Lotus Club put on an awesome event tonight in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur featuring two local artists: Tobu of Youth Portal and Juko of Jaggfuzzbeats. I was able to snag a few videos and put together this short piece. Enjoy!Read more "Lotus Club: Video Recap"
Selamat Datang Penang (Welcome to Penang). The Crossroads of Curry. The Pearl of the Orient. We were told that Penang Island boasts the best food in all of Asia; “You’ll never eat a bad meal there,” more than a few said. When you’re traveling through foreign lands, how could you believe such a statement? There’s […]Read more "Selamat Datang (Penang: Part I)"
Yesterday, during an awesome hike in Singapore’s MacRitchie reservoir, I was telling Kiley about my old weird obsession with Nike SB dunks and their cool design influences. I used the Heineken dunk as one of the original designs that really inspired me to get into the “sneaker head” thing. The Heiny’s were my “holy grail” […]Read more "The Heinekens"
So let’s go back to the scene in the van, the place where we met some forever friends through total serendipity. Which then led to meeting more friends, marking El Nido, Philippines as one of the most memorable destinations of our trip so far. Community observation: Bonds are strengthened and communities are developed when people are in […]Read more "Communities: Travelers (Part II)"
Sterile streets precede Sterile personalities Be clean, be well, be working Initially wowed Safe tap, hot shower, the train I think I’ll love it Never ending malls Raised concern, but still impressed Spectacles of wealth Go ahead, spend on Metro train boyfriend will get New Prada bag laid Attractions abound The […]Read more "The Designer City: A Series of Acrostic Haikus"
Sleek marketing design and a strong brand name made me want to buy my first overpriced beer in Southeast Asia. Singapore’s finest is anywhere from $4.50SGP for a 12 fl. oz. can in a supermarket to $15.50SGP for a pint in a bar or restaurant. Unfortunately, the “fun police” (Singapore’s Government) have levied high taxes on […]Read more "Booze Review: Tiger Beer"
You’re smashed in an industrial van, four rows deep, with two more people in the vehicle than there are seats. The driver is nearing 120 kilometers/hour and prefers to drive on the wrong side of the road at every sharp turn that occurs every 200 meters or so. It’s a method of maintaining his high […]Read more "Communities: Travelers (Part I)"
To be a well rounded person is great. To be a traveler, a business person, a sportsman, a writer, a photographer, a chef, a dabbler. It’s quite a gratifying human experience to enjoy and to be good at more than one or just a couple things. What’s more gratifying, though, is to achieve excellence those […]Read more "On Mediocrity & Mastery"
We have compiled some of our favorite photographs from our incredible 12 days in The Philippines. Our destinations included Manila, Puerto Galera, Taal Lake, Puerto Princesa, and El Nido. – K & SRead more "Through the Lens: The Philippines"