Malaysia – Mabul Island, Sipadan, Borneo Sabah (Sepilok & Kinabatangan River)

We had to leave Indonesia because our 30 day visa ran out so we decided to spend some time in Malaysia. Getting to our first destination of Sipadan was really complicated! First we had to fly to Kuala Lumpur and then catch an onward flight to Tawau (gateway to the Malaysian state of Sabah). The…Continue reading Malaysia – Mabul Island, Sipadan, Borneo Sabah (Sepilok & Kinabatangan River)


Mauritania is a vast country, but due to a recent FCO advisory, much of it was off limits. Our original plan was to drive from the border crossing to the fishing village of Nouadhibou, and fly from Nouadhibou to Nouakchott, the capital. However, we had no luck with the domestic flight which was initially delayed…Continue reading Mauritania


The Seychelles have a fantastic public relations department that advertises its islands as some of the most idyllic and gorgeous in the Indian Ocean, and we can attest that this is indeed true. As beach lovers, we have to agree that the Seychelles have some of the most magnificent beaches in the world. SCUBA diving…Continue reading Seychelles