Entries in borneo (3)

Wednesday
Feb012012

Sipadan Diving Malaysia

For a scuba diver, Sipadan is as close as it gets to Mecca.  This tiny coral atoll off the coast of Malaysian Borneo is pure scuba diving heaven. 

Sipadan lies 36 kilometers off the coast, and to get there you must first go to the small town of Semporna, which is where most of the boats leave from to take you out to Sipadan. Many divers base themselves in Semporna itself and travel to and from each day by boat. Or you can opt to stay on one of the many islands that surround Sipadan – a much more relaxing option. 

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Monday
Apr192010

malaysia: best of borneo

borneo guide: sipadan

Once the embodiment of primal wilderness, Borneo has changed. The world's third largest island now has its fair share of megamalls, coffee chains and upmarket hotels.

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Monday
Feb222010

miri: asia's most underrated town

Travel Guide to Miri, Malaysia

So you haven't heard of Miri? How shocking. What ignorance. Actually, that's half the point of this post; hardly anyone has heard of Miri. Miri can be found in Borneo, the world's third biggest island, which lies off the coast of peninsular Malaysia.

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