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Malaysia’s delicious food

Malaysia is a real foodie paradise, especially as it's an interesting combination of different cultures: Malay, Chinese, Indian and that mix of Chinese and...

Meeting Mr. Right

Today I had lunch with my friend Hiroko and we went to one of my favorite tonkatsu restaurants in Tokyo for juicy kurobuta tonkatsu...

Partners in crime — or, rather, in art

Yesterday morning, from the airport lounge in Manila while waiting for my flight to Tokyo, I emailed a photo of my new painting, purchased...

Two more lucky bastards

Hello from Tokyo on a rainy evening. I arrived on the early morning JAL flight that left Manila at 9 am and arrived at...

Taiwan: The Heart of Asia

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) recently held its “Time for Taiwan – The Heart of Asia” 2011 press conference in Manila, Philippines at the...

Food-tripping in Taipei

One of the best things about my recent trip to Taiwan was the discovery of rich, interesting and varied food offerings. I had a...

The lucky bastards club

Yesterday I went to the Peninsula Manila for a very nice lunch with new general manager Sonja Vodusek at the Old Manila, still one...

The best cendol in the world

Chendol unlike any other Enjoying a good cendol is one of the many vices I allow myself whenever I am in Malaysia. I really can't...

Animal Instincts

Travelife's contributing editor Miko Liwanag offers advice on how to deal with the local wildlife. His travel adventures will soon be on TV via...

Favorite memories of Malaysia

Two of Travelife Magazine's editors in the library of The Majestic Malaccain Malacca last night Today we reluctantly checked out of the The Majestic...

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