Siniawan Travel Guide: Attractions and Things To See & Do In The Cowboy Town Of Borneo

When it comes to travel these days, ‘hidden gems’ don’t stay hidden for very long. All it takes is one viral photo, and suddenly the hordes are descending upon the place like a swarm of camera-toting, Instagram-obsessed zombies.  Siniawan in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, however, has largely remained ‘off the beaten path’ – although its… Read More Siniawan Travel Guide: Attractions and Things To See & Do In The Cowboy Town Of Borneo

Travelogue Borneo: Leaving Bario + Best Kolo Mee/Goreng Pisang in Miri, Sarawak !

Our four-day stay in Bario came to an end too soon! We spent the morning soaking in final sights, smells and sounds of the long house, which was in a lull after the previous night’s festivities. After breakfast, we hopped onto the back of a pickup truck and headed for the airport. Bidding adieu to… Read More Travelogue Borneo: Leaving Bario + Best Kolo Mee/Goreng Pisang in Miri, Sarawak !

Travelogue Borneo: Day 3 In Bario – Of Maggi, Museums, and Kelabit Culture

*Apologies for the lack of updates – been away for the Lunar New Year holidays and been swamped with work (as usual) upon returning. I really can’t say that I have no time for blogging – gotta MAKE time. Here’s part 3 of Bario! 🙂  After returning from our harrowing 11-hour hike along the Bario… Read More Travelogue Borneo: Day 3 In Bario – Of Maggi, Museums, and Kelabit Culture

Travelogue Borneo: Hardcore Hiking in Bario – 11 Hours In A Sarawak Jungle

I’ve never been hiking.  Ever since a back injury in my teens, I’ve laid off extreme physical activity. The most I’ve ‘exerted’ myself is an hour at the gym, and that’s on a stationary exercise bike lol. I was in Bario, Sarawak recently, and the media group I was with decided to visit one of… Read More Travelogue Borneo: Hardcore Hiking in Bario – 11 Hours In A Sarawak Jungle