Lorong Burma, Penang

Lorong Burma, Penang

In Penang's Lorong Burma, a Thai and Burmese temple face each other, each holding court with their own history and splendor. Dhammikarama (Burmese) has a giant standing Buddha, Wat Chaiyamangalaram (Thai) has one of the longest reclining Buddhas in the world. I didn't grow up going to temples, thus the massive figures, ornate details, and [...]

Isla De Gigantes, May 2019

Isla De Gigantes, May 2019

Getting to Gigantes takes a little effort, but it is so worth it

Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

A quick yet not-so-easy hike to one of the most popular peaks in the Sierra Madre range.

Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Explore Art-deco HBDs and hip establishments in this housing estate

Back in Singapore, October 2018

Back in Singapore, October 2018

Finally got to do touristy stuff in SG!

Taiwan: Zhongshe Flower Market in Houli District, Taichung

Taiwan: Zhongshe Flower Market in Houli District, Taichung

How to get to the famous Taichung Flower Market in Houli District

Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Jiufen Village

Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark, Shifen Old Street, Jiufen Village

Exploring old villages in the north of Taiwan

Taiwan, July 2018

Taiwan, July 2018

This trip was supposed to be our official Honeymoon, but Ranie recently got a new job and very quickly had to fly out to Serbia for two months. So I ended up doing a "Mamamoon" w/ my newly retired Momma! We had a blast enjoying a mix of old and new culture experiences + really [...]

Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, Subic

Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, Subic

We wen to to Subic to pause, breathe, and kick off being married properly.

Subic Beach, Sorsogon

Subic Beach, Sorsogon

Blue skies. Turquoise waters. Pinkish sand.