Nothing worthwhile ever happens quickly and easily. You achieve only as you are determined to achieve … and you keep at it until you have achieved ☼ Robert H. Lauer

Tag: Borneo

The Biggest Baddest Bucket List!

Hi everyone! My friend Jean just made this great video about her home town Kuching, Malaysia! She’s trying to win the ‘Biggest Baddest Bucket-List’ Competition by showcasing Kuching and all its wonders! I met Jean last summer, when I couchsurfed through Borneo, and she was an absolutely amazing person who exercised all sorts of kindness… Read More ›

Beautiful Memory: Kuching, Malaysia

From the city of cats, comes greatness in all manner of beauty. Cosmopolitan capital of Borneo, home of the amazing Rainforest World Music Festival, and home of an earth-shattering sunset. Ladies and gents, I see you Malaysia.  

Filipino Immigration in Sabah, Malaysia (Part II)

I first expressed interest in the issue by writing about it back in August, shortly after spending time in the region. I noticed the common sight of Filipino women frequenting Malaysian bars, something I observed perpetuated stereotypes and ignited prejudice against immigrants from the nearby islands of the Philippines. Since then I’ve done significantly more research… Read More ›

Immigrants and Outlaws: Filipino Prostitution in Sabah

Smoky bars line the otherwise quiet walkways of Chinese and Muslim dominated Labuan island off the cost of the Eastern Malaysian state of Sabah. The ocean breeze inspires a second round of tigers, the negligeably priced beer of the region, as a large outdoor table of tourists staying at “Uncle Jack’s,” wait in anticipation for… Read More ›