The Primates of Borneo

Back in 2009 when I was still trying to visit every country in the world and in fact every territory in the world, I went boppin around Borneo for a few days. That seems like a lifetime ago and earlier today when I landed at Sandakan onboard the Azamara Quest in the Malaysian state of […]

How To Visit the Batu Caves

Batu Caves is essentially is a massive limestone hill; which contains a series of caves and cave temples throughout. The cave is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India and it is dedicated to Murugan, a Hindu deity. How to visit the Batu Caves can be a little confusing though. The cave […]

Langkawi, Penang and Singapore

Happy Thanksgiving to all! After five weeks through some of the most dangerous and least visited places on Earth I found myself back on the Malaysian Peninsula as my last stop. Malaysia is one of my favorite countries in Asia, except of course for their stupid tourism slogan, “Malaysia, Truly Asia”. I have been to […]

Boppin Around Borneo

All of my life I have had visions of Borneo being this outlandish and exotic place where it’s just thick jungle and some people don’t come back alive as the cannibals will get them. Perhaps naïve from when I was a kid but even after the first “Survivor” was filmed there; it had to be […]

Sweating around Southeast Asia

Bangkok is the center of the sweltering Southeast Asia universe and all roads lead to Bangkok. However, the roads leading from Bangkok go to some pretty cool places. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to go to the Thai beaches this trip and it killed me because I was in Thailand during the full moon and was […]

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