Bandung From Yogyakarta we went to Bandung which was an 8hr night train. This time we paid the much more expensive 350,000 IDR pp executive tickets as we couldn’t face the economy over night. This was definately the right choice as the seats reclined and had lots of leg room, however they kept bright clinical […]

We only stayed in Krabi Town one night as there isn’t too much to do here. There is a good night market and a boots so a great chance to stock up on decently priced sun cream!! From Krabi Town we got a local bus, 50B, to Ao Nang, and stayed the next 3 nights […]

The Perhentians… We then made our way to Penang airport, a nice 0430 start to the day! We boarded the tiny little propellor plane ✈️ …both slightly nervous! But got to Kota Baru in no time. It then took us an hour drive in a Grab taxi to the Kuala besut ferry terminal. This cost […]

…Penang! We took the ferry which took about 3 hours and cost 70MYR each. We then could walk from the pier to Georgetown where all the hostels are. For the first two nights we stayed at art hostel 1921, the third night at love lane in 54 and for the last one an air bnb […]

Information on how to travel through the Malaysian side of Borneo.

Sepilok Jungle Sanctuary to see the Orang-utangs.

River Kinabatangan wildlife river cruise.

Mabul diving stay.

Semporna diving.

Sipadan diving.

The Perhentian’s is the place to do the PADI open water in Malaysia. It’s the cheapest place in the world with easy diving for beginners and for more experienced divers, more challenging dives with amazing visibility.

First stop; Langkawi. For the first two nights we stayed at Melatis VIP female dorm, which was basic but fine. We moved on for the next two nights as we found somewhere a bit cheaper round the corner. It was v basic the guys who ran it were really nice hippies, played their guitars and […]