Budget + expenditures by country

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=======================>    CLIQUEZ ICI POUR LA VERSION EN FRANCAIS    <======================== “What’s your budget.” is the question most asked when preparing for a trip around the world. Before we left, when discussing our plans to travel for a long period, one of the questions most people wondered if we had won the lottery or received a […]

Rumble in the Jungle

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We said good bye to sunny Mabul Island and took the boat at 16.00 to the mainland. It was a longer, more bumpy and wet ride back and we made a couple of stops for emergency boat repair! Upon arrival in Semporna we checked into Sipidan Inn, an oasis in an otherwise dirty town. A […]

Wet & Wild in Borneo

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Bandar Seri Begawan was damp and overcast when we awoke, and we made our way to the jetty early on Thursday morning, bypassing the smell of durian fruit from the busy riverside market. There were many passengers at the jetty, day trippers to Temburong National park, university students and locals returning to Bangar town. We […]

Visit to the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam

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It’s 6 am when the alarm rings. It’s been two days since we arrived in Borneo and specifically Kota Kinabalu (KK), the capital of the state of Sabah, east Malaysia. You should know that Borneo, the third largest island in the world by its size, is divided into three parts: the largest, Kalimantan, is part […]