Skydive and bungy jumping shows up on lot of people’s bucket lists. And who can blame them? There’s just something so compelling about launching yourself from height – and living to tell the tale, of course! And don’t base your decision on age, I know someone who did both activities at the age of 70…
What Does it Feel Like to Skydive?
Skydive Taupo 15, 000 ft. between me and the ground (I chose a higher altitude for more freefall time) 1min-ish seconds of freefall 500NZD including a tshirt, group video and pictures (around 250NZD for skydive only) These guys pick you up in a Hummer limo. Yep. Then we took a 10min drive to the small…
Packing a Bike for Air Travel
I’m going home for the holidays and I wanted to bring my bike. Initially I thought it would be a huge hassle (and maybe it’s all relative) but after reading a few articles, watching a few Youtube videos and researching my airline baggage policies … I realized it wouldn’t be so bad. And apparently, people…
Horseshoe Crab Rescue and Research with the Nature Society of Singapore
A few months ago, I joined the Nature Society in Singapore.
Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit Trek – Sightseeing And Gearing Up In Kathmandu
December 1 2013 Singapore -> Kuala Lumpur -> Kathmandu
Malaysian Adventures – Sea Kayaking in Kota Kinabalu And Climbing Mt. Kinabalu
In February, I was writing about how my students and I had been busily training for an impending trip to Sabah, East Malaysia (the west side of Borneo island) to climb Mt. Kinabalu.
Hiking At The Bukit Timah Nature Reserve/Training for Mt. Kinabalu
As we inch closer to our trip to Sabah, the students have been training for the trek by climbing plenty of stairs every week. As I’ve concluded in my last post, stairs are great for training legs and cardio for the ascent up Mt. Kinabalu, a 4,000m summit in East Malaysia.
Planning For The Annapurna Circuit Trek
Smitten With The Himalayas
A Journey In Seeing China Through My Parents’ Childhood Stories – Guangzhou
For as long as I could remember, my parents have always told me stories about growing up in China. They have a unique experience because they were old enough to experience (and remember) communist China both before and after the country opened up contact to the world.