Malaysia: The road to Borneo

Borneo is the third largest island in the world, home to one of the oldest rainforests on the planet, and contains an assortment of endemic species. We only had 2 weeks here so we spent most of our time at two national parks, Bako and Mulu. Bako National Park Bako may be one of the smallest national parks in Sarawak but it is host to an incredible range of wildlife and almost all plants native to Borneo. [Read More]
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Nepal: The trek to Everest Base Camp

I’ve hiked to Everest Base Camp and I’m not going to lie; it’s easier than everyone makes it out to be. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a walk in the park either but you’re rewarded with some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet. Most tours complete the trek in about 12 days and even though this is manageable there is no room for unforeseen circumstances such as sickness or weather. [Read More]
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Fast times in Myanmar

Myanmar is an emerging tourist destination nestled between India, China and Thailand. Being a union of many different ethnic regions the country comes with a diverse range of traditions and customs. It is a country defined by its difficult past and promising future; you can’t help but notice the burgeoning optimism of the Myanmar people. Come with an open mind and sense of adventure and you won’t leave disappointed. [Read More]
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Packing for SE Asia Part 1: What I'm planning to take

There are literally a million packing lists on the internet for SE Asia, but only a few of them follow up with the realities of living out of a 38L carry-on sized bag. All these lists have one thing in common - pack as little as possible. I set myself the one carry-on bag challenge and… I failed. Mainly because I had a couple of items that I could not take carry-on so I had to use a very small checked bag. [Read More]
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