I have finally recovered from the theft of my laptop which took place in Indonesia. As a poor traveler with no gold nuggets set aside, this is can be quite devastating. Not so bad in the matter of owning a laptop no more, but with that sad series of events, I lost half of my … Continue reading Echos of the East.
Yogyakarta is famous for its neighbouring temples with Borobudur being the most spectacular of them. Im not a very big fan of temples, especially if local people charge up to 20 euros(take for example that most of the museums here are around 1 euro or so) to visit one. Hell, with 20 euros, I could … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Yogyakarta.
Karimunjawa is a small paradise island approximately 2 hour (or 4 if you go by slow ferry) away from the main island Java. Apparently almost all island that have made their way to separating from the big ones are paradise islands around the ring of fire. Atleast that was my impression when I was getting … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Le Paradise drowning special – Karimunjawa
It is advisable to skip mayor cities if travelling Southeast Asia. Sometimes there just is not a way to do that, because almost all the transport routes flow through them. All of that definitely is about Jakarta. Although being a pretty impressive city, a day or two in those bustling streets is enough to see … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Jakarta & Semarang
The worlds biggest volcanic lake should definitely get your dopamine levels rising. While cruising around its endless up and down winding banks, the vastness quickly sinks in you. Let a local take your picture next to the lake and looking at that pic, you can really sense what you are dealing with. This is the … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Does Lake Toba free your DOPA?
The jungle is my type of environment. It is looking so humble and peaceful when you take you first steps under the canopy, but deep down every third plant, animal or situation is trying to drag you underground. With every step you take, you have to double check what are you grabbing to help you … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Bukit Lawang, the perfect jungle getaway.
If it comes to a city with over 2 million people, you are for sure going to cross paths with individuals whos taste ranges from being on a fruit diet to consuming sumo style uncountable courses of fatty goodness. Some people choose to live in a hut with very little on their hands and some … Continue reading Meathippie travels: Medan, does it turn around vegans?
I do not know why, but when I have thought about Singapore, I have imagined rivers made of gold and businessmen walking around wearing suits made out of carved diamonds. It was a surprise to see that the situation is completely different. Although the bustling downtown area looks vast and does not fit into my … Continue reading Meathippie travels: To pore or not to Singapore?
When I first thought of a snow village, I imagined a vast area full of huts and iglus that you can explore. I was imagening snow built cafes and mökkis(little cottages in finnish) you can sleep in. That's why coming to this (the picture below), made me think of going in and asking my petrol … Continue reading Lapland Hotels Snowvillage