Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Peninsular (West) Malaysia

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Peninsular (West) Malaysia

  There are places you’ve always dreamed of going. And then there are those already in front of you, just when you were about to start dreaming about it… Malaysia is one of them. Malaysia is a HUGE country composed of two regions known as Peninsular Malaysia (West Malaysia) and Malaysian Borneo (East Malaysia).  Respectively, they are located in the Southeast Asian mainland and Borneo. It’s one of those environmentally rich countries that serves as a melting pot of different ethnicy, cultures, and beliefs. With its size, let’s try to explore…

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Taiwan

Top 5 Favorites to Explore in Taiwan

  Taiwan, a small island located in East Asia is one of the country’s that I consider close to my heart.  I must admit, it’s one of the top contenders in my ever growing list of favorites. They have beaches, mountains, modern cities, traditional temples, genuinely kind locals, and last but not the least, gastronomic delights! It’s no wonder why over the past year, their tourism has significantly boomed. For a small country with so much to see, it’s tricky to recommend the “must see.” Instead, as a first post (on…

A Call for Responsible Tourism: Whale Shark Interaction in Oslob

A Call for Responsible Tourism: Whale Shark Interaction in Oslob

A Whale Shark in Oslob being fed with shrimps, in order for them to stay in the same area during the “interaction” time —– The world of tourism. The life of travel. And all things in between. For the tourism service provider, It’s a good source of income especially during high season, and one can do so much when money starts coming in especially in poor areas. For some, it’s just a means of livelihood while for others, it’s the only way of living, a food to the table. For the…

Being in Malapascua, Cebu

Being in Malapascua, Cebu

And then there was Malapascua. Out of all the islands and the beaches in the country, it was Malapascua. Somewhere I haven’t been to. A name that I’ve only heard of but wasn’t really sure of what to expect. I just thought, there must be something special about it. Located in the northernmost tip of Cebu, this island is quite off the grid as compared to some destinations in the Philippines. A very long commute from the city proper, Malapascua is mostly frequented by those who want to get acquainted with the thresher…

Taiwan on a Whim and So Much More

Taiwan on a Whim and So Much More

A visit to somewhere similar yet different was what I needed after traveling in between beaches for more than a month. As blissful as it was, filling my days with the summer sun, the vitamin sea, and the sweet water that falls, I felt like I needed to take a break. I needed to step back and take a break. On a whim, I went to Taipei thinking that I will be sound in the city, where my days will be full with gastronomy, a variety of tea drinks, and a spot in…