Located in the foot hills of Mount Kinabalu, the area is best known for the Poring Hot Spring and Nature Reserve. The hot spring is managed by Sabah Parks, and the various accommodation options and dining facilities are managed by Sutera Sanctuary Lodges, which is where we were headed for a two-night cabin stay.
The Kota Kinabalu City Mosque should be on your list of things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. It’s a stunning example of Islamic modern architecture.
The Lunar New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese Lunar Calendar, luring thousands of friends and families to participate in games and watch Lion and Dragon dances, martial arts demonstrations and other fun events. We witnessed no less than three lion dances in various areas throughout the Lunar New Year in Kota Kinabalu.
Imagine our surprise when we turned up at Poring Hot Springs in Sabah, Borneo and ended up having a very up, close and personal rendez-vous with their local celebrity, Jackie the Orangutan.
Travel Borneo: The sounds of handmade gongs resonate through the air as we enter Kampung Sumangkap Gong Making Factory in Kudat, Sabah in Borneo Malaysia.
A flash flood in Kota Kinabalu during rainy season in Borneo leaves motorists stranded on the road. Not us, though. My husband decides to drive through it!
Travel Borneo and don’t miss an opportunity to visit a coral atoll island known as Sipadan. Incredible scenery, vortexes of ocean fish, and breathtaking beauty are just some of the things you can expect from these beautiful living islands of coral.