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Aug 16

7 of the Best Spas in the World

By Abi King | Small Luxury Hotels

The Search for the Best Spas in the World There’s something about not being able to have something for a while that makes you long for it all the more. Or at least, that’s what my firing synapses have found. Temporarily banned from spas for medical reasons, my mind and aching limbs keep dreaming about […]

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Dec 02


By Abi King

Information, ideas and articles on travel to Malaysia Currency:Ringgit Language: Malay Best way of getting around: Independent driving. Flights from peninsular Malaysia into Borneo. Highlight: seeing orangutans in the wild. Travel tip: Bring plenty of mozzie spray. Use lavishly.. Dress Code: Almost anything goes in the capital but wear conservative, long sleeved shirts and trousers in […]

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Feb 15

Night Golf in Borneo

By Guest Writer | Malaysia

Today’s travel article comes from @Mrtravellab. My golf isn’t good enough to play at night. Or during the day, come to think of it…But, as one consultant surgeon I worked for used to say, “I can’t be the best at everything!” Bwaha! So, let’s talk about playing golf in Borneo. Beware! Crocodile Sightings in Ponds. I’d just […]

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Jan 25

3 Easy Malaysian Recipes

By Abi King | Malaysia

Cooking in Malaysia Let’s get one or two things clear right from the start. I love cooking but I’m hardly a chef. I love food but I’m hardly a connoisseur (I still can’t tell my kaffir from my Persian when it comes to types of limes and I’ve long since abandoned knowing my Jersey Royal […]

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Jan 19

A Borneo Night Safari

By Abi King | Malaysia

Baby crocodiles and boats… It’s not every day you find a baby crocodile swishing through the water by your side. But it is something that happens every night, or thereabouts, on a safari from Borneo’s Sukau Rainforest Lodge. The boats are low, the passengers hushed. The air hangs cooler than it did in the day […]

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Nov 23

The Orangutans of Borneo Rainforest

By Abi King | Malaysia

The Borneo rainforest is one of the few places where orangutans live in the wild. Hanging with the King of the Swingers He loiters. He lurches. Legs bent squat and arms stretched wide, far so, ever so, ridiculously wide…he swings, then swivels, swings, then swivels. Front, back, front, back, lurch, linger, lurch linger like a […]

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