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Matunggong Gong Festival

Kampung Sumangkap at Matunggong is one of the place worth dropping by if you are travelling to Kudat. The people of Kampung Sumangkap have been making gongs for generations and they even have the biggest gong in Malaysia on display at the main center of the village.  Matunggong Gong Festival started  in the mid 2000 and have been getting attentions ...

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Mari Mari Cultural Village – 5 Different Borneo tribes in 1 village

Want to know more about ethnic culture in Sabah? Sabah population is divided officially into 32 ethnicities. The largest  indigenous groups are the Kadazan-Dusun, Murut and Bajau. At Mari Mari Cultural Village, you can visit 5 different ethnic tribes in 1 village. Located deep inside Kiansom, Inanam, Mari Mari is a perfect place know about the culture of  Bajau, Lundayeh, Murut, Rungus ...

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UMS Marine Aquarium & Museum

Sabah may not have it’s own oceanarium but at University Malaysia Sabah, we have a Marine Aquarium and Museum. The aquarium is located inside the Borneo Marine Research Institute at University Malaysia Sabah. It is open to public and charges RM5 for Malaysian adult and RM2 for children. It opens every day except on Wednesdays and public holidays. Visiting hours are from 9.30am ...

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Gloomy Weather in Kota Kinabalu? Do These & Worry Not!

Plan to go for island hopping or outdoor activities when in Kota Kinabalu, but have to cancel the tour due to bad weather? Why not try some other activities. Other than Eco and Island Tours, there are places waiting for you to explore. Kota Kinabalu is a very small city. You can reach anywhere within the city by foot.   ...

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Borneo Reef World – Asia largest pontoon

Do you know that there is a Asia largest pontoon at Sapi Island? This is a question asked by my fellow travel blogger. I tell him that seriously I never heard of it before and I feel so outdated as he is not even a Sabahan! He tells me that the pontoon is about 2 shop-lots in size with many ...

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