The Journey of Mr. Speed and Mr. Fun

Oct 19

Mr. Speed and Mr. Fun are neighbors. One day they decided to join in a driving expedition that takes them from Penang to Singapore in their own car. The rule of the expedition is very simple. All they need to do is to reach the destination using their own preferred route. Like most participants, Mr. Speed choose to use the North South Expressway so that he can reach...

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Different country, same feel

Dec 06

Different country, same feel

At last, I can tick off Brunei from my list. After Mulu, I continued my journey from Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) in Brunei by a van “sapu” (unlicensed van). It costs a little bit more (RM60) but more convenient and faster than bus. The van picked me up from Miri airport and drove me all the way to BSB. I don’t even need to get down from the...

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Borneo – Backpacking in my own backyard

Dec 05

Borneo – Backpacking in my own backyard

Believe it or not, I have backpacked across India, Bangladesh, China, Macau, Hong Kong and almost every countries in South East Asia except in my very own country Malaysia. That’s right. I never backpacked alone anywhere in Malaysia and worse still, I never visited Sarawak. That’s why I did not hesitate to book my flight to Borneo when I found cheap...

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Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Other Expenses and Packing List

Nov 05

Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Other Expenses and Packing List

On top of that, you will need to pay for the park entrance fee at RM10 per person and another RM10 per person for a 2-way airport transfer. So in summary for a 3D/2N visit at Gunung Mulu National Park, you will need to budget at least RM184 per person (excluding meals and flight tickets). To include 5 meals at RM10 per meal and the cheapest return flights from KL to...

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Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Day 2 and Day 3 Itinerary

Nov 04

Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Day 2 and Day 3 Itinerary

Day 2 Itinerary Wind & Clearwater Caves (RM10 per person) Longboat from Park HQ to Wind & Clearwater Caves and return with stopover at a Penan long house (RM30 per person) Trekking to Paku Waterfall (Free) Night Shift tour (RM10 per person) Day 3 Itinerary Mulu Canopy Skywalk (RM30 per person) To be continue… Related posts: Gunung Mulu National...

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Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Day 1 Itinerary

Nov 03

Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Day 1 Itinerary

So what else you would need to spend in Mulu? Well, that depend largely on what activities you want to do there. If you are visiting Mulu for the first time and you only have few days to spare (at least 3 days), then this is the recommended itinerary: Day 1 Deer & Lang Caves including bat exodus (RM10 per person) Day 2 Wind & Clearwater Caves (RM10 per...

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Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Accommodation and Food

Nov 02

Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Accommodation and Food

Accommodation The cheapest place to sleep is at the Park HQ’s dormitory. It only cost RM37 per person per night. If you have two person and you wish to have some privacy, you can choose a fan room with attached bathroom that cost slightly more expensive at RM110 per room per night. Additional person may cost extra. There are also air-conditioned rooms that cost...

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