From volunteering in Cambodia to a fasting program in Thailand - South East Asia is full of wonder, surprises and a little craziness. I spent two years travelling exclusively through SE Asia and there's still more to see.
After a slight diving incident in Malaysian Borneo, I suddenly found myself with five days to kill until my flight out of Tawau in Borneo’s south. After consulting Mr Google, I stumbled upon the Tawau Hills National Park.
Examining my bodily functions isn’t usually on my list of things to do on holiday. Explaining them to a man named Mr Moon isn’t exactly high on my radar, either. But, at the Sanctuary on the island of Koh Phangan off southern Thailand, I’m doing both these things and it’s all in the name of my health.
Warning: this story contains the word 'colonic'. Read at your own risk!
We were invited to a wedding in Datai Bay on the Malaysian island of Langkawi. The Bay has two main hotels; the Andaman and the Datai. Each hotel has its charms, and since we couldn't decide between the two, we decided to stay at both.
As a child, I remember sitting in the doctor’s waiting room, staring at the aquarium and wondering what it would be like to get in there with all those fish. After diving at Sipadan in Borneo, I no longer have to wonder.