Visiting the relatives August 15th 2007 On Christmas Day last year, I discovered I had become the sponsor of a young orang utan living on Borneo so, as I knew I'd be in the neighbourhood as part of my Southeast Asia tour, I felt I should pay him a visit. Unfortunately when I started to try to pinpoint exactly where he was, the latest WWF news was that he was enough of an adult that he was roaming freely and had become impossible to tra ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
I quit the rat race in 2005, after working as an IT project manager for over a decade. I then travelled around the world for 4 years, a period of my life which is covered by this blog. After finishing my trip, I wrote a book about my dissatisfaction with my career, my reasons for quitting my job, life as a first-time thirtysomething backpacker, and finally the lessons learned from being exposed to experiences and people that I would never have encountered if I'd stayed in my office. The book is called "Out Of Office Male" and is available at all the usual eBook outlets.
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