the Mekong river

Separating Laos, Cambodia and Thailand is the tranquil and large Mekong. We invite you t discover the Mekong trough a […]

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Phu Kradung, french landscapes in Thailand

After all those visits of temples we wanted to change a bit and take some fresh air. Thus we decided […]

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Sukhothai, temples and palaces of a former great kingdom

After our visit of Ayutthaya we were not already bored by temples and Buddhas. Thus we decided to continue our […]

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Lopburi , sleepy monkey town

But what is a monkey town ? For me, a town where the real inhabitants are the monkeys. Small, agile, […]

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Ayutthaya

Between the 14th and the 18th centuries Ayutthaya, also known as Siam, was a very powerful kingdom. We spent some […]

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Koh Tao, holiday in holiday in holiday

Most people will say we have been in holidays for 7 months and we won’t contradict them. After all we […]

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Night Market in Chumphon

If you go to Koh Tao island you will probably go through Chumphon. However few travelers spend some time in […]

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Phuket, touristy island

The flying time between Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand is only 45 minutes. Plus several hours between […]

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Muezzins songs

There is a music often sounding in the Malaysian streets, in its villages, coming from well decorated towers to stroke […]

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Dabong, a small town along the railway

By taking the train to go to Dabong, you leave behind the very urban Malaysia. Our train was 15 years […]

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Kota Bharu, city of traditions

We stopped for few days in Kota Bharu, newt to the Thai border, in the north of Malaysia. Here also […]

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Georgetown, a suspiciously nice brochure … Beware!

We decided to go to Georgetown, Penang Island, because of the very nice booklet of the tourist office. It was […]

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Tanah Rata, a peaceful retreat in Cameron Highlands

How comical is the history of Tanah Rata! Brits living in Malaysia were suffering from the hot and the humidity. […]

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Kuala Lumpur

The shadow of the Petronas Towers hang over Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia. And this shadow certainly does help with […]

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Tioman Island, varans, jungle and wrecks

2 hours in the over-air-conditioned ferry is a got appetizer for Tioman Island, in Malaysia. The bordreing China Sea with […]

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The food lovers’ paradise

Singapore is often described as a mix between Asia and Occident (see our article about the city). But Singapore is […]

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Singapore, an english-asiatic mix

The plan is slowly turning down toward the Singapore airport, and I start wondering what I should expect of this […]

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