Langkawi – Jewel of Kedah, Malaysia

Photo credited to Phil LANGKAWI, KEDAH, MALAYSIA The well-known beach destination in Malaysia that has beautiful beaches, mangroves rich in flora and fauna and duty-free shopping! So who’s up for some island chillaxing?! Check out Tourism Malaysia’s website on a writeup on Kedah. TOP 5 REASONS WHY LANGKAWI IS AN IDEAL HOLIDAY DESTINATION FOR ME! 1) Mad stressed at work :( It’s time…… to do nothing and think nothing. I just want to feel, to enjoy, and to experience. Man, I’m…

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Diving with Uncle Chang at Mabul Island

Just thought I’ll drop by with a quick post on how I spent on diving and lodging for my recent diving trip to Borneo, Sabah, East Malaysia. Arrive at Tawau via Air Asia from Kuala Lumpur 1h 30mins taxi ride from Tawau Airport to Semporna @ RM100 Overnight stay at Dragon Inn, Semporna @ RM77 1h boat ride transfer from Semporna to Uncle Chang‘s at Mabul Island @ Complimentary for Divers 6D5N Stay at Uncle Chang @ RM90 per person…

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Itinerary for Borneo Diving Trip

So I’ve been “MIA” for awhile now. Went to pursue my dream of learning how to dive and then diving. But I’m back now. With more exciting new updates! There’s something brewing new for this humble blog of mine and I will be back to update everyone about it soon! Meanwhile, hola all, I’m back. Here’s sharing my itinerary for my 8D7N Trip to the Borneo Islands. 8D7N combination will get us a diving certification, and 2 days worth of…

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PADI Open Water Course at Mabul Island

I’m at Mabul Island, West Malaysia now taking my PADI Open Water Dive Certification. Arrived at 8am this morning to Uncle Chang’s “resort” and was shuffled off for check in and breakfast. The room assigned to us costed RM90 per person for a twin-sharing room and all meals included. Today’s day one of my lifelong diving adventure. As I walked the little aisles of Uncle Chang’s lodge on Mabul Island, I saw a huge turtle swimming by in very shallow…

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Hello Sipadan

In the past 3 months, it seems like I let go of a different lifetime that I lived in and then stumbled onto a new life in which I find happiness and… contentment. Who knows how long this feeling will last but this is not a post to contemplate the what ifs. So I went to Bali earlier this year (which ok, fine is not too long ago and only just in end Jan), where it felt like I set…

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