So each year, we'd do a festival trip where we'd go to a famous festival - be it music, party, cultural or religious, to soak up the local fun and festivities. Back when I was living in Japan, festivals are a huge thing. The entire local community would put in time, effort, resources to plan, … Continue reading Sinulog – The Most Colourful Festival in the Philippines!
Without a doubt, Manado is a famous dive destination. When we first planned to go to there for diving, we only thought about diving at Bunaken island - clear blue waters with visibility that go on miles and miles, great marine life diversity.. we didn't even know about the great wall dives! But after more research, … Continue reading Diving at Manado – Bunaken vs Lembeh
I had always always wanted to go to Sulawesi. I think I did some brief research at some point in time and know that there's plenty of hiking to do there. And since I started diving again, there's more reasons for me to head eastward, away from the dive crowds of Phuket, Tioman and Bali... … Continue reading The Great Wall Dives of Bunaken
So, for all the indie and mando-pop music lovers, you'll know about 春天的呐喊, Spring Scream Festival. It's like the place to be in if you enjoy indie and mando-pop music, the beach, a bit of that hippie culture. Anyway, as a self-proclaimed Mayday fan, I've always been chasing after this free-spirited culture, and ever since … Continue reading Spring Scream in Kending
So we spent about 10 days in Northern Thailand, doing the famous Mae Hong Son Loop. Ok, we only did half the loop because we doubled back on the same route on the way back and also made a detour to Chiang Dao. Driving in Thailand was a lot more pleasant and easy than we … Continue reading Road trip in Northern Thailand
Most trips start with a cheap flight promo.. So, when we bought our flight ticket to Darwin, it was on impulse because, hey! only $120 bucks to Australia, why not? We were planning for an epic 14-day road trip across the outback to Adelaide, but due to some unseen circumstances, we had to shorten it … Continue reading Round-up of Australia’s Northern Territory
Mulu Caves, Sarawak is probably one of the best things I've done in a while. And one of the reasons I reckon is because I can totally disconnect from the Internet (and work, since I work for a web company) and just enjoy my vacation! I guess I can call this trip an "accidental" one, really one … Continue reading Back to basics in Mulu Caves