170 KM – A ten Hours Trip to Kho Chang

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When I travelled from Pattaya to Koh Samet it took me one hour by minivan and one hour by ferry to reach my destination. All in all for the roughly eighty kilometres it was only two and a half hours from door to door. From Koh Samet to Koh Chang it is around 170 kilometres. My mathematics capabilities have never been my strength, but I could still make the simple calculation that for about twice the distance I … Read More

Visit Singapore but stay in Indonesia

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Singapore is an expensive city, even for western standards. When I decided to visit Singapore and searched for a hotel I was pretty shocked and distracted by the hefty prices you have to pay for a moderate middle class hotel. And if you look at the reviews it did not sound very promising either. I was already thinking about deleting Singapore from my list of destinations for this year´s Asia trip when I came across Batam. Batam is … Read More