Freedom Asia suggests the lush tropical forests and pristine white sand beaches of Borneo as a paradise-like escape from Britain’s rainy summer
After the wettest June on record, it comes as no surprise that millions of Britons are heading overseas this summer to escape the downpours. According to Abta, as many as 13 million Britons are heading abroad in July and August after travel companies saw a 20% surge in holiday searches in June.
Although many holidays will be taken close to home in southern Europe, Freedom Asia advises holidaymakers seeking a slice of pure paradise to look further a field to the Malaysian island of Borneo.
Borneo holidays offer something for everyone. Nature enthusiasts will love admiring orang-utans careering through the jungle or glimpsing baby turtles hatch on the beach; romantics will adore evening strolls on sunset-lit...