Thoughts on Sabah, Brunei and Kuala Lumpur

Calling this jumble thoughts on Malaysia would be slightly preposterous, so here we opted to assemble some observations on the places we have visited on Borneo and Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is a hodgepodge of cultures, mostly influenced by Chinese and Indians Apart from rural Sabah our impressions of Malaysia are limited to "KK" (Kota Kinabalu)... Continue Reading →

Borneo Murut Adventures

We have to admit that before coming to Borneo we did not really have a clue about what to expect here. The word "Borneo" somehow sounded very exotic to us but apart from rain forest we did not associate anything else with it. However, before coming here we met a few other travelers who told... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on the Philippines

We are so happy to have been able to spend three weeks on the Philippines. Well, this easy going, happy country was definitely a surprise highlight of our trip around the world! The place we visited on Palawan and Luzon not only had stunning scenery, but also truely cool people. As with other countries we... Continue Reading →

Top tasty treats // Philippines

The Philippines were settled by the Austronesians. So the origins of the local cooking methods are similar to neighboring Malaysia and Indonesia. However, since the Philippines were a Spanish colony for more than 300 years and then under US control, their cuisine has absorbed techniques and flavors from Spanish, Latin and US American cooking, as... Continue Reading →

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