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Life updates

August 21, 2016

Hi guys, how have you been? Long time no see, huh? I’m writing this on a reverse side of a printed train ticket on my way to Leuven from Amsterdam, typing it in Kyiv a few days after, almost unedited and, finally, publishing from Amsterdam, two months later.

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Diving, Thailand

Ko Lipe diving

February 29, 2016

We’ve heard about this little island just above Langkawi from a bunch of friends. Usually they would need to catch their breath when talking about it – they were that excited about their stay. Knowing there is no decent diving in Langkawi as it’s technically the Strait of Malacca, we thought nothing good can be so close by. And were mistaken!

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How to choose where to go diving

February 21, 2016

Every 6 months I have this question and now and then people ask me about it, so I thought I’d sum it up here – the hardship of how to choose where to go diving.

So sit comfortably, it’s a how-to nerd with you and today’s story is about diving and the hard and complex process of choosing where to go diving in Southeast Asia, what to keep in mind and a few tricks I use.

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How taking IELTS helped me in daily life

February 6, 2016


I needed to take an IELTS test (International English Language Testing System) for a visa. I’ll tell you more later, everything is still in process now, so not to jinx.

The results came in yesterday and I wanted to share the experience and how taking IELTS actually ended up helping my daily life. And this might come handy to those of you who need to take the test for visas as well.

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Malaysia, Trekking

Penang National Park hike

December 13, 2015

A while back we went to Penang for a weekend (can’t remember if there was any special occasion, there must have been, probably a film festival or something) and on a Sunday morning we went for a hike. This was my first beach-jungle hike and if you happen to be in Penang, I do recommend you do it.

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7 inspiring tree house hotels in Asia

December 6, 2015

I have a pretty collection of inspiring hotels and places I would love to stay at someday. I am a bit of a bookmark hoarder, I confess, I save a lot of different links (hotels, things to do or see, cafes to go one day etc) and I thought, why not share it with you? That way one of us gets inspired and sooner or later goes, right? Double-win.

Since many of you found my previous post about KL getaway hotels useful, I thought I’d share more. So here’s the second round: 7 inspiring tree house hotels in Asia. Bookmark, share and enjoy!

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