A small Thai town overflowed with foreigners isn’t exactly our ideal place to visit, but it’s also true that, during those 16 days, we came to understand that there really is something special about Pai’s laid-back and seemingly slow way of living.
Does this sound like a slogan you’d expect from Adidas? Well, if you were in the Malaysian state of Sabah, northern Borneo, it would actually be quite adequate. Let us illustrate why by telling you a short story from our trip to Borneo.
After having spent a full month in Chiang Mai, we finally decided to join a cooking class. Please don’t ask us why we took so long to go for one of the easiest “quick-wins” while staying in Thailand.. we just don’t know.
When starting our long trip around Southeast Asia, we were quite sure Singapore would end up being one of our stops. Because, you know, all that talk about this tiny little country which grew up to become one of the world’s top economies can make you quite curious.
This is post #3 in our series “10 steps to send you on your way”, where we share the 10 most important steps we gave while starting our first long trip, and the ones we consider essential for anyone wishing to live a life of (more) travel.
You won’t be visiting Bako (a real beauty of a National Park in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo) for its exquisite cuisine or for the chance to have a near-death encounter with a croc, but you can bet there are a whole bunch of very good reasons to head that way.