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Orang-utan in my bedroom

Monday, November 12th, 2018


Late Availability Cycling Adventures in South East Asia

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Looking for a last minute cycle tour that departs within the next few months? We have an exciting and varied selection of tours that are guaranteed to depart now. CAMBODIA Mar 13 - 19: Biking Bangkok to Angkor Wat (C) Mar 20 - 28: Wilds of Cambodia (M) MALAYSIA April 3 - 13: Untamed ...

Late Availability Cycling Adventures

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Looking for a last minute cycle tour that departs within the next few months? We have an exciting and varied selection of tours that are guaranteed to depart now. Get rolling and join a group TODAY! Road Bike Tours Feb 14 - Feb 24: Cycling Chiang Mai to Bangkok  Mar 13 - Mar 22: Bicycling Bangkok ...

Some Cycle trips in South East Asia confirmed to go

Friday, November 13th, 2015

BURMA  Dec 20 – Jan 2: Cycling the Burma Road (C) Dec 20 - Jan 2: Burma Adventure (C) Dec 31 - Jan 6: Burma Heritage by Bicycle (C) Jan 11 - Jan 17: Burma Heritage by Bicycle (C) Jan 10 - Jan 23: Biking from Bangkok to Yangon (C) Jan 17 - Jan 30: Burma Adventure (C) Feb 8 - Feb 14 : Burma Heritage by Bicycle (C) Feb 14 - ...

Unsung heroes of the Sabah Earthquake: Mt Kinabalu’s guides

Thursday, June 11th, 2015


Sabah curfew extended once more

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

The curfew on the East Coast of Sabah, involving the sea area starting three nautical miles from shore up to the international borders with the Philippines, has yet again been extended to the 21st of October 2014. It will be a 10-hour daily sea curfew from 7pm to 5am. This ...

Fun facts about Borneo Wildlife

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Did you know that the Borneo Pygmy Elephant is the world's smallest elephant? Each sun bear has their own unique chest mark pattern, there are no two identical patterns. Similar to how unique our fingerprints are to us!

LIDS special: Liveaboard Diving Sipadan, Borneo

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Special for the London International Dive Show: dive the famous Sipadan Island and the surrounding Semporna National Marine Park in the Malaysian Borneo state of Sabah aboard the Celebes Explorer. 6D/7N cruise: special rate of USD 1,833 per person, sharing (discount of $122) 7D/7N cruise: special rate of USD 1,964 per person, ...

Liveaboard diving in East Indonesia: LIDS specials

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Aboard the lovely Tambora to some of the most exotic and remote dive spots in Indonesia. The following discounts apply to bookings made (confirmed and deposits receive), between 14 Feb and 14 March only through Symbiosis Custom Travel. 03-14 March | Four Kingdoms of the East | ...

Late Cancellation on Layang Layang Liveaboard, May – 20% off

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Last Chance to dive Layang Layang & Outer Reef with MV White Manta in May 2013.  The best time of year and best time to see the schooling “BIG stuff”.  In 2012 they had Hammerhead sightings on EVERY trip, plus many more large pelagics and stunning visibility. Two trips available: 09 ...

Borneo Divers Mabul Special Offer, Dec to Feb

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Special promotion packages for Borneo Divers Mabul Resort for months of December 2012 through to February 2013.   1. Buy a 5 day, 4 night package and pay for only 3.5 nights PLUS get 50% off dive equipment rental 2. Buy a 3 night package and pay equivalent of only 2.8 nights ...

Kelabit Long Ears vanishing

Monday, June 4th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_2489" align="alignleft" width="660" caption="A Kelabit lady with traditional long ears"][/caption] Traditionally the women of the Kelabit tribe of northern Borneo would use heavy brass weights to stretch their earlobes, considered to be highly attractive. Sadly this is another tradition that is fast disappearing. I once met a lady who had ...


Monday, January 2nd, 2012

London Dive Show offer: Sipadan

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

To mark the 2011 London International Dive Show (LIDS) this weekend, 26 & 27 March, Symbiosis is pleased to offer discounts on one week dive cruises aboard the Celebes Explorer as follows: Booking period: from now until 30 April 2011 only Travel period: 27 March 2011 to 26 February 2012. ...

AirAsia to start new route to Balikpapan, Indonesia

Friday, December 10th, 2010

AirAsia is to launch direct flights to Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, from 12 January 2011. It will offer three flights weekly departing from the LCC Terminal in Kuala Lumpur to Sepinggan Airport, Balikpapan on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Mostly surrounded by sea, Balikpapan is an important center of the petroleum, mining, ...