Seeing the wood for the trees: 11 of the world’s most spectacular forests

Covering even more of the world than our guidebooks, forests are ubiquitous but almost always different.

Going underground: the world’s best caves

This isn’t one for claustraphobes.

Unusual wildlife encounters

Bizarreness, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.

Five reasons to visit Borneo

Rainforests, river cruises and remarkable monkeys – travel in Borneo is a magical experience. 

Bead culture in Borneo

A traditionally made creation hanging close to you is something to treasure.

Orangutans: useless, dirty and dumb or dignified and intelligent?

Just like humans, orangutans are master generalists, performing well in everything they do.

The last of the hunter-gatherers

The Penan are among the only hunter-gatherers remaining in Southeast Asia.

Power flowers of Borneo

Rafflesias, orchids, pitcher plants and other unusual blooms have come to symbolise the extraordinary beauty of Borneo’s forests and the botanical wonders that exist in them.