I believe Koh Tao is one of the best and cheapest places to get your open water certificate, so when I was on Koh Tao last summer, I decided to do a open water course. I did my open water course with Roctopus. After some research online and taking with some friends, I believed Roctopus … More Spotlight on: Getting my open water certificate with Roctopus.
During both of my stays on Koh Tao I stayed in Sairee Village. There are plenty of restaurants so it can be a bit difficult to know which ones are ok (like The Brother and Su Chili) and which ones are a very good. I have visited these four in both 2015 and 2016. Tijdens … More Spotlight on: My 4 favorite restaurants in Sairee Village, Koh Tao
Koh Phi Phi is besides the partyscene, known for its diving. There are a lot of diveschools on the island where you can either do a try-dive or get your open water certificate. In 2015, I decided to do a try-dive at Island Divers; it meant that I would do two dives on one day, … More Spotlight on: A try-dive at Koh Phi Phi
When I visited Chiang Mai last year for the second time, I wanted to spend a day with elephants again. In 2015 I had spend a day at Ran-Tong ‘Elephant Centre’. During that day we did some caretaking (in a small group of 6 people) and got up close with three babies and an adult … More Spotlight on: Elephant Nature Park (Thailand, 2016)
Besides a cooking course and spending a day with elephants, ziplining is another one of the must-do’s when you are in Chiang Mai. In 2015 the thought of ziplining scared me too much, but in 2016 I decided I had to try it… and I had the best time! Finding the right organisation is, just … More Spotlight on: Jungle Flight (ziplining)