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Hilton Kota Kinabalu Stay-in Review

Hilton Kota Kinabalu finally open its door in January 2017. The first Hilton in Kota Kinabalu featuring 305 guestrooms and suites, restaurants and bar, spacious rooftop pool and 13 function and meeting spaces. Hilton Kota Kinabalu is located in Asia City district where there are few seafood restaurants located and near to major shopping malls and tourist spots. Some of the key ...

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Duck King Cuisine Food Promotion at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

Renowned Taiwanese chef Dr. Eddie Liu is in Kota Kinabalu for a two-week Duck King Cuisine food promotion from April 21 to May 4, 2017 at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. The food promotion will feature culinary creations by Liu, who is the Director of Culinary Arts of Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei. Guests will have the ...

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Oodles of Noodles – The many types of noodles in Sabah

by: Cassey Ashley Sua If it’s noodles you’re craving, look no further because the Malaysian Bornean state of Sabah has got you covered. Whilst Sabah is known for being culturally rich accompanied by panoramic sights, it also offers a wide variety of unique noodle dishes which will leave you spoiled for choice. With Chinese migration into Sabah (previously North Borneo) ...

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Night market in Bangkok you must visit in 2017

With the launching of Smile Thai Airways from Kota Kinabalu to Bangkok, a trip to Bangkok take only 3 hours. Bangkok is famous for its shopping and foods and the best way to shop around s visiting the open market around the city.  Bangkok is famous for its Chatuchak weekend market but it’s too crowded and hot especially in the ...

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Thai Smile Airways To Fly Direct To Kota Kinabalu From Bangkok

THAI Smile will on March 26 start operating regular flights to Kota Kinabalu, capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state, the fourth ASEAN destination to be flown by THAI Smile. The flight from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu will take 3 hours 20 minutes. Thai Smile Airways operate from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and with the launched of BKK – BKI route, Kota Kinabalu citizens ...

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Hilton Bangkok Sukhumvit – A stylish hotel in the heart of Sukhumvit

After spending few days in Bangkok. We spent the last day of our trip at Hilton Bangkok. The Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok hotel is ideally located on Soi 24 in Bangkok’s trendy Sukhumvit district. The hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Phrom Phong BTS station, Emporium and The EmQuartier shopping malls. Check in As we entered the hotel, it felt so welcoming ...

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Arrives in Kota Kinabalu

Hilton Kota Kinabalu announced the grand launching of 305-room hotel located in the center of Sabah’s capital city on 18th March 2017. An urban melting pot of Southeast Asian culture, Kota Kinabalu has emerged as a growing resort destination for local and international travelers alike due to its unparalleled access to Borneo’s pristine beaches, rugged mountain ranges and incredible biodiversity. Hilton ...

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Well Hotel Bangkok – Well worth the value

Located in the heart of Sukhumvit,  Well Hotel Bangkok is within a walking distance from the BTS Skytrain, the MRT subway, The Emporium shopping mall, The EmQuartier and Terminal 21. The hotel is very well-connected as it provides easy access to different areas in Bangkok, Central Embassy Shopping Centre, MBK, Siam Paragon, Silom and Sathorn business districts. CELEB-RATE to celebrate ...

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Brasserie 25 @ Stripes KL – La Gouter and Casual French Dining

Stripes KL Brasserie 25

Located on the ground floor, besides the lobby of Stripes KL, the latest Autograph Selection Hotel is Brasserie 25, a charming French restaurant with red bricks arcade, mid-century copper sputnik chandeliers, dark wooden floor with a matching open kitchen and furniture. The natural lighting brightens up the beautiful interior and creating a comfortable ambiance for the diners.  le goûter Instead of the ...

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Stripes KL – Autograph Collection

Stripes KL is a brand new hotel under the autograph selection and Stripes KL is the 2nd  Hotel in Malaysia under the autograph selection after Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Stripes KL located at Jalan Kamunting, right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The neighborhood of Jalan Kamunting includes the reincarnation of The Row, formally known as the Asian Heritage Row. Twenty-two 1940s ...

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All new Cafe Tatu @ Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

All new Cafe Tatu @ Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa open its door to guest after 7.7 million makeovers featuring a contemporary design with open kitchen concept. The new Cafe Tatu can accommodate 468 guests at one time with part of the cafe open into the garden. To celebrate the reopening of Cafe Tatu, they are currently running 2 promotion. ...

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Lucy’s Kitchen Kinabalu Golf Club (KGC) – Dining by the beach

invited review Lucy’s Kitchen, Sabah’s local brand open their 4th branch at Kinabalu Golf Club. Lucy’s Kitchen is popular amongst the locals and they recently voted as the most popular Malaysia Restaurant at Sabah Food Awards 2016.  After Their first branch at Marketplace 88, they successfully open their branched at Metro Town and Imago Mall. The opening of their 4th ...

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Sunset dining in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu has some of the most unforgettable views. Its ‘golden hour’ is an equivalent to a dramatic postcard picture and there are many locations in Kota Kinabalu that put up an impressive light show. Enjoy sunset while having a glass of cocktails or a delicious meal is definitely one of the unbeatable experience when in Kota Kinabalu. Check out ...

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The Workshop Kota Kinabalu

Another new cafe opens their door at Jalan Dewan offering coffee and all day dining. According to the owner, The Workshop Kota Kinabalu offers Puro coffee which funds the WLT (World Land Trust). WLT has preserved more than 12000 football fields of rainforest including here in Sabah. The beans are sourced from the south American Arabica beans and African Robusta Beans ensuring ...

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Chocha Foodstore at Petaling Street

With the mushrooming of Cafes every in Kuala Lumpur. It’s hard to know which cafes worth visiting  . One cafe which grab our attention through Instagram is Chocha Foodstore @Petaling Street. Chocha Foodstore is certainly one of the most Instagrammable Cafe. We didn’t notice the entrance to Chocha foodstore as there are no signboards. We only able to find the location ...

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Dining at Hilton Kota Kinabalu

Hilton Kota Kinabalu recently opens their door to the public. This 12 story luxury property offering a total of 305 rooms and suites, all day dining, event ballroom and complete facilities for business and leisure travelers. One thing we are really interested in is the dining offerings at Hilton Kota Kinabalu. There are currently 3 dining options at Hilton Kota Kinabalu, ...

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ABC Cooking school opens at KL Pavillion, Malaysia

Leading cooking school from Japan, ABC cooking school open their first outlets in Malaysia on 9th December 2016. ABC cooking studio has over 135 studios in Japan and 16 studios in major cities in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand. ABC Cooking Studio started its business in a one-floor building in Shizuoka, Japan since 1985 with the constant concept of ...

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Guide to Valentine’s Day dinner in Kota Kinabalu 2017

Looking for restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your love one? Let us guide you to some of Valentine’s Day dinner prepared by restaurants around Kota Kinabalu. Dreamtel Valentine’s Day 4-course dinner at Rm150 nett per couple. Contact : 088-240333 ext.2 for reservation Horizon Hotel 4 course dinner at RM188 nett Contact: 088 518000 ext 2508 for reservatiojn Narada Hotel ...

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Chinese New Year Menu at Ba Lin Rooftop Bar & Restaurant, Sandakan

Balin Rooftop, one of the coolest place to be in Sandakan offers Chinese New Year Inspired  HiTea. The special HITEA is available from 21st Jan till 5th Feb 2017. Special dining menu also available during Chinese New year offering Chinese New Year Brunch specials and Springtime specials Balin Rooftop open everyday during Chinese New Year. Limited space available. Do make a reservation at 089 272 ...

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肉干(Chinese Pork Jerky) recipe

Chinese Pork Jerky is one of the must have during Chinese New Year. Making a pork jerky is easy and cost effective. You also didn’t need to worry about the freshness of the meat used and ingredients. I prefer to cook the pork jerky over a charcoal grill as the texture is more crispy. Subscribe to Sabaheats youtube http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sabaheats for more videos ...

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Infographic – Know your Kueh

As Malaysian, We love our kueh/kuih. There are over hundred types of kuehs out there. How well do you know your kueh and do you know the name of your favourite kueh? Thanks to Bits & Bites for providing us with the kuehs and information. Enjoy your favourite kueh! Kuih Suji Steamed kuih, comes in a yellow colored bottom made of ...

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Tutti Frutti ‘Lou Sang’ to a Vibrant New Year At ‘Huat A BiG Rooster’ in Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Time to raise your chopsticks in unison and stir up some blessings of prosperity, wealth and good health as we usher in the feisty spirit of the Fire Rooster. A Chinese New Year must-have ritual of tossing the ‘Yee Sang’ – the higher one tosses, the higher the growth in ‘fortune’. The Hotel Team did just that by tossing a ...

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