Richard and I were wavering. To Georgetown Festival or not? Inertia placed us on the side of not. But after hearing about Festival Director Joe Sidek’s directorial debut while in Kuching I was swung the other way.
A stylish design hotel with a view of Tokyo Skytree, it’s not hard to find a reason to want to stay at One @ Tokyo. I found five.
To sum up your adversary you must first size it up, and Mount Ashigara aka Mount Kintoki is supposed to be one of the best places to view my next day’s challenge – the iconic Mount Fuji. If it weren’t for the clouds….
Located in Hulu Langat, not far from the turn off to Gabai Waterfall, the hike up Gunung Hitam is not unlike a condensed version of the hike up Nuang. Shorter by 5km, it must be steeper, because what it lacks in distance it makes up for in calf-shredding inclines.
It was a packed schedule of talks, exhibitions and events at the inaugural Rainforest Fringe Festival I was invited to (via work). Here’s what I managed to snap in the hour or so I spent wandering the streets near The Old Court House where the Fringe Fest was held.
Sri Bintang epitomises the urban hike. Neither park with paved trail nor forest reserve, this tiny swatch of green doesn’t even appear on the map – unlike nearby Desa Park City.
A mere 1 hour flight from KL, Indonesia’s fourth largest city might not strike you as a destination for adventure lovers, but with some careful planning and travel, Medan makes an excellent base for these stunning natural attractions.