Travelling Around Borneo During the Southeast Asian Haze

My trip to Malaysian Borneo in September 2015 began in Kuching, the capital and most populous city in the state of Sarawak (the city was formerly known as Sarawak in the 19th century). ‘Kuching’ derives… View Post

Feeling Ambivalent in Borneo: A Cruise Down the Kinabatangan River

I visited Malaysian Borneo as part of a round-the-world trip I did in 2015/16. One of my main motivations for visiting this part of the world was to appreciate the unique wildlife, especially orangutans, which… View Post

Exploring Yangon: First Impressions of Myanmar

I visited Myanmar in 2015 and, unlike in other Southeast Asian countries, US dollars were the preferred form of currency. But the dollars also needed to be crisp and pristine. If you go to a… View Post

Visiting a Famous Witch in the Nicaraguan Town of Diriomo

Nicaragua wasn’t a country I planned to visit during a round-the-world trip I did in 2015/16. I was intending to spend some time volunteering on an organic farm in Costa Rica, but this no longer… View Post

Can You Really Be Addicted to Travel?

Many people online enjoy sharing pictures and videos of their recent travels on their social media platforms. Because of this, there are many people who always try to travel as much as possible and get… View Post