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10 Things You Never Knew About Borneo

by Travelbag on 13 September 2019, 15:09PM 10 Things You Never Knew About Borneo Filled with beautiful landscapes and incredible wildlife, Borneo is a nature lover’s dream. This diverse island has everything from beaches and coral reefs, to mountains and rainforests – so it’s hardly surprising that Borneo is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination. But how much do you actually know about it? If you’re considering an adventurous holiday, read on to discover 10 things you never knew about Borneo.   1. Contrary to popular belief, Borneo is not a country. The Asian isle is shared between three countries – Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia. Indonesian Borneo, called Kalimantan, accounts for three quarters of the island. The remaining quarter, belonging to Malaysia, is split into the states of Sabah and Sarawak. Pint-sized Bru...
How to Spend 40 Days in South America

How to Spend 40 Days in South America

This month, we’re celebrating 40 years of Travelbag. We’ve been offering unforgettable holidays since 1979, to help you experience more of the world. In celebration of the past 40 years, we’ve created a series of unique 40-day itineraries for bucket-list destinations. And this one is designed to help you discover the very best of South America. It’s a continent that some...
by Travelbag on 10 July 2019, 10:07AM

Visiting Costa Rica: Our Holiday Guide

Visiting Costa Rica: Our Holiday Guide

Visiting Costa Rica is something everybody should do at least once in their lifetime. One of the world’s most biodiverse countries – and consistently ranked among the happiest – it’s an environmental treasure-trove that makes for an incredible tropical adventure. A pioneer in ecotourism and sustainable travel, Costa Rica has designated a quarter of its land protected terr...
by Travelbag on 11 June 2019, 17:06PM

Find your sense of adventure in Fiji

Find your sense of adventure in Fiji

Fiji is well known for its friendly people, laidback lifestyle and stunning white beaches surrounded by turquoise lagoons – but Fiji also has plenty to offer those who prefer to live life at a faster pace. Fiji’s warm tropical climate and diverse landscapes provides the perfect setting for adventure and activities.   Mamanuca Islands & Yasawa Islands Surrounding the main is...
by Lia Holloway on 22 August 2014, 11:08AM

Getting high in Tsitsikamma National Park

Getting high in Tsitsikamma National Park

‘Five, four, three, two BUNGEEEEE….’ Suddenly, I had left solid ground and was swan diving through the air, reaching speeds of 60mph as I dropped for seven seconds before springing back upwards and bouncing around like a rag doll for a further minute. I was hanging somewhere in the canyon below Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa, and had just ticked off a major bucket list activ...
by Louise Evans on 17 June 2014, 10:06AM

What is new in Canada

What is new in Canada

Exciting cosmopolitan cities, swathes of untouched virgin land, snowy peaked mountains piercing the skies, absorbing urban lifestyles... Canada is where nature and man’s finest efforts merge to create a utopian haven. A Canada holiday offers up numerous options for every discernible traveller with vibrant, diverse metropolises as Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa enticing the ...
by Rianne Ojeh on 24 January 2014, 11:01AM

The Kimberley gets under your skin

The Kimberley gets under your skin

The Kimberley – named one of the best regions in the world by Lonely Planet and Rich Keam After three weeks exploring the Kimberley in Western Australia, I almost missed my flight home. I was at the airport in good time, had checked in and was waiting in the departure lounge when I became transfixed by a painting by a local artist. Just a simple landscape, a typical scene you would find in ...
by Rich Keam on 29 October 2013, 09:10AM

Olly's Asia adventure

Olly's Asia adventure

Holed up in a Ho Chi Minh street-side café, slurping (unashamedly loudly) my way through a bowl of noodles and casually spectating at the fast-paced sport that is Vietnamese daily life, I plot my next move.It’s a trickier task than it sounds because as soon as I step into the sea of pedestrians and motorcyclists, I am committed to participating in the game – no time for second t...
by Oliver Lomas on 28 September 2012, 15:09PM

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