Sandakan Town

Sandakan is Sabah’s gateway to the jungle. Not known for much else these days, this unassuming town’s myriad trekking agencies and backpacker hostels belie Sandakan’s unique history and quirky offerings.

Bound for Borneo

We’re off to Sabah, on the Malaysia side of the island of Borneo! Last year, we opted to stay Laos-side to experience (i.e. endure) Lao New Year. This year, it’s beaches, baby!