Best of Borneo in 60 Seconds

Borneo is my favorite wildlife destination in Asia – watching our close cousins, the Orang Utan, or sneaking up on a snake are just as exhilarating as seeing a baby silver leaf monkey hiding in the trees! Climb Mt Kinabalu, learn about long houses or the last head hunters or relax on the beach – all possible on Borneo!

Find out more about Sabah, Northern Borneo, and Sarawak, Southern Borneo
Ready to go – read
Sabah – How to get there for less
Sabah – How to get around
Sabah – Where to stay
Sabah – Top things to see & do

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Sharing the road in Kruger National Park, South Africa

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I have been to a number of wild life destinations and on safaris – but nothing felt as up-close and personal as driving around Kruger National Park in South Africa in my own car. I didn’t mind sharing the roads with the elephants – but another driver found out quickly that there is no point in arguing with these multi-ton giants!
Check out the stories and photos from Kruger National Park for more!
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Fantastic Foto Friday: Wildlife up close & personal!

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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!

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Fantastic Foto Friday – Angry Elephant in Hwange National Park Zimbabwe, Africa

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A picture says more than 1,000 words – and it is the most evident with wildlife photos: Nothing can capture the feeling of an angry elephant or a lion about to charge her prey like a photo.
Robin J. Dezember is the first guest photographer on Fantastic Foto Friday and his photography captures nature and wildlife in an amazing fashion, and his photo books are captivating.
This photo was taken in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe as part of a tour of Southern Africa – and if you have seen elephants in the wild, you’ll know how real this photo is!

If you want to see (and download) more of Robin’s photos, you can check them out on Robin’s Photography site – it’s worth the visit, you can have a virtual safari!
If you’d like to read more about the adventure that is Southern Africa, check out my trip report from Cape Town to Victoria Falls!

 

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Okavango Delta – a River disappearing in the Desert!

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The Okavango Delta is a phenomenal experience: The huge river just fizzles out into the desert, leaving behind a stunning landscape and amazing wildlife to explore. I was fortunate to see it from the air – before exploring it in a tiny dugout canoe. I will never forget those sights…
Check out my experience and more photos from the Okavango Delta, as well as my other adventures from Cape Town to Victoria Falls!
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Do you have a photo that captures great memories of your favorite place? Submit it with your story and I will review it for publishing as a future FantasticFoto!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Chobe National Park, Botswana!

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Wildlife in Africa is amazing in many of the national parks. What makes Chobe National Park in Botswana so special is its location along the river. Being able to explore the park not only by jeep, but also by boat, provided us with unique sights, like this huge elephant swimming through the river, a feat that is hard to believe and I’d never seen before!
See more photos and read about the experience in Chobe National Park as well as my other adventures from Cape Town to Victoria Falls!
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Fantastic Foto Friday: Sabah, Borneo – Wildlife Adventure

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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!
If you need help, try my TravelMadeEasy tips for great flight deals to Sabah, how to get around Sabah or the best place to stay! Or let me help you with TravelMadeEasy Services to plan your next adventure!

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