Cycling holidays in Borneo offer a brilliant way to explore the island. You’ll cover more distance than on foot, and you don’t have to be a pro cyclist to enjoy the mountain biking tours within the area. Borneo is an island rich in wildlife and natural beauty, with much of the island left undisturbed. A […]

Borneo Travel Jungle Tours

Retrace the poignant route of Sandakan death marches with the renowned World War II historian, Lynette Silver and Sabah’s Borneo trekking specialist, Tham Yau Kong during your stay in Borneo. The original Death March route was left to become overgrown and inaccessible for many years after the atrocities occurred, however in 2005 Tham and Lynette […]

As we all know flying between Indonesia’s islands can add up and become expensive. Garuda Airlines, now back to flying from Heathrow to Jakarta direct, are offering a new “Adventure Pass” with special fares destinations such as Labuan Bajo, to see the Komodo dragons, Banyuwangi, home of the most colourful festivals, and Lombok for volcanoes […]

Indonesia’s President announces a palm oil freeze in effort to curb deforestation. At the end of April, President Joko Widodo announced a moratorium on new licences for oil palm plantations and mining permits. The Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya, and Acehnese leaders, Malik Mahmud Al Haytar (Wali Nanggroe Aceh, or Guardian of […]

The magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument, an ancient site widely considered to be one of the world’s seven wonders. Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Syailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects India’s influence on the region, yet there are enough indigenous scenes and elements […]

The Tanjung Puting National Park, which covers territory the size of Bali, is home to an amazing array of wildlife including it’s world famous orang utans. The park is also home to monkeys, birds and other wildlife, not to mention the pristine vegetation of the jungle itself. This is a world famous natural treasure which […]