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Vol 7 Volume Seven | The Natural World Volume

"Another Escape is an outdoor lifestyle, creative culture and sustainable living publication that explores the stories of passionate people, alluring landscapes and intriguing ideas." For their seventh volume, Another Escape traveled to Sabah with Sticky Rice Travel. The resulting issue features stunning photographs and wonderfully crafted stories about our beautiful Borneo, along with some amazing profiles on our guides. Another Escape is a bi-annual print magazine, click below to get a glimpse into Volume Seven, and then order yourself a hardcopy – it's guaranteed to beautify your coffee table.


Jungle Living The Good Life In Borneo
By ROS WALFORD | June 2nd, 2016

Life in the beautiful region of Sapulot is relaxed and uncomplicated, and the communities who live here want to keep it that way. They are inviting visitors to this remote part of Sabah, a Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, to show them the Murut way of life. Ros Walford went to find out why their homeland is worth protecting. I’m floating on my back in clear water beneath a gentle waterfall. Above me, the jungle canopy reaches out to close the gap through which I can see an intense blue sky...


Orang Utan Borneo's endangered orang-utans are clinging on in the rainforest
By RICHARD WATERS | Dec 1st, 2015

Our guide, Ateh, freezes statue-still, sniffs the air, then whispers “Ssh ...” pointing up at the church-high canopy. I feel my pulse quicken with expectation, for this is our third and final day searching the pristine rainforest of the Danum Valley in Malaysian Borneo for the endangered orang-utan. We've seen plenty of other wildlife as we've variously tramped across rheumatic-looking tree roots, scrambled over fallen dipterocarp trunks, body-swerved sleeping pythons and crossed rivers on shaky suspension bridges...

Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet Top Choice

Who doesn't travel with a Lonely Planet? You have to admit, these guys know what they're talking about, and here's what the largest travel guide book publisher in the world has to say about Sticky Rice Travel, "National Geographic prefers this outfit for a reason; it's organised, original in its choice of tours and has excellent knowledgeable guides. Responsible community-based tourism; expect adventure, culture and something very different. Sticky Rice will sit down with you and tailor your experience around your interests, fitness and budget; your trip may last four days or a few weeks."

Sticky Notes

Orang Utan Updates on Malaysian Borneo from your friends at Sticky Rice Travel

Do you miss Borneo? Have you ever been to Borneo? Either way, we want to remind you about how amazing this place is! Sticky Notes is the fun and informative bi-monthly newsletter from your friends at Sticky Rice Travel. If you'd like to receive updates and anecdotes from Malaysian Borneo, click below to add yourself to our mailing list, and get Sticky Notes sent straight to your email inbox. Whether you've traveled with us before, or have yet to visit Malaysian Borneo, we hope this will inspire you to join us on some meaningful adventures!