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Stories and Tips Sabah

Twinkle. twinkle little firelflies

Written by catsholiday on 26 May, 2012

At the end of our holiday to Laos and Borneo we spent four nights in total luxury at the Rasa Ria just outside Kota Kinabau. This is a fabulous hotel resort but a long way from the city and many activities. My husband was really…Read More

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Chinese Restaurant

Written by stormwater on 03 Oct, 2007

I don't exactly remember the name of the restaurant but I know for sure that it is located right next to the fishing jetty and a very big night market. This restaurant caters for the middle and upper class of customers looking for good and…Read More

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Pulau Manukan

Written by stormwater on 03 Oct, 2007

It is a beautiful island resort located not far from the mainland (about 30 - 40 minutes ) by speed boat. In fact, getting there by boat is the only method to get there. There are no air fields there. On the island, that resort…Read More

Dining Out in Kota Kinabalu

Written by ashford on 25 Apr, 2001

You are spoilt for choice in dining out in the capital of Sabah. KK as it is affectionately called locally - is renowned throughout Malaysia for its succulent seafood. You can sample seafood dishes at simple hawker stalls, coffee houses and restaurants. US-style franchised fast…Read More

Poring Hot Springs

Written by ashford on 25 Apr, 2001

Located in Kinabalu Park a few miles out of the capital, this is a hugely popular attraction. You can see the hot sulphur bubbling from a spring amidst the lush surroundings of huge stands of bamboo, hibiscus and tropical fruit trees. There is also a…Read More

Sabah State Museum

Written by ashford on 25 Apr, 2001

This modern building in KK is worth a visit to see its collection of prehistoric anrhropoligocal artefacts of Sabah's multitude of ethnic groups. It is ideal for getting some insight into Sabah's very vivid cultural mix.…Read More

Tanjung Aru Beach

Written by ashford on 25 Apr, 2001

Tanjung Aru Beach in the western part of Kota Kinabalu, has powdery beaches lined with swaying palm trees and casuarinas. It's a good spot to unwind, to picnic, sunbathe or just engage in some people watching. It's not the greatest beach you will come across…Read More

Signal Hill,Kota Kinabalu

Written by ashford on 25 Apr, 2001

It's well worth trekking up Signal Hill. The exercise will do you good and the panoramic views from the top over KK and it's waterfront, make it worthwhile.…Read More

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