On July 31, 2021, a total of 34 new sites were added during the 44th Annual World Heritage Site Convention in Fuzhou, China, bringing the total number of world heritage sites to 1,154.
Leesan remembers what it was like to visit Sabah’s beautiful islands last year, minus all the tourists.
Leesan reminisces taking his first group of foreign guests around Peninsular Malaysia.
However, my first day out was an exception because we finished the day’s itinerary in Kuantan, Pahang which was quite a long drive from Singapore. That was 1987.
Nishiki koi is a luxurious ornamental fish developed through centuries of research by breeders. Prior to World War II, it was known as the flower carp, and other names.
The columnist is inspired by the life, and work ethics, of one of Japan’s top entrepreneurs, Kazuo Inamori.
The columnist – and his friends – gets cheeky with vaccines and vaccination stories.
I am grateful that there are still people who really do care about the welfare of others in our midst.
A TRAVEL buddy told me that he had heard about “fugu” (pufferfish), and that eating it is good for one’s health. But because it’s also poisonous, he wouldn’t dare try it.
Things will only start to get better when we all work together to curb the spread of the virus, and more people are fully vaccinated.