KOTA KINABALU ITINERARY

At first sight, it’s hard to imagine Kota Kinabalu (formerly Jesselton) as an eco-tourism destination because you’ll be welcomed by a sprawling, lively city.  But once you get to know KK, as it is affectionately called by most people, you’ll be blown away by the richness of its heritage and the paradisaical islands offshore. I blogged a 4 day 3 …

Sabah Travel: Kota Kinabalu City Attractions

I’ve included Borneo travel on my South East Asia tour last summer.  Where is Borneo?, people would often ask. Borneo is located north of Australia and South of the Philippines.  It is the 3rd largest island in the world and is divided into 3 countries : Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia.  Due to time constraint, I have focused my trip to …

Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

 Though Kota Kinabalu itself may seem like any other ordinary city, peppered with Chinese shop houses, shopping malls, restaurants and traditional night markets that never stopped expanding, it has a distinctive character that makes it worthy of attention.  The capital of Sabah is hugged by neck-swiveling bays and rich marine life. But more than that, Kota Kinabalu takes pride in …