Sipidan Reel

We had a family get-together last weekend at which Z’s Uncle Jeff made the bold claim that the scuba diving in the Maldives is better than the diving in Malaysia (Sipidan Island, off the coast of Borneo). He hasn’t dove in Malaysia and we haven’t dove in the Maldives so obviously both sides of the […]

40 Meter Visibility

Diving. In. Sipidan. Was. Amazing.

If you are a diver, do whatever you need to do to get your wetsuit wearing, 21% oxygen-breathing ass here.

The catch is it is a protected marine park and only 120 diving permits are issued each day. So, BOOK AHEAD. Like months in advance.

I did not follow […]

Three’s Company

Reunited with Jen and heading off tomorrow to do some serious SCUBA diving. Four days living on a deconverted oil rig and diving off Sipidan Island, Malaysia!

Malaysian People are Awesome

Seriously. Don’t get me wrong- we have met a ton of amazing people in every country we’ve visited. But, oh…my…gosh… I have never seen such an overall friendly, helpful, and honest group of people in my life.

First impression: on the packed train after we first arrived, heading toward our hotel, there was a group […]

Chiang Mai Unfiltered

So here’s what else we’ve been up to since the Songkran festival:

In other news, we decided to skip Myanmar for now and head right down to Malaysia. Myanmar is going to be expensive because there are no land border crossings, so you have to […]