Category: Sabah

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Sago Festival Coming Up

Sago tree Mark your calendar and make your way to Kuala Penyu, Sabah for the 18th Sago Palm Festival from 9-10 July this year. Sago palm, scientifically known as Metroxylon Sagusor Metroxylon rumphii is a member of the Palmae (palm) family. Let’s have an interesting day tour in understanding the importance of this...

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Music Fest at Tip of Borneo This Coming July

  Tip of Borneo The Music Fest 2011 at the Tip of Borneo will return again to take centre stage at Tanjung Simpang Mengayau here  on July 16 and 17, starting from 5pm to 9.30pm on both days. This year the audience can expect more from the Music Fest repertoire...

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Taiwan News Recommends Ten Things to Have Fun in Sabah

Sabah was recently featured in one of Taiwan’s top three english language newspapers, ‘Taiwan News’. The article elaborates on the attractions of Sabah and here are their picks: Tasting delectable local cuisine is a must- try activity in Sabah 1. Snorkeling, diving swimming 2. Seawalking 3. Whitewater rafting 4. River...

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Round Sabah Trip With Molly & Ducket

Acknowledgement: This Map of Sabah has been extracted from a travel brochure 2010 and some changes have been made  to highlight our road trip. One would have to say that good roads in Sabah are somewhat limited in proportion to the mass of the country. Most areas such as the...

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Happy Malaysia Day!

Sabah will be hosting the 47th anniversary of Malaysia Day on Sept 16, 2010. Recently declared as a national public, the state and federal governments are jointly organising the celebrations that will be held at Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu – the historical venue where Sabah and Sarawak joined the Federation...

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Tun Mustapha Tower, Kota Kinabalu

Your visit to Kota Kinabalu will never complete without a visit to the 30-storey (122m) Tun Mustapha Tower. Named after Sabah’s former Chief Minister and Head of State, this circular tower of steel and glass stands is the most outstanding structures in Kota Kinabalu. Though it is located 5 kilometers...

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My First East-Sabah Experience – FINALE!

On day 3 we had to say goodbye to the friendly staff and the superb Sukau Rainforest Lodge. We continued our trip to this awesome ‘island’ called Selingan Island. We departed from the jetty in Sandakan and during the first 15 minutes we passed by a huge water village – and saw a mosque...

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Sabah is world’s top eco-tourism spot

Sabah, Malaysia—The Malaysian state of Sabah has further bolstered its image as the world’s eco-tourism haven with the recent discovery of new wildlife species and its increased tourist arrivals. The discovery, made by the Heart of Borneo project of the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, found 123 new exotic species,...