Malaysian Borneo: Sarawak in 5 Photos

After enjoying travels in Sabah and Labuan, in Malaysian Borneo earlier in the year, I just had to go back and explore the state of Sarawak. So I made my way back to Malaysia from Indonesia for more Bornean adventures! Interestingly when you travel to Borneo from West Malaysia and in between the Bornean states…

Indonesia: Flores & Bali in 5 Photos

As my journey across Indonesia was coming to an end in Java, I headed further east to the islands of Flores, including those that form Komodo National Park. Here I saw mighty Komodo Dragons, which have long been a standing bucket list item for me (check)! Seeing these huge beasts up close, with them watching your…

Indonesia: Java in 5 Photos

My 5 month journey through South East Asia moved on from the Philippines to Indonesia, a vast chain of islands with a Dutch colonial past, along with muslim and catholic cultural influences, amongst others, it has a lot to offer. Throw in amazing volcanic scenery, unique wildlife and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and you have…

The Philippines in 5 Photos

In my 5 months travelling around South East Asia, I allocated almost a month to the Philippines, where by coincidence my Dad and a cousin from the other side of the family live on completely different islands! It is a big place of over 7,000 islands and in a month you can only scratch the…

Malaysian Borneo: Sabah & Labuan in 5 Photos

Of my 7 weeks in Malaysia during my recent South East Asian journey, a month of that was spent in the Malaysian Borneo, travelling in the states of stunning Sabah, the Federal Territory of Labuan (a tax-free island between Sabah and Brunei) and beautiful Sarawak. I enjoyed travelling in Sabah so much, I just had…

West Malaysia in 5 (and a bit) Photos

After leaving Yangon in Myanmar, I headed to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Over my 5 month South East Asia journey, I ended up going to Malaysia twice and spending about 7 weeks in this beautiful country, roaming from West Malaysia to wild Borneo and back again! With friendly people, a diverse culture (Muslim,…

Myanmar in 6 Photos

Continuing on from Singapore, my 5 month journey around South East Asia next went to Myanmar, a country often shrouded in controversy and mystery. Politics aside, it’s a beautiful place with friendly people who are pleased to see you (expect lots of requests to be in photos and selfie’s!) and always make you feel welcome….

Southern Iceland – Sólheimajökull Glacier

The beautiful Sólheimajökull Glacier near the south coast of Iceland is about 8 km /5 miles long and up to 2 km / 1.2 miles wide making it the fourth largest glacier in Iceland. It is an outlet glacier of the Mýrdalsjökull ice cap and ends in a lagoon at the base of the glacier. The winter’s day…