Truffle Hunting + Mountain Towns: Inland Istria in Winter

Croatia may be known for her coasts, but inland Istria had much to offer too, especially when winter rolls around. A triangular shaped peninsula, with sea to the west and south and Slovenia to the north, Istria consists of seaside towns (we were based in Rovinj to the west), as well as the rolling countryside which we took a day trip to during our roadtrip. … Continue reading Truffle Hunting + Mountain Towns: Inland Istria in Winter

Clear Water in Perhentian Islands

When I first saw the photos of Perhentian Islands, I thought that the colour of the waters had to be photoshopped. Located at the north-east most part of Malaysia, the islands are a haven for sea turtles and the clear waters provide a great diving and snorkeling spot in good weather. We headed up there in late September for three full days, just after the … Continue reading Clear Water in Perhentian Islands

The waterways of Kejimkujik National Park

Kejimkujik National Park and her series of lakes, rivers and streams! How I wished we had more time here than the one single night and day, so that we could have gone camping on one of the islands in Lake Keji.. or back country camping after kayaking up streams. We had to make do, however, and arrived in the late afternoon after whale watching at … Continue reading The waterways of Kejimkujik National Park