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Is Boracay Worth Going in the Rainy Season? | Boracay Station 1 beach at the water's edge under looming banks of rain clouds | Travel guide article on sustainable travel blog Teja on the Horizon | Boracay off peak season | Boracay holiday | Boracay typhoon season | Boracay vacation 10

Is Boracay Worth Going in the Rainy Season?

The Philippines has a distinct typhoon season towards the middle to later months of the year (although as climate change progresses, it is becoming a bit less distinct – and ‘typhoonier’). This does not mean that there are typhoons all...

Did We Find the Hidden Sibu Island Mermaids? | Sibu Island dugongs | dugong Pulau Sibu | seagrass and coral reef island in Malaysia | Johor island | nature tourism Malaysia | wildlife tourism | ecotourism | Johor tourism | travel reflections | self-discovery | partnership | Teja on the Horizon 3

Did We Find the Hidden Sibu Island Mermaids?

He chose Sibu Island for the dugongs. “Remind me to take you to a Malaysian island!” I had said, many weeks before my couchsurfer even arrived. In retrospect, it was an unusual invitation to have come from me. Or any...

The village of Sibu Island | coconut groves on Pulau Sibu | Johor island | Pulau Sibu Marine Park | Pulau Sibu snorkelling | Malaysia island hopping | Johor tourism | Malaysia island getaway 32

Pulau Sibu is the Most Unique Malaysian Island

One of the perks of having marine conservationist friends, is that you have the inside scoop to the many islands they work in. I already knew about the endangered dugong population of Pulau Sibu, because a friend from my time...

In with the tide to Dhigurah and jumping overboard | Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme | MWSRP | Dhigurah, South Ari | voluntourism | sustainable tourism | wildlife volunteering | personal growth | making new friends | island life | Teja on the Horizon 43

The Tide to Dhigurah and Jumping Overboard

I hadn’t even arrived in Dhigurah yet. My flight to Maamigili, where I would transfer by boat to the atoll island of Dhigurah was late that night. But Day 0 of my volunteering stint in the Maldives was marked with...

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