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How to Dive in Borneo on a Budget

Heading to Malaysia and want to do something adventurous? I suggest going for a dive in Sabah, Borneo, in particular the island of Mabul. The diving in Borneo is spectacular, the water is warm and clear, the wildlife is plentiful and the people are friendly. If you are a dive …

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My 8 Must Pack Travel Items

Over the years of backpacking across different continents I have gathered a small assortment of travel items that I now always pack. Each item has earned their place as increasingly invaluable, they are multipurpose, light and easy to carry, and maybe there is a little bit of superstition attached to …

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Bed Bugs – what to do

I am a survivor of a bed bug attack. Yes that’s right, I lived to tell the tale. I hear you gasp across time and space – bed bugs, how can anyone get over such an experience? It wasn’t easy. There were days of lathering myself in Hydrocortisone cream and restless …