BORNEO chapter 1

From Taiwan I went back to Singapore and on the same day I took another plane to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. The next three blog posts will talk about my time in the Malaysian Borneo, I spent 11 days there and unexpectedly it turned out to be my favorite part of the whole trip. So, let's start … Continue reading BORNEO chapter 1

My Taiwanese Dream

I planned my whole vacation around Taiwan and its lantern festival. Last year, a few days after I came back from Myanmar, my friend Alberto and I were relaxing snapchatting and eating gelato when we stumble across a video of the Pingxi Lantern Festival. I fell in love with it in a matter of seconds … Continue reading My Taiwanese Dream

24 hours is Singapore

From Langkawi I took a two hours plane to Singapore. That night I had woken up in the middle of the night because my shoulders, chest and belly were hurting, a lot. In the bathroom I realised I was badly sunburnt. My skin is naturally darker, I usually get a nice gold/brow tan but this … Continue reading 24 hours is Singapore

Troubles in paradise

From Taman Negara I took a bus to Jerantut slept there for a night and then jump on a 9 hours bus to Georgetown, Penang. I got to Penang at 9pm and immediately started looking for a hostel /guest house and that’s when I realised I had made a mistake: I didn’t look at all … Continue reading Troubles in paradise

Tigers and Leeches. 

"Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all." Taman Negara was probably the most adventurous, challenging and … Continue reading Tigers and Leeches. 

Hiking and falling

From Kuala Lumpur I took the evening bus to Cameron Highlands and got there just before midnight. I spent two full days trekking and drinking tea.  My first day was really relaxing, I slept in a little to recharge my batteries and then decided to hitchhike my way to a famous tea plantation, located 8km … Continue reading Hiking and falling