Kota Kinabalu, (also known as KK), is named after that Malaysia mountain, Mount Kinabalu, maybe you’ve heard of it? Yep, the one that experienced an earthquake after those Canadian tourists went streaking naked at the top. Well us Canadians have learned our lesson and no earthquakes were caused during our […]
South East Asia
3 Exciting Day-Trips from Kuala Lumpur
Though Kuala Lumpur is a bustling place with many things to do, sometime it is nice to get away from the noise to discover something different and new. Here are 3 places you can go to get away from the city for the day.
Kuala Lumpur: Feet-Eating Fish to Food-Feeding Family
As the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur dares not disappoint. KL could be renamed the shopping capital of Asia due to its endless number of massive shopping centers for both luxury and budget buyers. I’m sure one day KL will have shopping centres that sell shopping centres. If shopping ain’t your thing though, there are many attractions that will keep you busy while in KL.
The Progression of Eating Durian
What on God’s green earth is this monstrosity of a fruit, and who decided that humanity would be better off eating it?
Try Hiking Mount Rinjani in Flip-Flops
If you search online for Lombok (the island just east of Bali), beautiful pictures of the lake and crater of Mount Rinjani will be the first thing you see. After seeing those photos, I knew that is the thing we had to do when visiting Lombok.
Visiting Ubud Bali: if you only have 2 days
The island of Bali is the most well known of any in Indonesia. Maybe because of its rolling rice fields, or beautiful beaches, or tropical jungles, or vibrant culture. One whole lifetime wouldn’t be enough time to experience everything Bali has to offer.
Alcoholic Monkey Forest, Bali
Prior to even stepping foot into the Alcoholic Monkey Forest, an aggressive alpha male threw himself onto my back, and swung from one arm to the next in a desperate, alcohol induced attempt to steal my Bali Hai Lager for himself. Little did he know that I too am an […]
How to Stay on Budget in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Yogyakarta. Smack in the middle of Java. Why go backpacking through Central Java? Temples. Two beautiful temples, one Hindu, one Buddhist. It’s what brought us here.
Bukittinggi: a must visit in Indonesia (that isn’t Bali)
Extra extra! Read all about it! Bukittinggi is an under visited gem that’s overshadowed by its eastern sibling, Bali. Don’t be fooled, the mountains have just as much to offer as the islands.
The Volcano That Erupted Garbage
How to hike a beautiful volcano of garbage, with an amazing view…