Truly Asia? June 9th 2010 Well this is going to be a pretty short blog because we haven’t really done a lot. After surviving the near death experience of the journey through the mountains we headed off to the Beach House Backpackers, just south of Kota Kinabalu, the reason for this is in the name of the hostel. It’s in a great location about 2 minutes walk from the very nice Tanjung Aru beach, well when we say very nic ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Kota Kinabalu 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
Fed up with working all the hours only for the taxman to take most of it away so we have decided to do what we have always dreamed about and take off round the world. We are currently planning our trip and have been inspired by all the great bloggs on here, thanks.
We are looking to leave in Sept 2009 and travel first to the USA. I have visited many times but mainly for work, now is the time to see it for real.
Then onto New Zealand to meet family, some for the first time, and see that beautiful country. Next Australia to catch up with some 'old' friends - Diane and Richard ... full info