Lush and tropical Malaysia is split between the Malay peninsula and the island of Borneo. Here you’ll find dense tropical jungles teeming with wildlife, beautiful beaches, and incredible snorkeling and scuba diving. Experience Malaysia’s cultural diversity by wandering around its cities, admiring the mix of architectural styles and places of worship. You might even stumble upon a festival! But no visit is complete without a stop at one of the many hawker centers. The vast array of cuisines you’ll find are guaranteed to delight a food lover’s taste buds!
May 26, 2020
Vibrant and colorful, George Town, Penang is a city with a multicultural heritage and laid-back vibe that is sure to charm you. Exploring George Town, I was hooked by the colorful street art and historic buildings. Plus, its plentiful street food and hawker centers means you can always find something delicious to eat!
April 2, 2019
Learning to scuba dive was never something I thought I’d do. I grew up in the mid-Atlantic states of the U.S., away from the coast, and went on vacations to the mountains. I had never even snorkeled until a year ago! So last summer, when Jeremy suggested we learn how to scuba dive while in Borneo, I was hesitant. More like terrified!
March 12, 2019
If you’re visiting Borneo, chances are you’re hoping to see some of its renowned wildlife during your visit. Borneo’s dense rainforests contain a plethora of wildlife species, some unique to the island of Borneo.
March 5, 2019
Known for its dense rainforests, abundant wildlife, and incredible landscapes, the island of Borneo is a nature-lover’s paradise. You could easily spend several weeks, or perhaps months, discovering the island’s many natural wonders. To help you get started, I’m sharing our 11-day itinerary in Sabah, northern Borneo.