The Beautiful Irony Of Eating The Famous AMBUYAT

Sambal Belacan. Urat Kunyit. Candas. Tahai. Tempoyak.Ikan Goreng. Binjai. I know you’re making a word association now. Yes,these meals complete the set of your Ambuyat! For a Filipino who is used to soup-based food like Sinigang or Tinola and sauce-based food like Adobo or Menudo, the Ambuyat tastes bland. Really. The first time I tried it, I found it weird …

My Hari Raya Aidilfitri Experience in Brunei Darussalam

Every year, during the celebration of the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, many visitors like the citizens, foreign workers and tourist go to the Istana Nurul Iman, the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei and his family. Why do many people flock to the palace? On ordinary days, one is not allowed to visit inside unless the person is invited …

Reinvent Your Weekend- Labuan, Malaysia Blend

How to reinvent your weekend? There is the Labuan, Malaysia blend. Pause and slow down. Do things that excite you. Cruise along the sea and allow the breeze to tousle your hair. Indulge in seafood and dine along the beach. Go sightseeing. Visit a museum and learn something worthwhile.  Laugh with your friends. Argue over something petty and laugh again.  …

Are you Prepared for On-the-Job Training?

Once in my professional life, I was in charge of the industrial attachment of the students in the college where I used to teach. This is the same concept as an on-the-job training for vocational students. It was a challenging task to ensure our students get a suitable placement. As the head, I wanted them to learn from the internship …

What is your Perfect Weekend Getaway?

One of the many opportunities of working in Brunei Darussalam is that it is near to some beautiful places of Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia. One can easily travel by car from Bandar Seri Begawan to Miri City. If one is adventurous enough, one can go farther and explore the neighboring towns and cities of Sarawak and Sabah. One can visit …