Fantastic Foto Friday: Wildlife up close & personal!

Bako Snake

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!


Fantastic Foto Friday: Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



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!

Great Hilton HHonors Value at Doubletree Kuala Lumpur

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 – Springboard for your visit to Asia

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

Fantastic Foto Friday: Sabah, Borneo – Wildlife Adventure


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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Top 5 Things to do in Sabah, Borneo!

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

DreamTrip: Nature Escape from Europe to Singapore & Borneo

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