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The Complete Guide To Climbing Sarawak’s Mulu Pinnacles

So you’ve conquered Gunung Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysia. What’s next? Consider one of the most challenging hikes in Malaysia– the Mulu Pinnacles in Sarawak. But before you attempt the Mulu Pinnacles, please don’t be the idiot that I was.

Catch Me At ZafigoX 2018, The 1st Event In Asia On Women & Travel

What’s more intimidating than giving a speech?

Sharing a stage with some seriously amazing women travelers, the kind who’ve scaled the highest mountains, biked solo across the globe or still travelling at age 75! Wish me luck guys, because I’ll be speaking at ZafigoX 2018!

UPDATE/Aug 2019

Watch my ZafigoX talk, ‘Millennial Travelling: Not Doing It For The ‘Gram‘ on YouTube here.

diving in mabul

An Honest Review Of Sipadan’s Legendary Seaventures Dive Rig

If you’re a diver in Malaysia, you’ve heard of Sipadan – the best dive site in Malaysia and one of the top 10 dive sites in the world. If you’ve heard of Sipadan, you’ve heard of Seaventures Dive Resort, the dive rig. And if you’ve heard of Seaventures dive rig, you’ve heard that it has free unlimited house reef dives.

What It’s Like To Swim With Humpback Whales In Tonga

“You’re bullshitting me!” I shouted when a fellow-backpacker told me he had gone swimming with humpback whales in Tonga.

How Does Skydiving In Colorado Feel Like?

It was a beautiful Friday morning in Colorado, USA. We just lived through a numbingly cold winter and now we’ve eased into spring. The air was crisp and fresh, the April 2009 sky was a clear blue and rays of sunlight decorated the ground. It hasn’t snowed in a while too – a perfect day to be jumping out of an airplane.

Make Brunei Your Next Dive Trip: Everything You Need To Know

“You went diving in Brunei?” was the most common reaction people gifted me after finding out what I did over the long weekend.

The Unexpected Reason David Wu Cycled 4,000km From Kedah To China

When I first heard about David Wu’s 4,000km cycling expedition from Kedah to China, I thought it would be a story of a man discovering his home. ‘This would be an article of a lost man finding where he truly belonged’, I thought as I get ready to meet him.

The Difference Between Hiking In New Zealand And Malaysia

“Let’s go hiking in Malaysia!” I pestered my old hiking buddy from my university Trekking Club. A club that had long disintegrated after we left university years ago.

How To Travel New Zealand On A Cheap Budget (Yes, It’s Possible!)

This is not an ad for Uncle Tony, but ever since they launched their new flights to Auckland, everyone’s been boasting about going to New Zealand.

How Did Nine Months Travelling New Zealand Change Me?

Dear Mum,

This was never meant to be a journey of self-discovery.