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Flying To Tawau, Sabah

Flying To Tawau, Sabah

I just recently flew to Tawau with my wife and daughter to spend Chinese New Year with my in-laws. We enjoyed a hassle-free check in and a flight that took off and landed on schedule. This is about as perfect as you can get to a perfect start for your holiday. Domestic [Read More]

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year

Gong Xi Fatt Chai To all Malaysians and Chinese celebrating the Chinese New Year. It’s that ang pow time of the year again. Every year, a troupe of Lions come to my dad’s house to usher in the new year. I guess we are one of the few places where all 18 lions [Read More]

Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Escape to Tabin and discover the beauty of nature at Tabin Wildlife Resort. You can relax in the antonishing beauty of Borneo’s rainforest, enjoy the extraordinary wildlife and amazing diversity of the forest. To see what Tabin Wildlife Reserve has in store for you, [Read More]

Malaysian Box Turtles Disappearing

Malaysian Box Turtles Disappearing

The Malaysian Box Turtle is in danger due to over exploitation, despite a government ban on its export since 2005. Since the ban, export of turtles for the pet trade to Japan, Europe and the United States has ceased. But there are widespread evidence of illegal exports to [Read More]

My Unforgettable Lesson From Climbing Mount Kinabalu (September 2008)

My Unforgettable Lesson From Climbing Mount Kinabalu (September 2008)

It was indeed a trip to remember. Through the two days going up and down the mountain, I have gone through a lot physically, mentally, and spiritually. I write this down to share what I have gone through and to remind myself of this incredible experience I had. And, praise [Read More]

Kampung Nelayan Restaurant

Kampung Nelayan Restaurant

Seafood in Sabah promises to be nothing less than the best, fresh, abundant and cooked to perfection. Some of the freshest selection can be found in many of Kota Kinabalu’s popular seafood restaurants. For a floating dining experience, visit Kampung Nelayan Restaurant in [Read More]

Manukan Island

Manukan Island

It is natural for us to overlook things that are right in front of us. The waters around Kota Kinabalu has some islands that compares favorably with islands anywhere in the world. For this simple reason, it is not overly commercialized. I mean, no glitzy chalets and loud [Read More]

Natives Of Sabah

Natives Of Sabah

According to the Sabah Native Affairs Council (MHEANS), less than 50% of Sabah’s population is comprised of natives. Sabah’s population stands at 3.1316 million, including the Malays (and their sub-ethic groups), Chinese, Indians, Natives (most widely-known, the [Read More]

New Year Day In ER

New Year Day In ER

New Year’s Day has come and gone, and many of my friends are still in the holiday mood. The thing about living in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah is that there are so many holidays and festivals to enjoy. Take December 2008, on the 8th and 9th, our Muslims friends celebrated [Read More]

Ethnic Beauty Contest

Ethnic Beauty Contest

As some of our foreign friends may already know, the Harvest Festival of the Kadazandusuns is celebrated on the 30th and 31st of May. I seem to recall that it is supposed to be celebrated non-stop for those 2 days. One of the highlights of the Kaamatan Festival or the [Read More]

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