2017-12 Taipei

7 days roaming the streets and markets of taipei. Treking the four beast mountain and a crusade to check out the taiwan craft beer scene. A trip highlight was the Ju Ming Museum, home to the many pieces of his famous Tai Chi Series

2017-11 Shizuoka Izu Tokyo

11 days around Mt Fuji and the ports of Shizuoka. Seeking out fresh sakura ebi, treking waterfalls and enjoying the Onsens of Izu

2017-02 Zao Yamagata

8 days in Yamagata, climbing Yamadra, Ginzan Onsen and the Slopes of Zao Onsen

2016-11 Japan Tohoku

12 days to the North East of Japan. Home of the Aomori Apples, Cast Iron Kettles, World Heritage site of Hiraimizu 平泉 and soaking in Dai Onsen 台温泉

2016-05 Tubbataha Palawan

7 days live-on-board diving the Tubbataha Reefs. Exploring Palawan, chilling in the remote island of Capniga, Port Barton and island hopping in El Nido.

2016-05 Frasers Hill

Short trip to Fraser's Hill, Pahang, Malaysia. Feeling nostalgic in a 1920 colonial bungalow and enjoying nature walks

2015-10 Japan Autumn Hike

13 days trip to Japan, exploring the 旧中山道 (old Nakasendo highway) and its post town. Visiting the castle of Matsumoto. Hiking in 高瀬ダム (Takase Dam), 湯俣温泉 (Yumata Onsen) and 上高地(Kamikochi). Soaking in 葛温泉 (Kuzu Onsen) & 白骨温泉 Shirahone

2015-01 Tokyo-Naeba-Kamimoku

10 days trip to Japan. Snowboarding the slopes of Mt Naeba, Sipping up the Sakes of Niigata, Slurping up the Hegi Soba of Yuzawa, Soaking in the Onsen of Minakami, Shopping in Tokyo ...

2014-10 Seraya Secrets, Bali

5 days 18 dives in Seraya Secrets and Around searching for microscopic life forms in black sand :P

2014-07 Malapascua

9 days trip to Mactan and Malapascua in search of the famed thresher sharks

2013-12 Hokkaido

11 to 24 Dec 2013 - Hakodate, Noboribetsu, Otaru, Kiroro Resort, Sapporo

2013-10 Villa Markisa, Bali

6 nights dive trip exploring the pebbled beach of Seraya, Tulamben

2012-10 Fiji

15D dive trip to the soft coral capital of the world. Shark dive in pacific harbour, hammerhead in Savusavu and soft corals everywhere

2011-11 Atmosphere Resort

8N dive trip to the southern Philippines ... 24 dives in Dauin coast, Apo Island and Siquijor Island

2011-10 Hong Kong

Basically an eating and shopping trip ... looking up old favourites and discovering new finds ...

2011-01 Nagano-Gunma-Tokyo

A 14 days trip to the temples of Nagano, Snowboarding the slopes of Shiga Kogen, Soaking in the baths of Shibu Onsen and Ikaho Onsen.

2010-10 Sydney

A 1 month trip to Sydney to practice with Eileen Hall and of course to explore sydney when there is no yoga :>

2010-10 Seraya

4N dive trip with Scuba Seraya Resort, East Bali
Another black sand macro haven

2010-07 Palau

Palau, Micronesia - 7N diving on board the Ocean Hunter III

2009-11 Hanoi

8D trip to North Vietnam ... Hanoi, the old quaters and beyond, Halong Bay and Sapa

2009-10 Ubud Bali

8D trip to Bali Ubud for Sharath's Ashtanga Yoga Retreat 19-24 Oct 2009

2009-05 Lembeh Resort

8D dive trip to critter's paradise in Lembeh Straits, Manado

2008-12 Hong Kong-Macau

Roland and Ada's wedding reception in Hong Kong.
7D sight-seeing and makan trip in Hong Kong and Macau.

2008-11 Cambodia

11D trip to the historic ruins of Angkor, life on the Tonle Sap Lake and its rivers, laid-back french colonial town of Battambang and city life of Phnom Penh

2008-03 Vilamendhoo Maldives

8D diving trip in South Ari Atoll. Whaleshark Season!

2007-12 Hokkaido

13D winter trip - skiing in niseko, wonderful onsen of noboribetsu and jyozankei, shopping in sapporo

2007-08 India

2D weekend trip to Jaipur, Rajasthan and the Taj Mahal in Agra

2006-12 Tufi, PNG

7D dive trip at Tufi Dive Resort - diving and kayaking the fiords

2006-11 Gifu

11D self-drive tour in Gifu Perfecture, from the water town of Gujo Hachiman, thatchroof of Shiragawa, the snowcaps at ShinHokata to the Onsen of Gero

2006-04 Hawaii

9D in Hawaii - Surfs of Oahu, Beaches of Maui, Volcanos of Big Island

2005-11 Kyoto

10D in Kyoto - North (Ohara), South(Fushimi), East (Higashiyama), West(Arashiyama) and Central Kyoto

2005-07 Ellaidhoo Maldives

8D dive trip to Ari Atoll,Maldives. Diving around south Ari Atoll area with SeaXplorer @ Ellaidhoo Tourist Resort

2005-01 Hong Kong

Countdown 2005, Street of Hong Kong, Lan Fong Yuen

2004-12 Hong Kong

Weekend trip to Lantau Island

2004-11 Nikko-Tokyo

Business trip to Tokyo. 2D trip to Nikko. Christmas light-up in Roponggi

2004-11 Manado

5D Live-On-Board with Mimpi Dive Cruises in Manado, Indonesia

2004-11 Hong Kong

Trekking at Sai Kung East Country Park, Fireworks at Victoria Harbour, Christmas Light-ups

2004-10 Hokkaido

14D self-drive round the Hokkaido Island

2004-08 Hong Kong

The Peak Circle Walk, Man Mo Temple, Central Area

2004-04 Kungkungan Bay Resort - Lembeh

5D dvie trip Kungkungan Bay Resort, Lembeh Straits, Manado, Indonesia

2003-11 Japan

12D Central Kansai, Japan - Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Osaka, Himeji, Nara

2003-07 Washington

Smithsothian Musuems, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument

2003-03 Manado

Dive trip @ Gangga Island Resort, Manado, Indonesia

2002-09 Bali

7D dive trip with BaliScuba

2002-07 Tiomon

Weekend dive trip in Malaysia

2001-06 Maldives

5D dive trip Biyadhoo Island Resort, South Male

2001-04 Perhentian

Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Ikelite Auto35 ... the first attempt at film underwater photography

2000 Trips

Oct 2000 - P. Tiomon Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Jul 2000 - P. Redang Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Jun 2000 - San Francisco Business trip to SF JavaOne. Self drive to Monteray Bay Aquarium, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon
Feb 2000 - P. Sipandan Borneo divers, Sipandan, East Malaysia

1999 Trips

Sep 1999 - P. Redang Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Jun 1999 - P. Aur Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Apr 1999 - P. Perhentian Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Jan 1999 - Similan Island Thailand Live-on-Board with Ocean Divers - Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Richelieu Rock

1998 Trips

Dec 1998 - P. Sudong Weekend dive trip in Singapore
Oct 1998 - Maldives Ocean Paradise, Olhuveli Resort, Maldives
Aug 1998 - P. Tiomon Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
May 1998 - P. Aur Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Feb 1998 - Phuket, Thailand South Andaman Sea - King Cruiser Wreck, Shark point, Phi Phi
Jan 1998 - P. Hantu Weekend dive trip in Singapore

1997 Trips

Jun 1997 - P. Tiomon Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Apr 1997 - P. Aur Weekend dive trip in Malaysia
Feb 1997 - P. Hantu Weekend dive trip in Singapore

1996 Trips

Aug 1996 - P. Aur Padi Advanced Open Water Certification
Jun 1996 - P. Aur Padi Open Water Certification