Sipadan: An Experience of a Lifetime

Sipadan: An Experience of a Lifetime

Turtles and jack fish and sharks, oh my!  The amount of sea life I saw while diving Sipadan was almost overwhelming.  If I had a dollar for every turtle I saw, I’d probably still be traveling, and not stuck at home working.  I almost wish I hadn’t dove Sipadan so early in my dive career, because nothing can come close […]

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October 11, 2012 at 7:37 am

The two day trek up Mount Kinabalu

The two day trek up Mount Kinabalu

As I stood in Kinabalu National Park headquarters and waited for my dad to register us for our trek, I noticed something.  A sign was hung up on the wall, advertising medals that a person could buy after completing the climb up the mountain.  The sign clearly stated “for successful climbers only.”  I almost laughed at this, because really, how […]

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September 4, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Rustic Meets Luxury at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge

Boardwalk to the suites

Let me just admit one thing; as much as I love nature, I’m not a fan of roughing it.  As fun as camping in the wilderness sounds, I’d choose a cozy bed and a flush toilet over a sleeping bag and a shovel any day of the week.  So when my dad told me we’d be staying in the heart […]

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August 21, 2012 at 8:25 am