Borneo (Malaysia)

Sipadan. Or, how I spent 4 days diving in paradise

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I have spent a fair share of my times in South East Asia on boats. Small boats, big boats, calm water, rough water, but the drive from Semporna to the M/V Celebes Explorer, my home for the next few nights, is an especially bumpy one. And it doesn't help to calm my already frayed nerves, after all, I am here to dive at one of the most spectacular dive sites i[...]

Borneo - Where the Wild Things are

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Back when I started diving in March my friend who had accompanied me to Koh Tao was amazed by my sudden interest in the marine life. Apparently I have a short attention span in all other things so the idea that I would stare at fish for hours at a time and not get bored was beyond her. And while diving takes a bit more than just staring at fish, I guess it w[...]

10 reasons to explore Borneo, Malaysia Pt. 2

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While Borneo isn’t wild with a buzzing backpacker scene or filled with travelling party animals, it is a welcome treat of getting back to nature and witnessing things that you’ve only seen in National Geographic. Borneo and its 140 million year old rainforest definitely knocks you on the head and shouts, “Wake up! This is nature at its finest!”, whilst simul[...]

10 reasons to explore Borneo, Malaysia Pt. 1

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Borneo is one heck of an incredible and mysterious country, where things go bump in the night and it’s usually a creature that is both exotic and rare. Craggy mountains, rainforests drenched in mist, winding wide rivers and relaxing times await for you there. Malaysia’s Borneo is a destination on many people’s bucket list for a reason, as it’s natural beauty[...]