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August 6, 2014
perhentian islands

Thailand Alternative: The Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands offer an alternative to the crowded, booze-soaked islands of southern Thailand. Located about 10 miles off the eastern coast of northern peninsular Malaysia, […]
April 27, 2013

Snorkeling and Diving on Malapascua Island

You’d hardly think it, but fifteen years ago, Malapascua Island was just another small fishing island in the Philippines.   The guidebooks tout Malapascua as the […]
April 19, 2013

Photos from the Road: Bantayan Island Beach and Ocean

After roughing it through long, sweaty bus rides and too many nights in grimy hotels, it was a relief to finally arrive on Bantayan Island. Situated […]
November 20, 2012

Visiting the Komodo Dragon of Indonesia

  My chance to meet the Komodo Dragon Face-to-Face   I had great anticipation for my visit to Komodo Island. Earlier in the week, our expedition […]
November 8, 2012

Photos from the Road: The Temple of Borobudur at Dawn

Our flight landed in the central Java city of Semarang.  Java is the world’s most populated island and is home to nearly 60% of Indonesia’s 238 […]