Category Archives: Sabah

Malaysia: J Residence, Kundasang

My friend Sue had mentioned about J Residence when was holidaying in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and she kept saying how cool it was to hang out oudoors and sleep in the cold weather. My partner had further researched on this hidden ...

Wandering Away From Kota Kinabalu.

Our Kota Kinabalu road trip in Sabah started with a tiny disaster when the car rental guy did not turn up with our car in the morning. After waiting for an hour, we managed to confirm our ride, a Peugeot ...

Travel Guide: Wandering in Kota Kinabalu

People most often say that travelling during the month of Ramadan can be quite challenging especially when you’re there to explore the local culture which includes all that delicious food. If you’ve known me by now, you would probably realize ...

Kota Kinabalu: Last Day

Pasar Gaya. Our trip ends today but not without doing a last minute visit to Pasar Gaya which is 5 minutes away from our hotel. My aunt and I decided to be adventurous and take a walk at 730am.. which ...

Kota Kinabalu: Manukan Island

Jesselton Pier. Julius dropped us at the busy Jesselton Pier where we queued up for a boat ride to Manukan Island. It costs RM17 both ways to the island and back which was rather affordable. Manukan Island. The boat ride ...

Kota Kinabalu: End of Day 2

PHILIPPINE NIGHT MARKET The journey gets even better when night falls in Kota Kinabalu town. Opposite Le Meridien hotel is a big market which they call a Philippine Market selling all sorts of handicrafts & souvenirs. But the best mind you is ...

Kota Kinabalu: The Original Fish Spa!

Poring Hot Springs. First we were cold and now we’re hot. The Poring Hot Springs is located near Kundasang so your journey should include this place as well to save travel time. There is an admission fee to enter and ...

Kota Kinabalu: The Climb

Kundasang. Kundasang is about 2 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu and that’s why we woke up at 7am to get ready and have our breakfast before Julius picked us up for a long drive to Kundasang. Along the way the ...

I Heart Kota Kinabalu: Day I

Hey everyone (if there’s anyone reading this that is). I’m off for another Malaysia adventure and this time my feet is taking me across the South China Sea to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah together with my mum and blonde aunt who ...