Malaysia

Borneo Island – East Malaysia Itinerary

Sharing East Malaysia Itinerary for 7 Days located in Borneo rainforest. The world’s third largest island, Borneo island, is shared by three countries, Indonesia with largest part, Malaysia and Brunei with a small part of the land. The Malaysian part is called as East Malaysia.  aka East Coast Malaysia East Malaysia is divided into two […]

Continue Reading

Sandakan, Sabah

Sandakan, second biggest city in Sabah, is also second busiest place after Kota Kinabalu. During my visit to Sabah, I was staying in Sepilok region, which is around 1 hour away from Sandakan. Earlier we thought of staying in Sandakan and visiting various places in and around Sepilok, but due to time constraint and also […]

Continue Reading

Night Safari at Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok

One of the top attractions in Sandakan is Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok. Our itinerary was so tight that we couldn’t visit it during the day time. Earlier we did Night safari in Mulu National Park and that experience was amazing. Hence, we decided to do it again in Sandakan. We called the centre and asked […]

Continue Reading

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Sandakan

Neighbor to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre is the Bornean Sun Bear Conservatory. This conservatory is built to rescue, cure and free the Sun Bear, again a species which is under the threat of extinction. Borneo is an island of all those wonderful wildlife who gets back seat in developing and developed countries. The places […]

Continue Reading

Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre

When in Borneo, if you don’t encounter Orang Utan, then your trip is not complete. In the entire region of Sabah, you have many places where you can meet them in their natural habitat. The best place will be the Tabin Wildlife Reserve. For people like me, who have limited days to travel, we have […]

Continue Reading

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sepilok

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary located approximately 20-30 minutes from Sepilok and 45 minutes from Sandakan City is a sanctuary for preserving Proboscis Monkey. The increasing plantation of Palm Oil Tree in Borneo is endangered many species. One of such species of Monkey is Proboscis Monkey. They are also called Long Nose Monkey due to […]

Continue Reading

Kinabatangan River Cruise, Sandakan

The one of the rare sight in Borneo is that of Pygmy Elephant, world’s smallest elephant. The only place where your chances of seeing them more is on the Kinabatangan River. Opt for a stay at the lodge at Kinabatangan River and go on a river cruise ride in the morning and evening to increase […]

Continue Reading

Kayaking at Gaya Island, Kota Kinabalu

On our one day trip to Gaya Island, we opted Discover Scuba Diving course, you can read about our underwater experience in Scuba Diving at Gaya Island. In our second half of the day, we went for Kayaking. Kayaking sounds simple, looks simple and it is also simple to do if you have lots of […]

Continue Reading

Mt. Kinabalu Park and Poring Hot Spring, Ranau

The highest mountain in Sabah and in Malaysia is Mt. Kinabalu at approximate height of 4,096 meters above sea level. The first thought which came into my mind – I want to climb this mountain. As days passed and I did my research, I realised that climbing the mountain is not as simple as I […]

Continue Reading

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

The capital city in Sabah, Kota Kinabalu gives you the feel of man-made land blended together with the nature. Big buildings with beach and rainforest nearby, tons of places for food, night market, it is the gateway to the island of Borneo. In many ways, Kota Kinabalu gives the feel of being around develop part […]

Continue Reading