I get around: ten non-traditional means of transportation

Getting from one place to another always proves to be an interesting and important part of the travel experience. So why not mix it up a little? This week we explore some memorable modes of transportation: planes, trains and automobiles have been excused from the list. (But parachutes, jungle trams and motorbikes made it). Continue Reading →

Planet of the Great Apes: Tanjung Puting National Park

After a full year living in Borneo, I clearly hadn’t had enough. It was time to explore the even wilder parts of the giant landmass that housed three countries. Here’s my itinerary (with useful tips you can use) for a visit to an orangutan conservation centre in Central Kalimantan. Continue Reading →