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Top 5 for nature in Borneo

Borneo is renowned for its wildlife offering. Home of the orangutan, the pygmy elephant and numerous bird species, it is a haven for nature lovers. Asia specialist and wildlife aficionado, Ellis, talks us through the very best of Borneo’s natural world. Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre The centre is located about 25 kilometres west of Sandakan in the more »

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The world’s most amazing places to sleep

Whether it be the sounds of the bush, the lapping of the ocean or the twinkling night sky that brings a place to life at nighttime, a world awaits after dark. With this in mind, we’ve shortlisted our favourite destinations where getting a good night’s sleep sits top of the bill. 1. Sleep under the stars in more »

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Animals in love

Rather than filling your head with an endless list of exotic places where you could enjoy a candlelit dinner for two, this Valentine’s Day we’ve decided to look to the animal kingdom for signs of true love in the wild. We’ve picked out a few of the romantic rituals and cute courtships carried out by more »

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Spotting an orangutan in the wild... a true highlight!

Wild Borneo: Chloe explores the rainforest

A lush and vibrant ecosystem, bursting at the seams with multitudes of wildlife, the rainforests of Borneo are a must-visit destination for any wildlife enthusiast. Our Asia specialist Chloe tells us about her recent trip to this vibrant island and how it utterly blew her away. Borneo’s rainforests are hailed as the best place in more »

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5 Reasons To Explore Southeast Asia

Whether you fancy exploring underwater wrecks, relaxing on a deserted beach or immersing yourself among rich culture and heritage then Southeast Asia will satisfy your every desire. Our Asia specialist Holly gives her top 5 reasons to visit this beautiful and diverse part of the world… 1. The People As children greet you with beaming smiles more »

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Escape to Asia before the summer rush

Travelling before the summer rush means cheaper flights and accommodation, and avoiding large crowds before the summer season sets in. Not to go unmentioned is escaping the unpredictable weather, and making the most of the May bank holidays. It is a fantastic time to travel and given that it is “low season”, there’s still availability for this more »

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