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Earth Hour

Earth Hour

28th March 2009. Earth Hour. 60 mins. Malaysia time 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Lights off. Vote for earth in the first global election in world history. 1 billion people in 74 countries around the world. VOTE EARTH. Join earth hour by switching off your lights for 1 hour on 28th [Read More]

My Old Digital Camera

My Old Digital Camera

I am the only person I know who uses an ‘old’ digital camera. I remember once when I went to a wedding,  everybody whipped out their Sony Cybershots, and there I was holding on to my old digital camera. Sony Cybershots are slim, slick and sexy, mine looks like [Read More]

Island Adventure Tours

Island Adventure Tours

The islands around Kota Kinabalu, Sabah are pretty well-known and much visited. The islands are located in Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, and is made up of a group of 5 islands – Sapi island, Manukan island, Mamutik island, Gaya island and Sulug island. The most visited [Read More]

Welcome From Murut Warriors

Welcome From Murut Warriors

Headhunting from the old days when Sabah was still Borneo, has always fascinated me. Headhunting is to collect the heads of their opponents as trophies to demonstrate a warrior’s skills in battle. You can see the remains of heads collected by the famed Kadazan warrior [Read More]

Durians, King Of Fruits

Durians, King Of Fruits

The Durian has always been known as the king of fruits in South East Asia. In all parts of Malaysia, people are nuts about durians. The people of Sabah are no different, especially the Chinese. Durians has an incredibly powerful aroma, you either love it or hate it. I am [Read More]

Taxi Fares Around Kota Kinabalu

Taxi Fares Around Kota Kinabalu

Taxi Fares quoted are one way from Kota Kinabalu to the destination. If you have to take a cab, you can also ask for their handphone number, so you can call them for a pick-up when you are done. [Read More]

Earth Day 2009

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Earth Day 2009

Earth Day 2009, on 22nd April, Bloggers Unite! We have one planet, we hold it in trust for our future generations. Every little bit helps, every light you switch off, every piece of paper you recycle. There are plenty of things we can do, at home, at work, at school to help [Read More]

Check Your Travel Status

Check Your Travel Status

The world’s first on-line travel status checking service was introduced by the Malaysian Immigration Department in March 2009. Malaysia is the first country in the world to introduce such a system. The Director General said that at present, there are some 300,000 [Read More]

Open Sea Fishing In Sabah

Open Sea Fishing In Sabah

What do a pair of successful business owners do for recreation? They turn their passion into a fun and profitable past-time. I have known some anglers who will go out to sea at a moments notice, and they seem to be a happy and adventurous lot. [Read More]

Map Of Sabah

Map Of Sabah

It has just occurred to me that visitors to Kota Kinabalu and Sabah would find a map useful. Yes, I can be slow at times. I have a simple map about Sabah, and one on how to get to 1 Borneo Lifestyle Mall. It should be enough to give you an idea of what all [Read More]

Sunsets Over Sabah

Sunsets Over Sabah

Sunset is my favorite time of the Day. As the sun slowly sets over Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, it seems that everything just slows down. Maybe it’s the end of the working day, or maybe it’s because you’re heading home to see your loved ones. But it seems that [Read More]

Tamu, A Bazaar In Tuaran,

Tamu, A Bazaar In Tuaran,

A Tamu is a weekly market, a bazaar where local farmers, fishermen and traders can gather to showcase their wares. The natives, such as Kadazan-Dusun, Murut, Bajau and other local races, some of those who will attend dressed in traditional clothing. It is colorful, noisy, [Read More]

G-Mart Arrives In Papar

G-Mart Arrives In Papar

The 3rd G-Mart Superstore opened its doors for business in Papar, Sabah on 28th February 2009. The support from the local population in Papar surpassed all others. I mean, it was just absolutely amazing! Many thanks to everybody who visited, supported and shopped at G-Mart [Read More]

A Town Called Tenom

A Town Called Tenom

I had to drive up to Tenom, a town in Sabah last weekend for opening of our new store. Tenom is a 3 hour drive from Kota Kinabalu city, over a scenic and twisting mountain road. You are driving towards the Crocker Range, where the air is crisp and cool. I got underway just [Read More]

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@Lindsay, sorry for the late reply. If the durians are in season, you could find them at Tanjung Aru beach. Most times, Read the post

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