Have you found the gift for your loved ones this festive season? If you still do not find any, I would like to suggest these 3 books from Amazon.com that you can buy as a gift, if your recipient love backpacking around the world. Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel … Read more 3 recommended guide books for backpacking around the world
Hmmm… I have seen this billboard photo few times, at few places, but did not have the opportunity to shoot and post in my blog. Until about last week when I managed to shoot the billboard while on my way home in Putatan, as my car stuck in the usual traffic jam. The billboard is … Read more Wrong information on Rungus costume by our own government…
Coming to Sabah and climbing Mount Kinabalu sounds really fun, but what would you do when “worst case scenario” happen? Photo by pearlworld Lets say while travelling with a public transport from Kota Kinabalu to Kinabalu Park, you involved in an unfortunate event – a landslide happened a few kilometers away from Kinabalu Park entrance, … Read more Don’t forget your travel medical insurance
I met Adam when he came here with his two friends, Bob and Rob – just to climb Mount Kinabalu in June this year. They were on their quest to conquer all mountains in South East Asia and a string of volcanoes around this region which are declared as among the “Earth’s Fifty Finest” – … Read more Mount Kinabalu trip report by Adam Helman
I wrote about red colored durian in July 2007, not knowing that the post will become so popular. At the time I wrote this post, the article about durian is the third most popular post in this blog. Today I received an email from Mike Pool, one of the blog reader who would like to … Read more 10 Durian Cake & Recipe links – anymore suggestion?
My wife who currently expecting, is on her 7th month of pregnancy of our third child. Her moves has become slower and she started to complain to me that her lower body, especially her pelvic joints becomes intermittently painful and sometimes discomforting. I did give her massage for once or twice, hoping to relieve her … Read more Jari-Jari, Body & Mind Relaxation – Massage therapy center in Kota Kinabalu
I managed to spend some quality time with my family last weekend, after 2 weeks of non-stop working. We went to Tuaran Crocodile Farm, a crocodile adventure land which situated 32km from Kota Kinabalu city center. Just want to share and show my little boy real crocodiles as compared to what he usually see in … Read more A family trip to Tuaran Crocodile Farm (Taman Buaya Tuaran), Sabah
“If you have been looking for a source of inspiration concerning the wildlife and scenery of peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak, and Sabah, this is it … the caves, flowers, turtles, butterflies, birds, gibbons, and more that I’ve missed on other visits up the peninsula! The book is well organized with individual sections on peninsular Malaysia, with … Read more Wild Malaysia: The Wildlife and Scenery of Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak, and Sabah
I have set up a new booking system for aspiring Mount Kinabalu climbers, after 3 months the old system was down. Mostly it is due to Sutera Sanctuary Lodges internal problem, where they have set up new rules and regulations for climbers starting from 2008 booking dates. So, if you are planning to climb Mount … Read more Mount Kinabalu climbing package booking for 2008 is now OPEN!
Most of us know that Kinabalu is one of the World’s Heritage Site that is situated in Borneo island. Do you know that Mulu, which is situated in the state of Sarawak, in the same island of Borneo, is also a World’s Heritage Site? Mulu, or Gunung Mulu, (gunung means Mount in Malay), like Kinabalu … Read more Gunung Mulu National Park on RealTravel blog