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8 Reasons to Visit Sarawak Now!

 Sarawak is a state in north-west Borneo, part of Malaysia. The Malay part of Borneo is sometimes called Eastern Malaysia. Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan are the three Malaysian states and federal territories in Borneo. The rest of Borneo belongs to Indonesia and Brunei. In times gone by Sarawak changed hands regularly before becoming a part …

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Manta Ray Bali Tour- A Snorkel, Swimming or Dive Trip

The day we went swimming with manta rays off Bali Indonesia, was one of my favorite days of our six years of full-time travel. The famous Manta Bay is actually off Nusa Penida and we were staying in Ubud Bali. Were we even close enough to take this epic snorkeling trip? It turned out that …

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Asia With Kids – What’s it Like?

First of all, don’t panic. You can do Asia with kids, we did. In fact, it’s pretty easy. I normally tell people how to backpack around or through South East Asia with kids, in that I help them with planning, itineraries and travel arrangements. Today I’m going to tell you what it’s actually been like. …

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Hoi An Photo Tour With Pieter of Hoi An Photo Walks (Now Photo Voyager)

One of the best things I did during our 6 months in Hoi An Vietnam, was find a morning for myself to take a Hoi An photo tour with Pieter. Pieter runs Hoi An Photo Walks – Now renamed Photo Voyager –  and we already knew him socially through our running in Hoi An, he is …

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Elephants World Kanchanaburi (An Easy Day Trip From Bangkok!)

Ethical elephant attractions in Thailand are a bit of a hot potato so over the years we’ve decided to just not get involved. We haven’t done anything involving elephants since back in the days when we were all OK to ride them. Then suddenly it wasn’t OK and a huge publicity campaign made elephants something …

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Favourite and Recommended Hotels, Hostels and Guest Houses in Southeast Asia

It’s time for us to write a post on our favourite and recommended hotels, hostels, and guest houses in Southeast Asia. We’ve been travelling the world for 5 years now and a lot of that time has been spent in Southeast Asia, some of these places we’ve used multiple times, others we’ve used once and …

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