Lamma Island: A World Away From HK

I have always thought that Hong Kong was just city life and concrete jungle. I never knew that residents escape from the hectic financial capital to unwind especially during the weekends. But where to? Well, my friends Chris and Jane introduced me to Lamma Island. Lamma Island is the third largest island of HK, after Lantau Island and Hong Kong Island. The island consists of the northern village (Yung Shue Wan), the eastern village (Sok Kwu Wan) and traditional fishing villages. Access to other parts of Lamma is by hiking or fishing boats. The main attraction of Lamma is the

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First Trip to Sabah

Sabah is one of the 2 Malaysian states located in Borneo – the other state is Sarawak- and we call them East Malaysia. The rest of the 11 Malaysian states are located in Peninsular Malaysia (West Malaysia). Not many Malaysians living in Peninsular travel to East until these last couple of years or so. It’s not difficult, really, one just has to hop on to a plane and fly across the South China Sea. The problem was flights were expensive in those days. But now with low cost airlines such as Air Asia, Firefly and Malindo Air, and our national

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In Pictures: The Beaches of Gili Trawangan, Lombok

My friends and I travelled to Lombok, Indonesia in Nov 2013 and just off the northwest coast of Lombok is a cluster of 3 small islands called the Gili Islands. The Gili Islands consist of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air (pronounced as Ah-yer). If you’re searching for a remote island experience in South-East Asia, then the Gili Islands is recommended. Gili Meno and Gili Air have a few accommodation for tourists, perhaps with a small pool and a restaurant. But Gili Trawangan, the largest of the 3 islands, is the most developed and leaning towards tourism. In the

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