Friday, September 21, 2018

BALI HIGH IN UBUD Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series by the late Rebecca Bruns on the splendors of Ubud, the fabled mountain village...

Driving with scissors –a bracing start to motoring in Malaysia

  Exit 158 of North-South Expressway Northern Route in Malaysia -Licensed under Public Domain via Commons. My first driving experience in Malaysia was a master class...

What it Means to Miss New Orleans–A Tribute to Rebecca Bruns

Editor's Note: Rebecca Bruns was an accomplished New Orleans-born travel writer who resided for many years in San Francisco. She died on May 13, 1994. “What...

Visiting Sandakan–Borneo’s charming entrepot

by Rob Kay and Kurt Stewart Sandakan is a port town and an entrepot to the wildlife refuges of the fabled Kinabatangan River. (See our recent...

A visit to Sandakan Memorial Park

By Kurt Stewart & Rob Kay On any given day, a walk through the Sandakan Memorial Park will stir up the wandering souls of the...

An Insider’s Guide to Tahiti–Part 2

by Rob Kay & Philippe Guesdon Editor's Note: This is the second and final column of a two-part series on Tahiti. On a recent trip we spent hours grilling locals...

An Insider’s Guide to Tahiti–Part 1

by Rob Kay & Philippe Guesdon Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series on Tahiti.  As veteran journalists who have worked in French Polynesia for decades,...

Doing Business in Singapore–Q&A with Sanju Goswami

by Rob Kay On a recent trip to Malaysia I took a detour to Singapore to visit Sanju Goswami, a former Hawaii resident, and good...

Adventures along Borneo’s Kinabatangan River: A Malaysian Wildlife Holiday

by Rob Kay and Kurt Stewart We hadn’t been at the Borneo Nature Lodge more than an hour when we hopped on a boat and...

Eating Your Way Through Ipoh–Malaysia’s Hidden Culinary Gem

By Rob Kay and Kurt Stewart It’s safe to say that Ipoh, and indeed Malaysia, are not well known to most Hawaii residents. This is...