Archive for July, 2014
sabah, borneo

Floating down Borneo’s Kinabatangan River.

It’s a scorching day in the Sukau region of Sabah, East Malaysia. No later than 10 am, my husband and I are cruising along Malaysia’s longest river, the Kinabatangan, with a group of eager wildlife seekers and our local gui...

sarawak, Borneo

Exploring a new side of Sarawak, Borneo.

Everyone knows Borneo for its rainforests, endemic wildlife and magnificent natural wonders, but on our first visit to Sarawak, we were pleasantly surprised to see a rather unique side to it. Frogging at night, searching for fi...


Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

If you are looking for luxury in Kuala Lumpur, the Shangri-La should be your first port of call.

AVANI Sepang aerial view2

The Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort

Situated in the serene waters of the Malacca Straits and gracefully extending off the west coast of peninsular Malaysia in a magnificent palm tree formation lies the spectacular Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort. Exploring Malaysia...

What’s Your Religion? New Questions in Myanmar Foreshadowing of the Past Week’s Events

Growing up in The United States, inquiring about somebody’s religious orientation doesn’t generally breach the- we just met, hello, what’s your name, conversations. But in Myanmar, as I quickly learned, it doe...