Sama-Sama Hotel

Sama-Sama Hotel

Follow Joel’s footsteps as he lands at KUL (Kuala Lumpur) Airport in Malaysia for an overnight layover and has the great convenience of spending the night at Sama-Sama Hotel, which is at the airport itself. No hassles, no barriers. That’s how it ought to be, anyway.More Information on Sama-Sama hote

Sarawak: Palm Oil

Sarawak: Palm Oil

Just like any vegetable oil widely used in cooking and food products, we learn about how we retrieve the palm oil! Luckily for us, We join Joel for a ride with a Deaf local… who is an owner of an estate that grows palm trees! We get in on the action with Joel at getting out the fruitlet from the tr

Sarawak: Nature of Sarawak

Sarawak: Nature of Sarawak

In this video, Joel rides along with a Deaf tour guide who leads him along a beautfiul river where they see wildlife like Proboscis monkeys. Joel then heads to a water village just outside of the city of Kuching in Sarawak. When he travels to Borneo, Joel gets to meet a trio of Deaf soap makers who

Sarawak: Bao

Sarawak: Bao

You may wonder what a “Bao” is… it’s a well-known Asian dish and we get to join in on the fun at learning how to make it! In this video, Joel goes for a drive to check out a small Deaf-owned shop that makes the Bao! We meet a Deaf worker who teaches us how to make the renowned Bao. Learn how to fol

Sarawak: Prawn Farm

Sarawak: Prawn Farm

It’s not everyday you hear or talk about a prawn farm… but, there are prawn farms all over the world! Joel gives us the opportunity to visit a Deaf owned farm in Sarawak! We join the Deaf owner, Cho, who tours us around his farm and shows us how collecting the prawns is done! Every prawn farm is dif

Sarawak: Pottery

Sarawak: Pottery

Becoming familiar with Sarawak, we visit a huge warehouse… and the Deaf owner invites us in to learn of his family business. From wall to wall, there is pottery everywhere! We tag along with the owner and he shows us the process of making a pottery piece from scratch to the very last step. People ma

Sarawak: Cargo Logistic Company

Sarawak: Cargo Logistic Company

Continuing the journey in Sarawak, Joel comes across a business that is owned by a Deaf local. In this video clip, the owner invites us to his work and we learn how this business is run. We’re also in for a treat to watch the owner, Lai, handle a shipping container with some heavy machinery! Per usu

Sarawak: Swiftlet Birds

Sarawak: Swiftlet Birds

In Sarawak of Malaysia, we visit a small, but dedicated and valuable business of two brothers. This business is a great contribution to human lives. Exploring with Joel, we learn how they handle their farm that tends to small birds of the swift family that is only found in Southeast Asia! Instead of

Sarawak: Iban Village

Sarawak: Iban Village

Where in the world are we now with Joel Barish? In a state of Malaysia… Sarawak! We have the opportunity to join Joel at the adventures of the unseen once again! Starting this travel, we head into a village of the Iban tribe and stay over at their longhouses. This village has no electricity… but thi

Joel’s Sarawak Experience

Joel’s Sarawak Experience

Watch this fun preview video with Joel and his intrepid guide, Albert Wong… as they crack plenty of jokes and show you some sneak previews of beautiful Sarawak! More videos of Sarawak and the ATW5 (Around the World: Part 5) journey will be coming soon. We want to thank Albert for his wonderful guid

Sabah: Deaf Seamstress

Sabah: Deaf Seamstress

Joel is still adventuring in Sabah, Malaysia. We meet a woman who owns a shop that does custom tailoring of clothes, and she is Deaf, along with her employees! Check out the cool cultural clothes that Joel gets to try on, and the high level of artistry in these custom-sewn clothes, as they are all m

Sabah: Deaf Artist

Sabah: Deaf Artist

Joel goes into Sabah’s downtown Kota Kinabalu looking to meet a Deaf person who is a skilled artist! See how Joel finally found the artist at his selling space! Learn of a local Deaf man, Jekaril, who was inspired to become an accomplished artist. From carving to drawing cartoons, Jekaril excels in

Sabah: Deaf Street Food Vendors

Sabah: Deaf Street Food Vendors

Driving through Sabah, Joel noticed Deaf vendors in Penampang and made a quick pit stop. We got the chance to talk with them, they’re a married couple who cooks family recipes and sell food to people. This business is strong and has been there since 2009. Get to know the Deaf couple and see how they

Sabah: Chang Rice Dumpling Deaf Owner

Sabah: Chang Rice Dumpling Deaf Owner

Joel heads to a Deaf man who owns a business making Chang rice dumplings! Be entertained as Joel tries his hand at making his own dumplings and realizes it isn’t as easy as it looks! Find out more about the owner, Tommy, and how he got started with this tasty business in Sabah! (captioned)Thanks to

Sabah: Rubber Plantation Deaf Owner

Sabah: Rubber Plantation Deaf Owner

A rubber plantation? Now, that is something unique! Joel visits a local rubber plantation that is owned by a Deaf man, Victos. Join Joel in checking out the area, guided around by Victos. Learn how rubber is made! See how they retrieve the sap from trees and learn the procedure of how rubber turns f

Sabah: Tambunan Experience

Sabah: Tambunan Experience

When traveling, it’s always best to experience the local life! Joel was invited by the owner of a unique homestay, who rents out the bedrooms of his house to guests. The owner also generously invited Joel to his son’s wedding! Check out the celebratory customs and how much rice wine they all had to

Sabah: Mari Mari Cultural Village

Sabah: Mari Mari Cultural Village

Get a look at the culture of Sabah. This is something you’ve never heard of before! We tag along with Joel and Bradley to visit the tribes that make up Sabah! See how they clean their rice… cook the Bamboo way… make vests and ropes from the bark of a tree… so much to do in such little time! See Joel

Around The World Tour: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Around The World Tour: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Starting with a trip to the famous twin towers of the city of Kuala Lumpur, he travels to Batu Cave and visits a sacred temple on top of a high hill. The Royal Selangor, a pewter factory is visited, where Joel tries his hand at hammering a piece of pewter and meets a deaf worker. At the Kuala Lumpu