Hey! We are Marco and Kit, an Italian/Malaysian mixed-race couple who, since 2009, has traveled from Malaysia to Italy overland multiple times. Almost 10 years later, we still live in Southeast Asia, from where we keep hitting the roads less-trodden and the countries most misunderstood, writing and photographing our adventures for some of the world's best travel publications.
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45 Useful tips for Traveling to Tibet in 2020

To many, travel to Tibet is the stuff of dreams. High mountain passes, ancient Buddhist culture (have you been to Ladakh too?), friendly people, yaks, stunning turquoise alpine lakes, and of course, the chance of seeing Mount Everest are all incredible travel experiences. We promise you that if you travel […]

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Why October is the Best Time to Visit Ladakh

The former Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh is a beautiful area of India. Its capital Leh is one of the unmissable hill stations in North India you should visit at least once in your life, and certainly also still one of the real unexplored destinations in India. It’s so close to Tibet […]

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Complete Guide to Crossing the Tibet Nepal border at Kyirong

When thinking of touring Tibet the best choice, in our opinion, is to combine the visit with an overland exploration between China and Nepal. You may know however that in 2015, the terrible Nepal earthquake damaged the former border post of Zhangmu on the Friendship Highway, making overland travel between […]


Xining to Lhasa Train: the Stress-Free Guide on How to Get to Tibet by Train

We finally bit the bullet and travelled to Tibet by train from Xining, in Qinghai, Western China. This post describes the experience of travelling from Xining to Lhasa by train, what we believe is the most scenic — and also healthiest way, considering the potential altitude sickness issues — to […]

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Alternative 10 Days Kerala Itinerary to Get off the Beaten Track

Kerala, on the southwestern tip of India, is one of its most visited states, and also the one with the highest literacy rate. There are many places to visit in Kerala, especially for those who love nature: from hidden backwaters to jungle and dense forest, Kerala is full of beautiful […]

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Why you Should Explore the Offbeat Kochi Backwaters on a Bicycle

Kerala may be the most visited state in India, and Kochi its most famous city. The Chinese Fishing Nets of Fort Kochi are absolutely one of the most photographed images in South India, and the town gets its fair share of tourists throughout the year (for a very different Indian […]

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