Vlog: Street thrill in Dhaka

A vlog about my street walk on the street of Dhaka, Bangladesh in December 2017. Staying grounded here at home gave me more time to dig out my old travel videos and compiled them into a story for my youtube vlog. Looking back at these videos remind me of the joy of being surrounded with […]

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Kuala Terengganu Drawbridge

Beaches along the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia are heaven for aviation sports enthusiasts. The main attraction is the long stretch of white sandy beaches along the coastal line. The view from 500 feet above the ground looked like a straight road heading to somewhere mysterious, my favorite view while flying Paramotor here in Terengganu […]

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Ikan Kelah in Kiulu Tuaran

On our way out of Polumpung Melangkap in Kota Belud … we, the 3 traveling Sumandaks make a quick stop at a small town of Tamparuli to visit my local Tuaran Dusun friend, Lano Lan. A well-known local journalist cum photographer who writes for our local newspaper, NST for years. I need to check out […]

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USBA Jetty at Kampung Batu Payung

I was looking for a good sunrise and sunset spot when I was in Tawau just recently. My friend, Zell suggested that I should check out some beaches at Kampung Batu Payung for sunrise.  The village resides along the coastline of Jalan Tinagat road. The only place in Tawau that has sandy beaches. This place […]

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Hiking Maragang Hill Kundasang

If you are in Kundasang, I bet that you would love to have a closer view of the mountainous Crocker Range surrounding the area but like me, the thought of rigorous hours and days of hiking scared the hell out of me. And … if you could not resist the temptation to climb the gigantic […]

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Hiking Bukit Gelas Waterfall, Tawau

I just came back from a refreshing trip to Tawau, Sabah. A 12 days school holiday trip with 2 of my kiddos, Azzim (16 yrs) and Arissa (10 yrs old). Instead of the usual eat and sleep trip, I plan to have an adventurous and eye-opening trip for my 2 champs. Keeping in mind that […]

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Exploring Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

I always dream of how I would wander alone in New Zealand. Just immerse into the moment surrounded by nature, with my travel companion – my loyal camera, safely tucked in my backpack. New Zealand, the land of vast open space with beautiful landscapes. I had my chance last year while on a quick trip […]

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Madu Tualang

Haze has been invading my oxygen supply since early last month and it gets worse every single day now. Never a miss for every single year during the dry season that we Malaysian have to experience the smoky haze from our neighboring country. I could cynically claim that Malaysia is a 3 season country now: […]

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The Quietness of the moment in Tasik Pedu

I just got back from Pedu Lake, Kedah, Malaysia. Located up on the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia approximately 5km away from the Malaysia-Thailand border, the lake is easily accessible via a well-maintained road. The 12km-long lake is part of the dense rainforest of Gunung Fakir Terbang, 6 1/2 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur via […]

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another visit to Northern Vietnam

My second visit here at Northern Vietnam and my first was five years ago. This time around we covered Sapa, Y Ty, Ha Giang, Dong Van and the Ban Gioc waterfall in Cao Bang. We drove along the road close to the border of Vietnam and China starting and ending at Hanoi. Acres and acres […]

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