Borneo still offers unspoiled nature and wildlife to explore at your own pace. In Bako National Park in Sarawak, Southern Borneo, I got as close to the wildlife as I was comfortable!
Borneo is easier to reach and less expensvie than it sounds and the head hunters are long gone – so check it out, before the crowds arrive!
You live in one of Europe’s big cities and would love to get away to see some unspoiled nature and exotic wildlife! You want to have a comfortable trip without breaking the bank – no problem: You will fly to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, and on to Sarawak province on the island of Borneo to see some fantastic … Continue reading
One of the most unusual tourist sites in Kuala Lumpur are the Batu Caves just 15km North of the city. They are 400 million years old and served early settlers as shelter and guano farming later. But what makes them a top tourist attraction is the temple hidden inside! It’s one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India and … Continue reading
One of the most iconic buildings in South East Asia are the twin Petronas Towers in Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur. They are stunning to behold and it’s scary to look down from the unique skybridge connecting the two towers high above the city! It gives you an idea how modern Kuala Lumpur really is – and I’m not only talking about the office buildings! It’s modern airport, fast airport train and the World’s best low-cost carrier, AirAsia, make it a great springboard to explore South East Asia!
The number one tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur are the iconic twin Petronas Towers with the KLCC mall at their feet. You can see them from many spots in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysican capital, but they are best explored close-up! You can go for the stunning views from the top, cross the sky bridge famous from the movie Entrapment at … Continue reading
The Hilton HHonors program advertises that you can get a free night from only 5,000 points – yet category 1 and 2 (10,000 points/night) hotels are very rare and usually the lower brand hotels. I was excited to find a Doubletree hotel in Kuala Lumpur, a full-service hotel near the iconic Petronas Towers! I booked the Doubletree Hotel Kuala Lumpur for … Continue reading
Kuala Lumpur is not a city I fell in love with on first sight, yet I found myself coming back regularly. It is a modern city in the heart of South East Asia and has become a low-cost carrier hub, making Kuala Lumpur a springboard to explore the region. Enjoy the food, sights and shopping while you are there – … Continue reading
When you watch the Orang Utan play – and observing you in return – you don’t doubt that they share 97% of our DNA, making them pretty close, if orange-haired, cousins!
Sights like these make it one of the best wildlife trips I have taken – check out my review of Sabah, Northern Borneo, the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center, stunning Mount Kinabalu and the remote Danum Valley!
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If you are planning a trip to Sabah province in Northern Borneo, Malaysia, you are most likely visiting for the stunning wildlife and natural beauty. And there is certainly a lot to see! But Sabah makes a good allround vacation destination, with beaches for some relaxing in the sun and plenty of restaurants, bars and shops in the capital city … Continue reading
Your work-life has been crazy and you have had enough of the traffic and the madness of the city! You just want to get away, far away and spend some time to enjoy nature, see some animals (you know, like real ones) and just relax! You really enjoyed that visit to Yellowstone and that relaxing weekend in the mountains, looking … Continue reading