Travel Resources

Lonely Planet Thorntree Forum:
The forum to the renowned guidebooks. Almost every question is answered here. Lot’s of great info and helpful people. (German):
The travel site by the same couple that do the forum above. Lots of practical on preparing that big trip.

Seat 61:
Train Travel in every country you can imagine. The latest info and timetables…always up to date.

South East Asia Travel Info and local maps with an emphasis on Laos.

Golden Triangle Riders (GT Rider):
Great resources for motorbike tours in South East Asia. hey have the best maps.


Stormrider Surcamp Bali:
Great Surfcamp in the heart of tranquil and laid back Canggu. Great facilities, great service, great food and good surf guiding.
One of the best sites on staying fit for surfing. Cris offers tutorials, videos and advice on excercise and nutrition.

Soul Surfers Forum (German):
Best German forum for surfers from surfers. Info on camps, spots and equipment.


Wicked Diving
Probably the best dive shop in Labuan Bajo. If you want to dive Komodo, dive with the wicked.


Tree Lodge, Mondulkiri – Cambodia
Mr. Tree has a beautiful guesthouse and organizes maybe the best treks in the area. Guides from the Bunong minority.


Serge Ramelli Photography:
Best tutorials on DSLR photography and Lightroom. I got all my knowledge on LR from his video tutorials on youtube.

Digital Photography School:
One of the best resources for photography tutorials, tips and tricks, advice on gear and anything else in terms of photography you might ever need. Check out my articles at DPS.