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Now we can say we've seen a whale fly.
Malaysia Outdoors Travel

The Borneo International Kite Festival

While researching things to do in Sarawak, we were excited to see that our visit aligned with the Borneo International Kite Festival. I haven’t flown a kite since I was a kid, but this adventure sounded like fun. We haven’t caught any big events yet because we…

October 8, 2016
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Malaysia Outdoors Travel

The Pinnacles Trek at Mulu National Park

After our time in Sabah, it was time to fly to Mulu National Park in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. (In case you missed it, here’s a map of Borneo.) We prefer to minimize our flights but Mulu can only be reached by plane. In fact,…

October 2, 2016
kinabatangan
Malaysia Outdoors Travel

4 Fun Outdoor Adventures in Sabah, Borneo

Malaysian Borneo is for nature lovers. Whether you like your adventures rough and wild or prefer to temper a bit of outdoor exploration with luxurious relaxation, the state of Sabah has a lot to offer. First, a quick geography lesson for Borneo 101. The world’s 3rd…

September 29, 2016
"You're here to clean my poo."
Food Malaysia Travel

Housesitting in Penang

We just wrapped up our first house sit on the island of Penang off the west coast of Malaysia. Housesitting involves taking care of someone’s home and pets in exchange for free accommodation. There aren’t a ton of opportunities available in Southeast Asia (compared to Europe and…

July 30, 2016