Charles Ryan has been working and living in Borneo for over 11 years. Originally from the U.S., Charles arrived in Borneo in 2008 to work with rural communities creating alternatives to poaching and logging through forest restoration projects, capacity training and community tourism.
Hear about the experience our Director Jessica Yew-Sumarang had at the recent Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) Summit!
MAGnificent Maliau BY Magdalene Thien, 19 Sept 2019 It all started with a deep yearning for fernweh, a German word meaning an ache to get away and travel to a distant place, a feeling even stronger than wanderlust. I simply call it an “itch” to escape concrete buildings and day-to-day modernization – to smell the Read more about MAGnificent Maliau[…]
Where all the Birds Flock to in Sabah BY CASSEY ASHLEY SUA, 22 AUG 2019 Whether you’re a seasoned birder or you just enjoy pleasant surprises while out on a trek, Malaysian Borneo’s extensive fleet of birds is guaranteed to stir awe and imagination with vibrant colors, extraordinary calls, and intricate nest-architecture. From way up Read more about Where all the Birds Flock to in Sabah[…]
Camping in an Ancient Rainforest at Danum Valley Field Centre BY CASSEY ASHLEY SUA, 15 AUG 2019 The breeze of crisp morning air tickles your skin, the cool hues of the night make a gradient transition into warmer tones with the rising sun, and a harmonious ensemble of gibbon calls and chirping birds are what Read more about Camping in an Ancient Rainforest at Danum Valley Field Centre[…]
SRT Director, Jessica Yew-Sumarang is in the July edition of Prestige Malaysia Magazine alongside other Sabahan personalities.
Describing herself as a bright-eyed and idealistic individual, Jessica co-founded Sticky Rice Travel with Charles Ryan to not only connect like-minded individuals through crafting and delivering high-quality, responsible tourism programs but to also play a role in conservation and giving back to the community.
Her belief in investing in local talent knows no boundaries, providing everyone in Sticky Rice Travel with vast exposure and opportunities in order to raise the bar in the local industry and leaving a legacy that will inspire others in this notion as well.
Stickies Weekend Escape to Kudat BY CASSEY ASHLEY SUA, 15 JULY 2019 As our lady boss, Jess, often reminds us, “Too much time in the office makes one a dull and boring person.” So, the Stickies team decided to get out of the office and take a weekend road trip up north to the tip Read more about Stickies Weekend Escape to Kudat[…]
Open the doors to birding wonders with Sticky Rice Travel.
Sticky Rice Travel is proud to be participating in the Center for Responsible Travel’s Spring Travel Auction!
Now through June 11, bid for an unforgettable getaway that supports CREST’s work to promote responsible tourism around the world.
10 NIGHT JOURNEY INTO THE WILDS OF BORNEO
Estimated Valued: $16,500.00
– Experience ancient Borneo rainforest at the award-winning Borneo Rainforest Lodge
– Watch the sunrise over treetop canopies at Danum Valley
– River safari experience on the Kinabatangan River
– Encounter rare and endangered wildlife such as the orangutan, pygmy elephants, and gibbons
– Private tour of the Sun Bear Conservation Centre with Founder Dr. Wong Siew Te
– Private viewing at Borneo Rhino Alliance to see the last two Sumatran Rhino in captivity in Borneo
5 Under-rated Wildlife ENCOUNTERS in Danum Valley BY CASSEY ASHLEY SUA, 24 JUNE 2019 Malaysian Borneo is no stranger to some of the most unique and fascinating wildlife species in the world – most of which will not occur anywhere else outside of Borneo. Danum Valley has been one of the top destinations for wildlife Read more about 5 Under-rated Wildlife Encounters in Danum Valley[…]
Make A Wish: Suci BY NICHOLAS HEARD, 28 March 2019 From the moment of conceptualisation, Make-A-Wish Malaysia has made it their mission to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and transformation. Since 2016 Sticky Rice Travel has been helping Make-A-Wish to make wishes come Read more about Make A Wish: Suci[…]
RAINFOREST World MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019 BY NICHOLAS HEARD, 26 March 2019 Borneo’s Rainforest World Music Festival With July fast approaching now is the time to begin planning your Rainforest World Music Festival 2019 adventure in Sarawak’s capital of Kuching. The festival starts on Friday 12th July running over the weekend until Sunday 14th July. Enjoy Read more about RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019[…]