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Top Things to do in Sabah (Part 1)
  • Nova
  • Apr 04, 2016

Top Things to do in Sabah (Part 1)

Welcome to Sabah! Here is where you’ll find an awe-inspiring treasure trove of gorgeous islands, lush tropical rainforests, exuberant cultures and exotic wildlife. If it’s your first time here and you don’t know what to expect, here are some great ideas on what to do in Sabah

Top High-Altitude Adventures: Best of Borneo’s landscapes.
  • Laura
  • Mar 16, 2016

Top High-Altitude Adventures: Best of Borneo’s landscapes.

2016 is the year to revive your sense of adventure, a little differently. Borneo is synonymous with ‘Adventure’, and when paired with the very best of highland scenery…. The journey is not across, but rather, UP!

From the symbol and pride of Sabah towering above all at 4,095m to eye-soothing views from the peak of a mountainous island formed by the remnants of an ancient volcano —Adventure-seekers, you best gear up for mad-beauty at great heights :

Revisiting Mount Kinabalu - Conquering the Summit and Walking the Torq (Part 2)
  • Nova
  • Mar 08, 2016

Revisiting Mount Kinabalu - Conquering the Summit and Walking the Torq (Part 2)

While you’re busy making your way to the top, don’t forget to momentarily stop to appreciate the view around you. For me, the view of Mount Kinabalu at dawn beats any postcard out there -- it’s just simply mesmerizing! Keep your eyes peeled for shooting stars, and have a list of wishes ready for when you do spot them!

Revisiting Mount Kinabalu - Experiencing the Ranau Trail (Part 1)
  • Nova
  • Mar 08, 2016

Revisiting Mount Kinabalu - Experiencing the Ranau Trail (Part 1)

It is said that you will never be quite the true Sabahan until you have climbed Mount Kinabalu, preferably more than once. Fairly enough, travelers from all over the world have flocked to Sabah for years and made month-long reservations to experience what it’s like standing on the summit of Mount Kinabalu. Therefore, when offered the opportunity to climb Mount Kinabalu (for the third time in my lifetime), I just couldn’t say no.

7 Reasons Why You Should Join BIM!
  • Nova
  • Mar 03, 2016

7 Reasons Why You Should Join BIM!

The Borneo International Marathon (BIM) has been one of Sabah Tourism’s annual premier events ever since its inception in 2008. Initially, BIM was organized by Championship Sport Events Sdn. Bhd., spearheaded by Mr. Andrew Voon as the Race Director as well as the person instrumental in organizing the Borneo International Marathon.The first BIM had three categories : 10km, 21km and 42km and was participated by a mere 529 runners.

Nepenthes Pitcher Plant
  • Laura
  • Feb 29, 2016

Nepenthes Pitcher Plant

The Nepenthes-- translates as “soothing grief” from Old Greek, commonly known to humans of planet earth as the Tropical Pitcher Plant, but acknowledged by Monkeys as a Cup to drink rainwater from.

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Completion -- All remaining orangutans at Rasa Ria’s Nature Reserve to be relocated to Sepilok by April 2016
  • Nova
  • Feb 22, 2016

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Completion -- All remaining orangutans at Rasa Ria’s Nature Reserve to be relocated to Sepilok by April 2016

 The Orangutan Rehabilitation and Conservation Programme, which is a support programme of the Sabah Wildlife Department’s Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, is now at its final stage of completion.

Eating Right for your Mount Kinabalu Climb
  • Nova
  • Feb 19, 2016

Eating Right for your Mount Kinabalu Climb

So, you have made plans to climb Mount Kinabalu. You’ve booked your climb, trained for it and shopped for your trekking gear. Now, it’s time to get your food supply!

Valentine’s Day in Sabah! - Top 10 Romantic Island Getaway Destinations
  • Nova
  • Feb 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day in Sabah! - Top 10 Romantic Island Getaway Destinations

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to make some getaway plans. Enter the romantic islands of Sabah! With its beautiful white sandy beaches and azure blue waters, the islands in Sabah are part of the reason why many flock to Sabah for a romantic rendezvous  -- and on Valentine’s Day, what better place are there to say ‘be mine’? If you’re single, worry not. You too deserve a treat for being the wonderful person you are!

Oriental Pied-Hornbill
  • Laura
  • Feb 12, 2016

Oriental Pied-Hornbill

Two Oriental pied-hornbills exchanging morning greetings on Oxbow Lake, Sandakan. 

These affectionate creatures are a great example of Symbiotic relationships; How the Earth, Its ecosystems and its creatures are all deeply connected.