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Climbing Mt Kinabalu in one day (or how not to!)

Mt Kinabalu is the highest peak in all of SE Asia, and the 20th highest prominence in the world. No special mountaineering training is needed to summit this 4,095m leviathan, but it is generally acknowledged to be pretty grueling and not a challenge to be sniffed at.

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Money saving travel tips and scam avoidance

During our travels, we've lost a reasonable amount of money (not to mention our tempers!) because we weren't ready for the exploits and trickery that can lie in wait for two westerners in a country a long way from home. It's a great shame, but if you ...

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Best Indonesian Meals

After travelling through Thailand, Peninsula Malaysia and Singapore, we were excited to arrive in Indonesia, ready to experience a whole new range of celebrated dishes. Hopefully this post will provide a brief guide to the must-try Indonesian meals and foods. From road side stalls selling cheap and cheerful boiled rice ...

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Bunaken or bust

From Manado, we took the boat over to Bunaken. The price was 50,000Rp, which is more than wikitravel said it should cost, but we checked with others on the boat and everyone was paying the same as us.

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Getting mucky in Lembeh

The Lembeh Strait is known to scuba divers far and wide as the world's muck diving capital. Last weekend we decided to go and see what all the fuss was about and hunt for some monsters lurking in the deep.

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