Two weeks in Borneo: Your adventurous Borneo itinerary for the best things to do in Borneo

Two weeks in Borneo: Your adventurous Borneo itinerary for the best things to do in Borneo

Visiting Borneo was a dream of mine ever since I was a child watching National Geographic video series about the biodiversity in Borneo.  Planning my trip to Borneo took quite a bit of time as Borneo is one of the world’s largest islands with three countries.  As I only had two weeks for Borneo, I had to choose carefully what to do in Borneo.  This was my itinerary for two weeks in Borneo, focusing on Malaysia and Brunei.  I tried to include the best things to do in Borneo, which makes it easy to stretch this Borneo itinerary to four weeks in Borneo depending on your interests.

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What to wear in Muslim countries for female travelers by country

What to wear in Muslim countries for female travelers by country

Let’s get this out of the way: not every Muslim country in the world is the same all around the world; what is appropriate to wear in Muslim countries differs by country and this is your guide to as many Muslim majority regions/countries that I could find advice for.  Even within one country, what is appropriate clothing in one Muslim country might vary between the city and the countryside.  Keep reading on how to dress appropriately for various Muslim countries for female travelers with tips on what to wear in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa by country. (more…)

Travel tips for Bako National Park and a Bako overnight stay

Travel tips for Bako National Park and a Bako overnight stay

​Bako National Park is a Malaysian national park close to Kuching on the island of Borneo.  It is considered to be one of the best Malaysian national parks.  Most people take a day trip to Bako National Park from Kuching, but if you don’t, you’ll miss on the best parts: the animals. Keep reading for my mistakes and what to know before an overnight stay at Bako National Park in this Bako National Park review.
 

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Sustainable Borneo Travel: Cruising on the Kinabatangan River

Sustainable Borneo Travel: Cruising on the Kinabatangan River

I loved the National Geographic movies about the ecosystems of the world as a child, so I always dreamed of visiting Borneo. However, Borneo is a huge island composed of three countries, so you need to decide where you’re going to go. I chose the amazing Malaysian province of Sabah due to its accessibility by budget airlines (AirAsia) and the Kinabatangan river for its amazing wildlife.

A square inch of land in Borneo is supposed to be more biodiverse than ANY other place on the planet.  This Borneo travel guide covers my experience visiting the beautiful Kinabatangan river, advice about the Kinabatangan river packages you’ll find, the Borneo ecotour that I chose, and information about the animals you’ll see in Borneo!</ (more…)