The National Park-A-Thon Begins

The first national park we decided to check out for our ten day Sarawak NP Extravaganza was Kubah, home of palms and frogs apparently, which left us in no doubt on what to expect. We figured we might as well throw ourselves right into a trail or two as soon as we got to there, [...]

To The Bat Cave

So you could probably see Niah National Park in a day trip from Miri but we were heading this way anyway so we figured we'd just go there and stay overnight. It turns out it's ridiculously easy to book accommodation at Sarawak's national parks, there's a website, you can just use that to reserve anything [...]

Kinabalu National Park

This is probably the first time my sister has come to meet me overseas and we haven't done something utterly terrifying like a bungy jump or a skydive or a trek up a fucking hill to altitudes that your respiratory system would most definitely not approve of. She did want to climb Mt Kinabalu but [...]

Journey To The Centre Of The Island

We'd decided to have a look around the middle of Siquijor today on account of there being some manner of cave there and also the highest point on the island. There's also, somewhat randomly, a butterfly sanctuary. It's β‚±100 each to get in which won't have your bank account dropping to its knees in anguish [...]

Beaches Of Siquijor

Weeeellll yesterday was the write off it absolutely deserved to be. I was tempted to chuck several of my internal organs into the pool at the balete tree just to have the fish give them a good clean. I swear I can still hear my liver gently weeping. Friday night at Czars is the biggest [...]

Chasing Waterfalls. Again.

Siquijor very nearly didn't happen for us. On account of parts of Mindanao currently being a war zone the foreign travel advice map wasn't looking good for travel to several Filipino islands. Large parts of the south are swathed in "don't even fucking think about going there" red, and many surrounding areas, including Siquijor, are [...]