Category Malaysia

Okonomiyaki and Miso Soup

Sharing okonomiyaki and miso soup with the family. The source for okonomiyaki was based on soy source and lime and chili added. Miso soup is no longer alien to this family. 🙂

Having Miso Soup with a Local Fisher Man

Amai Milon is the name of the fisher man we admire. When we tired to catch fish we got only 20 of small fish. When he goes to sea, he catches incredible variety of fish.

Making a Traditional Snack with Tatana People in Malaysia

Tatana, one of the tribes live in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia, make kulupis which is rice cooked with coconut milk in banana leaf. They were making it for the third year anniversary of someone who passed away. They often work together for the community.

A Local Market in Malaysia

“Jalan Jalan tam” in Malay language means taking a walk around a market. Today, we jalan jalan tam and found dried fish that is just like what we use for taking broth in Japan! The resemblance of the food cultures of Japan and Malaysia can definitely be found. One is because both have a big […]

Traveling from Malaysia to Indonesia by Boats

Choosing the means of transportation is one of the keys to define your trip. We, as budget backpackers, try to avoid any airplane because 1) it’s expensive, 2) you don’t see the gradual changes of the landscapes, the people, the cultures and so on. Therefore, in order to appreciate your trip more, the other possibilities […]

A relaxed stay and activities after climbing Mt. Kinabalu

One of the most popular tourists’ destination in Borneo is Mt. Kinabalu. Of course it depends on how good you are though, after climbing the highest mountain in South East Asia, you are going to be exhorted by all means. What would you do after climbing Mt. Kinabalu before your flight back to your own […]