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Bypass Brunei its Boring

September 17, 201242 Comments

Getting from Kuching to Brunei by Bus After a wonderful week exploring Sarawak and all it has to offer we were ready to make a move.  Our original  plan had been to get to Brunei before dropping in at Kota Kinabalu (KK) and tackling the highest mountain in Malaysia on a two day trek.  Alas my injury […]

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Malaysia: Kuching, Food, Festivals and Fun

September 12, 20128 Comments

Kuching has been the perfect base for us to explore Sarawak’s beauty and wildlife.   A population of around 660,000, made up of the now familiar mix of Malay and Chinese people.  What makes this area more ethnically interesting is the presence of the Dayak indigenous ethnic groups (can be categorized into Ibans, Bidayuhs, Melanaus and […]

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Dive Sites around the Perhentian Islands

August 29, 20123 Comments

My Diving Experience in the Perhentian Islands If you want to know more about the Perhentian Islands see our previous Malaysia travel blog post before reading this summary of some of the best dive sites in the Perhentians.  My dives were split across three days, two a day for the first two days and final dive […]

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Burma Travel Blog: A Flashpacking Experience

August 4, 201228 Comments

Burma Travel Blog You may have read our previous blog posts relating to our recent tour of Burma.  If you didn’t or haven’t got the time, this is a summary of what two ‘flashpackers’ thought of our Burma experience. We had a strange affair with Myanmar.  It’s a bit like the first time I ate an olive, […]

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Battambang and a Bamboo Train

June 16, 20126 Comments

Cambodia’s Second City Battambang is one the quietest places we visited in Cambodia, and it was a really good way to end our Cambodian experience. The city is Cambodia’s second largest city, but it feels nothing like Phnom Penh or Siem Reap.  Tourism here continues to be a by-product of daily life and your choice […]

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