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Solo Trip to Johor Bahru & Singapore (Part 2) - Nasi Lemak Qi Ji

In my previous post, I have written on the tap water story, where the mamak guy gave me drinking water from the tap when I asked for a glass of plain water. 531 more words



I took these photos July 11th, 2007 with a Canon point and shoot. Myself and a good friend were starting a three-day backpacking venture into the Washington Cascades south of the town of Packwood, WA. 679 more words


I Had a Dream, I Lived It

Dave and I completed our John Muir Trail thru-hike in August 2014. Since then I have been working diligently on recounting the amazing experience in writing, and I am excited to announce that my book I Had a Dream, I Lived It was published on November 30, 2016. 47 more words


Visit Malaysia: Touring Penang on the Hop On Hop Off Bus

I have always had a reservation about hop on hop off buses. While it seems like the service makes life easier for tourists to visit a particular city, I felt that hop on hop off buses are major tourist traps that let unassuming tourists to pay big chunk of money to visit any attractions when in fact it can be done by using the public transportation system. 550 more words


Motorola Talkabout T600 H20: review

I have a lot of fond childhood memories that include some form of radio play – the yellow aviator headsets that my siblings and I used to speculate Christmas morning before my parents woke up, the science kit that allowed us to talk through an AM channel on the alarm clock, and practicing Morse Code on the indestructible Fisher Price Skytalkers. 467 more words


One For The Road

The blizzard descends as we climb into the mountains. Snow scythes sideways beneath the grey shrug of sky, cutting diagonal patterns of watery white across the windscreen. 1,944 more words


Visit Malaysia: Walking Around Georgetown, Penang

I am in Penang since yesterday until tomorrow, attending the annual Penang Bridge International Marathon. Since I am staying in Georgetown, I took some time this evening to walk around the old part of the city which has been inscribed as a World Heritage City. 36 more words