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A Klang Valley Staycation at Amverton Cove

So living in a city can be hectic, sometimes you just want to get away – but you don’t really want to drive for hours or take a flight. That’s where the whole concept of Staycation (stay+vacation) comes in, which is basically having a holiday in your own city or nearby (in this case still […]

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SCUBA Diving At Pom Pom Island, Sabah – Malaysia

So in the first part of this trip I wrote about getting to Pom Pom, our experience there, the food, the resort and so on. But obviously we went there for diving! So how was SCUBA diving at Pom Pom island? I didn’t have the best start, gearing up for the first dive..my BCD back […]

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Visiting Celebes Beach Resort at Pom Pom Island, Sabah – Malaysia

So we found out about this place called Pom Pom Island last year at MIDE (Malaysian International Dive Expo), I’d honestly never heard of it before and couldn’t even point to a region on the map where I thought it might be. It turns out, it’s in Sabah, about 30 mins boat road from Semporna, […]

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Pom Pom Island – Sabah, Malaysia

What an amazing place! Pretty sure I’ll write about this trip (for once) because I had such a GOOD time! Truly a paradise, crystal clear turquoise waters, amazing diving, great company, breathtaking sunsets – brilliant! More soon.

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Back From Redang

Just got back from Redang, was there as the island was closing up – Saturday was actually the last day. Yah it’s not long since my last trip – Finally Back To Scuba Diving – Pulau Lang Tengah – which was my first SCUBA Diving trip since 2005. Kim only just got certified at Lang […]

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Finally Back To Scuba Diving – Pulau Lang Tengah

Man it’s been a long, long, long, long, long, LONG time since I’ve gotten to use this SCUBA Diving category tag! In fact there’s only a measly 3 posts in there, this will be the 4th. I started diving way back in 2004 and ended soon thereafter in 2005 – not so much by choice […]

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Kundasang War Memorial & Market – Sabah

As we were staying in Kundasang we had some time to look around, our first stop was the famous Kundasang War Memorial, which to quote: Established in 1962, this was one of the first memorials to commemorate the brave Australian and British Prisoners of War who died in Sandakan and during the infamous death marches […]

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Jackie – The Semi Wild Orangutan From Kinabalu Park

So our guide let us know of a semi-wild Orangutan named Jackie that lived somewhere in Kinabalu park. Most of the time she stayed in the jungle, but she did enjoy human contact and came out now and then to see who was around. Our guide was friendly with the people who stayed around the […]

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Sekinchan With Shutter Asia – The Ricebowl of Malaysia

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you may remember I went to Sekinchan a couple of years back in June – A Trip to Sekinchan Paddy Fields with Shutter Asia — June 2nd. I went again this past weekend, we planned to go towards the end of the year this time to […]

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Kota Kinabalu (KK) – Monsopiad Cultural Village (Kampung Kebudayaan Monsopiad)

After the Sandakan Town Tour we headed to the airport and flew over to KK. Shortly after landing we headed on over to the Monsopiad Cultural Village, which was an interesting experience to say the least. They say you haven’t seen Sabah if you haven’t been to the Monsopiad village! We arrived just in time […]

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