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 […]

We flew from Chiang Mai into Surat Thani, got on a bus from outside the airport and then on the ferry to Koh Samui. This was all pretty easy, we had booked our bus/boat combo to koh samui online but there were a few travel desks at the airport offering the same service for 400B. […]

After our nice stressful bus journey from Vietnam we arrived pretty late to Phnom phen so went straight to sleep at the hostel. When you arrive in Cambodia make sure you have dollars, as unlike Vietnam, you have to pay for the hostel upfront. We stayed at Billabong hostel which had a great pool, and […]

From Bangkok, we took an over-night sleeper bus to Chiang Mai. We got to chiang mai at 6am. We paid 550 baht each, sadly the transport is a lot more expensive here in Thailand compared to Vietnam but the service was much better! and we got a snack bag too. From Khao San Road to […]

On the way we stopped a couple of times for rest breaks (no WC on the bus). There was a huge storm as we were driving with lighting strikes causing fires on our route. There was this smell of burning plastic on the bus and then we stopped! Broken down!!!! A little panic swept over […]