Danum Valley's canopy walkway in the morning mist, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

6 Exciting Sabah Trips: 3-5-Day to One-Week Itineraries in Sabah, Borneo

Sabah trips can be tailored to different kinds of itineraries – all of them…


Orangutan eating bananas in Semenggoh Orangutan Rehabilitation Center-borneo-malaysia

Where To See Orangutans in Borneo: The Best Places For Wild Orangutans And Sanctuary Visits

It’s easy to see orangutans in sanctuaries around Borneo, but you need a little…


Lankayan Island is an unspoilt paradise off the coast of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

Searching the Best Snorkeling Spot in Borneo? Go to Lankayan Island!

Looking for a tropical paradise island in Malaysian Borneo, with world-class…


Kuching Waterfront lines the south bank of Sarawak river, offering scenic views towards Fort Margherita and the Astana

What to Eat and Drink in Kuching - And Where!

The atmospheric city of Kuching is known for its food, so why not to eat and…


Happy Bornean Sun Bear in a tree in Sabah, Malaysia

11 Exciting Things to Do in Sepilok: Perfect Introduction to Borneo!

The tiny town of Sepilok offers an exciting prelude to the orangutans, sun…


Relax in Lankayan Island in Malaysian Borneo.

Best Lodges to Experience the Real Borneo, Malaysia

Explore the rainforests of Borneo, swim with turtles on a paradise island and…


A beautiful view from the Abai Lodge's deck to the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Borneo

Kinabatangan River Cruise in Malaysian Borneo: Everything You Need to Know

Are you planning a Kinabatangan River cruise? Read on to learn how to compare…


An orangutan thinking in Semenggoh Orangutan Center, near Kuchin, Malaysian Borneo

The Best of Borneo in 2 Weeks: Itinerary for Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, Snorkeling, and Jungles

Squeeze the highlights of Borneo into an adventurous 2-week itinerary. Explore…


English Tea House is a surprising find in Malaysian Borneo. Tucked away upon a hill overlooking Sandakan Bay, English Tea House boasts a croquet lawn and spectacular views towards the Sulu Sea and islets guarding the coastal town.

Sight of the Week: English Tea House, Sandakan (Borneo)

Authentic English Tea House with a croquet lawn is a surprising find in Borneo.…


A Bornean Sun Bear called Loki in the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center in Sabah, Malysia

Making Friends with the Tiniest Bear in the World – the Bornean Sun Bear

A pair of dark eyes and a golden-colored snout with a pink nose tip peeks at me…


Courtyard inside the Forbidden City, Beijing, China

The Forbidden City – a Nest of Ghost Stories

I’ve often heard that the Forbidden City in Beijing is one of the…


The old Bokor Palace and Casino under renovation in Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia

The Strange Charm of the Bokor Hill Station in Cambodia

Near the coast side town of Kampot in Cambodia is a cluster of old, abandoned…


Stormy sky over Lombok, as seen from Gili Meno

How I Fell in Love With Gili Islands, Indonesia

Gili Islands spoiled me in so many ways that after visiting several renowned…


Yonghegong Lama temple, Beijing, China

Sight of the Week: Yonghegong Lama Temple, Beijing, China

Yonghegong Lama Temple is a sole, little haven of Tibetan Buddhism in the…


Temple garden in Koyasan Mount Koya Japan

Finding Zen in Koyasan - Japan’s Sacred Mount Koya

Koyasan on Mount Koya is one of Japan’s most sacred sights and a place to have…


World's deepest river gorge, Kali Ghandaki, Nepal

Sight Of The Week: Kali Gandaki, Nepal

This world’s deepest river gorge stands in the Himalayas of Nepal. Running from…


We ate the best pad thai of our lives at the night market of Nathon in Koh Samui, Thailand

Sight Of The Week: Nathon’s Night Food Market, Koh Samui

Just before sunset, small carts gather around the old pier of Nathon in Koh…


Searching for the Irrawaddy dolphins on the Mekong river in Kampi, Cambodia.

Sight Of The Week: The Irrawaddy Dolphins, Cambodia

These rare freshwater dolphins live in the stench of Mekong River just north…


The graveyard of Oku-no-in in Koyasan, Japan

Sight Of The Week: Oku-no-in, Koyasan, Japan

Oku-no-in is a Buddhist/Shinto graveyard in Koyasan, near Mount Koya in Japan.…