January 5, 2015
travel Life Lesson Learned

Another Travel & Life Lesson Learned

  I was sweating, lying on a bed in a budget hotel room in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. The room was small, with a shared bathroom. It […]
May 29, 2011

Photo from the Road: Coliseum Hotel and Café

This is where W. Somerset Maugham stayed on his tour through British Malaysia. He frequented the hotel and bar and must admit is the reason for […]
May 28, 2011

Kuala Lumpur’s Not that Bad

By Stephen Bugno   It’s not that great either. But the average traveler can find something interesting in KL to fill at least a couple days, […]
May 19, 2011

Jungle Trekking in Mulu National Park

By Stephen Bugno The highlight of many visitors trip to Borneo, and the reason for coming at all, is Gunung Mulu National Park. Mulu holds the […]
May 17, 2011

Photo from the Road: Kota Kinabalu Night Market

  If there were a capital city of Borneo, it’d be Kota Kinabalu. KK, as the city is known, is a great base for exploring Sabah, […]
May 16, 2011

Niah Caves National Park

By Stephen Bugno Niah Caves aren’t the biggest in Malaysia, but they may be the most interesting. Don’t get me wrong, the caves are enormous, likely […]
May 9, 2011

Wildlife on the Kinabatangan River

By Stephen Bugno My first orangutan in the wild “You’re quite lucky,” our guide says from rear of the boat. “This is a good start.” It […]
April 22, 2011

Photo from the Road: Penang, Malaysia Walking Tour

I’m ashamed to admit that before a few weeks ago I didn’t even know Penang existed. After having visited for only one afternoon, I can say […]
April 20, 2011

Crossing into Malaysia

By Stephen Bugno This morning I walked into Malaysia. It is a welcome change from Thailand. I thought I loved Thai food, but whoa, Malaysia is […]