Kota Kinabalu June 1st 2015 This is a delayed post, as our climb up Kota Kinabalu was just 3 days before disaster of an Earthquake in the exact same area where we were, struck, taking away many innocent lives. The thought of it was chilling and my thoughts go out to all victims and their families. Felt it was only appropriate to delay my blog post till later.
That's the unpredictable nature of nature isn't it? Anything can ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Kota Kinabalu During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
Coming through the standard education that pushed myself to seek for academic excellence, I never really knew what I wanted to do, and no aspirations on what I really want to be in the future. Growing up from a not so well-to-do family (but a very blessed one), I had little opportunities to travel, hence making my every journey on the plane/cruise/train a precious one. With every trip, I grew to like, then love the idea of just packing a bag, fly and go. An immense sense of satisfaction from understanding more about an unknown place, interacting with the locals from a ... full info