Category: Activities and Interest

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Ba’Kelalan Highlands Goes Festive in April

Ba’Kelalan Apple Located deep in the heart of Borneo, Ba’Kelalan Highland, Bario (Sarawak) is an interesting place to see the unique culture of the local people, predominantly the Kelabit and Lun Bawang group. The annual Ba’Kelalan Culture and Apple Picking Festival highlights Ba’Kelalan’s attractions, the richness in its cultural heritage...

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The Murut People of Sabah, Borneo

There are approximately 32 ethnic groups in Sabah, Malaysia. Aside from the biggest groups, Kadazan-dusuns and Bajaus, the Muruts are the third highest ranked in terms of population in north of Borneo. The Muruts occupy mostly the interior of Sabah especially Tenom, Kemabong, Keningau, Sook, Pensiangan, some in Sipitang, Beaufort,...

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Padas Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting is fun, especially if you have it in Borneo. If you love to shoot through the mind-blowing rapids of a fast and furious river, the place has to be Padas River near Tenom town. Don’t forget to enjoy the lovely view of the surroundings! River grade is 3-4....

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Let’s Discover Kudat, Borneo!

Take a relaxing journey to the north of Borneo, Kudat where the iconic ‘Tip of Borneo’ is located. More surprises in store for us when we drive past scenic villages, towns and paddy fields. Hit the tranquil beach of Kudat or simply take a leisurely stroll. Stay in a Rungus...

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Underwater Paradise on Earth: Sipadan-Mabul Island

From Left, Sara L ( my dive buddy) ,Cesar Agusto ( Our divemaster) , and me before entering to Sipadan Island Sipadan-Mabul Island – one of the top 5 diving locations in the world is a heavenly paradise for divers. Being a green badge guide and a beginner diver myself, leaving...

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Night Life in Borneo

Apart from enjoying peaceful nights in a pristine jungle of Borneo, you too can have an opposite experience during your spare time in the urban Kota Kinabalu (KK) or Kuching city. The night life here is literally showered with increase in options and level of quality. Thus, a night out...

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Borneo Bird Festival 2011

The endemic Bornean Bristlehead The noteworthy annual event for Bird enthusiasts is back! This year, Borneo Bird Festival 2011 will be held at the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah. RDC has been the center for environmental education since 1996, situated at Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, 20 miles away from...

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Manukan Island – Gorgeous!

A visit to Kota Kinabalu is incomplete without making a voyage to one of the lush green islands facing Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. A boat journey will only take a generous 20-minute ride on the South China Sea to the 5 islands – to be specific, there are Gaya, Sapi, Manukan,...