Tag Archives: Asia

Miri, from Cowboy Oil Town to the City of Beauty

The drill digs deeper and deeper until the earth rumbles, ground tremors, dark dense liquid spew out and the people rejoice. About a century ago, Miri became Malaysia’s first official oil harvesting site and sparked off the petroleum industry in the country. Since then, it has prospered not only in the oil industry but also […]

Celebrating the Colours of Malaysia in Every Bite

Step into any Pasar Malam and you’ll be moments away from a 10-feet-long stall serving a lengthy tray of colourful delicacies fashioned into geometrical patterns that would intrigue any 3-year-old. A sweet-tooth haven that triggers impulsive finger pointing gestures to signal the taukeh to deposit the colourful goodies into a transparent plastic bag before a […]

Summer in Japan

Japan has always been my dream destination, mostly because I’m quite a huge fan of anime, and watching anime growing up has made me intrigued about their culture. So, after a few years of slow saving and planning, I finally made my way there. I went during summer, because it’s the least peak season, so […]