Marking the beginning of the festive season, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu hosted the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony held in the Lobby Lounge. Hyatt Regency Kinabalu unveiled its Christmas theme for this year, “A Journey to the North Pole”, as a salute to the popular 1985 children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg – “The Polar Express.” The Board of Directors, ...Read More »
The Sabah Food Awards 2016 ceremony and awards presentation was held at the Azure Pool Bar & Caf...
Nasi lemak mean”fat rice” is a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and pandan leav...
Kota Kinabalu City food trail, our improved version of Kota Kinabalu City food map using poll result...
Waffle can be breakfast, lunch or dinner. They can be sweet, topped with maple syrup and fresh fruit...
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Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better...
The village of Kiau Nuluh in the Kota Belud region was one that was badly affected by the June 5th 2015 earthquake. As Kg Kiau Nuluh is a village that mainly produces pineapple, the economy and livelihood of the village were in shambles as prices of pineapple dropped to a mere few cents per kilo. Working together with the community ...Read More »
SOULed OUT Kota Kinabalu is taking its customers on a culinary journey around the world with its newly revamped menu that introduces a wide breadth of international flavors to the popular waterside hangout. With a storied history of more than two decades in the Malaysian food scene, the SOULed OUT Group of restaurants is known for its SO Lip-Smacking Food ...Read More »
Eight marquee events will transform the district into a spectacular celebration venue From now till New Year’s Eve, Marina Bay will be pulsating with activities as Celebrate in the City, an exciting line-up of events and experiences, brings the public together to usher in 2019. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), in partnership with key event organizers, is bringing together all ...Read More »
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu, under the Bailliage of Sabah, recently received the Dato Lau Foo Sun Excellence in Dining Award 2017 / 2018 during the Chaine des Rotisseurs Intronisation Gala Dinner, a food and wine pairing event which was held at the Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur on 27 October 2018. The prestigious award reaffirms the commitment of Hyatt Regency Kinabalu to delighting ...Read More »
Article published for Destination New South Wales Sydney is known for its food and coffee culture, but it’s also a top shopping destination brimming with luxury international brands, local artisan finds, and standout Aussie fashion. Here is the list of five shopping spots in Sydney, where shoppers can head to for ideas on early Christmas shopping – with a range of ...Read More »
Ayam Brand Provides Contribution of Healthy Product Sufficient for Two Months to Four Charity Homes in Sabah Malaysia is named as one of the ASEAN countries that has the highest prevalence of obesity among children and adolescence with 23.7% of our children and adolescent being obese. With food, it is always a matter of balance. Obesity can be linked to ...Read More »
Grab, the biggest E-haling company in South East Asia recently introduces Rent a GrabCar 6-seater along with a driver at Kota Kinabalu. The pilot of this service is available in Kota Kinabalu currently. This makes sense as Kota Kinabalu is one of the top tourist city in Malaysia and tourist and visitors usually prefer to have a GrabCar with them ...Read More »
Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better known as KK by locals, is the perfect jumping-off point to explore the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Tunku Abdul Rahman national park which is made up of 5 islands is less than 20 minutes by speedboat ride from KK city. ...Read More »
A land rich with culture and history, Kuching is an alluring enigma to locals and tourists. The capital city of Sarawak is one of two states situated on the island of Borneo, renowned globally for its natural beauty. The fairly populous city, although modern, is uniquely diverse with the interesting heritage of its indigenous people (each with its own practices, ...Read More »
PUBLISHED FOR AirAsia Formerly an enclave under Portuguese rule, Macao is a unique city is its mixture of Western and Chinese culture, Although 95% of the city’s residents are Chinese, you’ll find the city’s street signs in Portuguese, as well as majestic colonial architecture and bustling side streets specializing in great-value Portuguese fare. If food tops the list as your number one ...Read More »
Buying online is the trend nowadays and Sabahan are one of the most active online shoppers in Malaysia. Local E-Commerce website (Lazada, Zalora, Shopee) provide more alternative to the limited things in the markets. For the adventurous, shopping at Taobao provide better alternatives at lower prices. The problem with shopping at Taobao is the expensive shipping charges and Taobao only ...Read More »
With longer working hours, constant digital contact and increasing obligations, it’s no wonder more people are treating themselves to solo trips to (temporarily) get away from it all! According to a survey by Agoda, one of the world’s fastest-growing online travel agents (OTA), travellers are choosing to go solo to take respite from the stresses of modern living. With longer ...Read More »
Planning a short getaway at Kundasang to enjoy to cold fresh air and Mount Kinabalu view? Check out these 10 resorts/guesthouse when you planning your next trip to Kundasang. 1) Kinabalu Pine Resort Kinabalu Pine Resort, a multi-award winning resort is located near the main Kundasang road and Kundasang town. The place was well located with a very nice view of Mount Kinabalu. All ...Read More »
1. Living Seed Vegetarian Restaurant翠园素馆 Opening hour: 8am to 4pm, 假Rest on Tuesday Location: Ground Floor, Lot 8-9, Block 15, Bandar Baru Penampang, 88200 Kota Kinabalu Contact no: 088-728009 2. Nourish 養生蔬食坊 Location: Ground Floor, Lot 8, Block 18, Penampang Baru, 88200 Kota Kinabalu Contact no: 014-374 7715 3. You Yuen Vegetarian Location:Lot 5-0, Jalan Bundusan, Wk Commercial Centre, 88300 Penampang, Kota Kinabalu ...Read More »
Kuala Lumpur, get ready for an exciting new pool bar with the arrival of The Swimming Club at The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel. The eclectic pool bar at The KL Journal Hotel officially opens this September 2018. Located on the 11th floor rooftop, The Swimming Club is the perfect place to get sun-kissed, unwind with friends, and share sundown moments ...Read More »
The reinvention of the quintessential Malaysian food court experience, Tiffin Food Court, is back and set to delight diners with Klang Valley’s latest food offerings. Taking over a disused military warehouse in Petaling Jaya, the gastronomy fair is an eight-week long fiesta, held in collaboration with more than 50 vendors and partners. Expect a full-on 4D treat with a riot ...Read More »
ROR2018 The Borneo Rhythms of Rimba (ROR) Wildlife Festival is back on 15th – 16th September 2018. The 2 days festival is organized by the Future Alam Borneo (FAB) society from Sandakan, Sabah, a not-for-profit effort, with a vision of being a global platform for environmental ideas and innovation. Started in 2014 in Sandakan, on the east coast of Sabah Borneo, ...Read More »
Sabah is well known for its nature and tropical rainforests. While visitors cannot bring the nature to their home country, there are so many products which are only available in Sabah, and they will be a souvenir for your loved ones. Make sure you don’t leave Sabah empty-handed. Here is a list of souvenir recommended for you. 1. Sabah Tea ...Read More »
Located at Aramaiti Street Walk, Zing Restaurant & Bar official launched on 18 August 2018. Zing Restaurant & Bar offers a place for shoppers and diners to chill and hang out while enjoying good food. Zing’s interior features a bar area, a wine cellar both indoor and al fresco dining area. relax with a glass of Strowbow apple ciders and Strongbow cocktails. The Winecellars at ...Read More »
Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra, a community orchestra based in Kota Kinabalu organized the first Soiree by the South China Sea at Tanjung Garden, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. The concert will be held on Friday, 24 August 2018. The event is supported by Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa and endorsed by Sabah Tourism Board. The Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) is comprised of ...Read More »
E-wallet is getting popular in Malaysia and more vendors start to accept e-wallet. An e-wallet, also known as an electronic wallet, is a convenient digital payment system that enables users to conveniently make electronic commerce transactions in a quick and secure manner. While not many people are comfortable using electronic wallets for the time being, E-wallet is getting more mainstream and ...Read More »
9 August 2018 marks the beginning of a new digital era for Sabah with the launch of Boost in the region. Sabahans can now enjoy the convenience of going cashless and cardless as Malaysia’s #homegrown e-wallet app expands in this region with over 700 merchants and counting going cashless with Boost. Consumers can enjoy the convenience and experience at merchants ...Read More »
Who doesn’t love a second dinner where we all best know it as ‘supper’? Instead of going to fast food restaurant for supper, why not enjoy the supper at local spots where you can enjoy delicious and popular local dishes. Check out these restaurants that are still open even after bedtime in KK. KK City area Fook Yuen The first ...Read More »
Kota Kinabalu is famous for its seafood. There are many seafood restaurants around Kota Kinabalu serving delicious seafood at an affordable price. Choose from lobsters, crabs, prawns, clams, and oysters, all kept alive in tanks until preparation. Most seafood restaurants serve no pork and some are also certified Halal. Listed are some of the restaurants in Kota Kinabalu which serve fresh and good seafood ...Read More »
HEINEKEN Malaysia’s Star Academy has successfully completed providing training to business partners and frontline staff, with the last leg of the training session concluding in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Through Star Academy’s flagship programme – Heineken® Star Serve – more than 600 participants this year were trained and equipped with skills in the areas of product history and knowledge, technical know-how, ...Read More »
Tawau is the 3rd biggest city in Sabah after Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan. Located in the Southeastern region of Sabah, across the border of Kalimantan, Indonesia and 30 minutes boat ride away from The Philippines. Tawau is known for its seafood and cocoa plantation. There are attractions at Tawau which make it a good place to stop by for 1 ...Read More »
We travel around Sabah extensively and we always love to experience the old Kopitiam which has slowly vanish at Kota Kinabalu. One of our favorite old Kopitiam is Kedai Kopi Kun Sang at Keningau. Kun Sang is the must-visit eatery in Keningau whenever we are in town as they serve the best Youtiao (Chinese Fried Dough) or locally known as you ...Read More »
Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam is one of the oldest city in the world is also one of my favorite city in South East Asia. The city made up of old colonial buildings, temple, museums, and lake. The city is compact and can easily explore on food. Travelers can find street foods, restaurants and coffee cafes at every corner ...Read More »
Philippines’ top fast food chain, Jollibee plans to open their first store in Malaysia and the first store could be located at Kota Kinabalu. Jollibee has major expansion plans to open 500 new Jollibee outlets, including in new markets such as Malaysia, Indonesia, and the United Kingdom. According to 4-traders, Jollibee Chief Finance Officer Ysmael Baysa “Our second biggest market is China and then United States, ...Read More »