Entries by Amy Waters

, Orangutan on platform in the forest

In search of Malaysia’s wildlife

“Hope to see everything and expect to see nothing.” Our guide at Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Ned, spoke these few words to us when we first arrived and this phrase stuck with me throughout my stay. I kept replaying it in my mind, over and over again. Some people travel with a checklist of what they […]

Franz Josef Heli Hike

Franz Josef Heli-hike

I wake up hoping for blue skies outside and no wind. Today is the day I am booked in to take a heli-hike on Franz Josef Glacier. Knowing how frequently these can cancel due to weather, I have already prepared myself for the disappointment of cancellation during the small window of opportunity I have in […]

A First Time Visit to Egypt

A First Time Visit to Egypt

I was lucky enough to take my mum with me on a recent work trip to Egypt. She had never been to Egypt before and here is what she had to say: “I must admit that, after all I had heard and read in the media about Egypt, I was quite apprehensive leading up to […]

Angkor from the East

Angkor from the East

04:30 and the alarm goes off, I wake with the excitement of knowing we are going to watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat. As we drive in the pitch black I have no idea what to expect, we are taken down a dirt track, no one else in sight. How can this be that this, the […]