Malaysia

Singapore Sidetrips: Tanjung Pinang, Johor Bahru & Pulau Ubin

Posted on November 9, 2010

The following article is a commissioned article I wrote for this month’s issue (November 2010) of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com With its central location, Singapore is a great jump-off point to other destinations. Why not take quick visits to some of the city’s outlying attractions? TEXT EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAPPHOTOS LESTER LEDESMA (TANJUNG PINANG), EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP (JOHOR BAHRU AND PULAU UBIN) Tanjung Pinang The neighboring Indonesian island ofRead More

Express Bus Schedule To/From Kinabalu Park

Posted on May 31, 2010

Timpohon Summit Trail, Kinabalu Park To KOTA KINABALU From Sandakan Arrival at Kinabalu Park 6:30 AM 11:00 AM 7:00 AM 11:30 AM 9:00 AM 1:30 PM 12:30 PM 4:30 PM 2:00 PM 6:30 PM 8:00 PM 12:30 AM To SANDAKAN From Kota Kinabalu Arrival at Kinabalu Park 7:00 AM 8:30 AM 8:00 AM 9:30 AM 9:00 AM 10:30 AM 10:00 AM 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 2:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:30 PM 8:00 PM 9:30 PM To SEMPORNA From Kota KinabaluRead More

Mt. Kinabalu Climb: Budget Breakdown

Posted on May 20, 2010

South Peak is the most recognizable ‘postcard’ vista of Mt. Kinabalu Last April’s climb up one of Southeast Asia’s highest peaks was a life-changing experience, after eleven hours worth of uphill trekking through cloud forests, alpine meadows and granite massif, battling occasional downpour, icy winds and altitude sickness. Mt. Kinabalu – my first mountain climbing experience – is an accessible peak that can be scaled by the inexperienced but persevering adventure-seeker. Re-posting the climbing expenses from a travel forum forRead More