Rafflesia – Kinabalu’s biggest flower in the world

Rafflesia is perhaps one of the two groups of plants that are associated with Kinabalu more than any others, besides orchids. The spectacular Rafflesia grows wild in these forests as well. A parasite, Rafflesia has no stem or leaves of its own and gets its nourishment from thread-like filaments spreading through the roots and stem … Read moreRafflesia – Kinabalu’s biggest flower in the world

Tune Hotels – “No Frills” Hotel, means…

I came across a news today about Tune Hotels, a “no frills” hotel, which operates similar like Malaysian “no frills” airline, Airasia. I was really surprise with the fare (from RM9.90 per night). You may think that it’s really cheap, but it came with a price. With that price, you won’t get any towels, soap, … Read moreTune Hotels – “No Frills” Hotel, means…

KKIA Terminal 2 to also cater for international flights

KOTA KINABALU: The KKIA Terminal Two building is not only to cater for domestic flights, but would also serve international carriers. The Prime Minister said although low cost carriers Air Asia and FAX are the main players for now, they would also serve the international sector. “It is not merely a domestic terminal,” he said. … Read moreKKIA Terminal 2 to also cater for international flights