Hey, guys! New year, new adventure ! First trip of the year and I’m off again (for work) to Bario, home to the Kelabit, the smallest tribe of indigenous people in Sarawak. They live high up in the mountains where farming is the main source of income. Travel by 4WD from the nearest big city, Miri, is a whopping 11 hours through logging trails and … Continue reading Next Adventure: Off to Bario, Sarawak !
Fort Cornwallis was established in 1786 and was named after the British Governer-General in India, Charles Cornwallis. Although called a fort, it has never engaged in battle. It is the largest and most intact surviving fort in Malaysia and was built by the British East India Company to protect the island from pirates and any possible attacks from the neighbouring state, Kedah. The walls are built … Continue reading Travelogue Penang: Fort Cornwallis, Georgetown
We were supposed to go to the Uluwatu temple after our Padang2 beach excursion, but our guide Toto warned us that there were lots of monkeys and they were known to grab glasses from visitors. (All four of my fam wear spectacles, incidentally.) Mum decided not to go. I was kind of disappointed because I had been really excited to look at Bali’s famous … Continue reading Travel Blog: Garuda Wisana Kencana Cultural Park, Bali
Bali has always been one of my go-to places on the list, so I was quite excited when the family and I finally got to enjoy a brief holiday together to this Indonesian island getaway. Beaches + fantastic art, history and culture, what’s not to like? The flight from KL to Denpasar, Bali, took three hours. Arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport. Their proud heritage … Continue reading Travelogue Bali: From KL to Denpasar