AirAsia to fly from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu from 16 Aug 2018

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AirAsia will fly from Bangkok, Thailand to Kota Kinabalu (KK) Sabah, from Aug 16, 2018, the flight will be operated by AirAsia Thailand. To celebrate the launching of the new Bangkok - Kota Kinabalu route, there will be promotional all-in-fares starting from RM99 one way...

2D1N trip to Sandakan – Nature, food, and colours of Sandakan

Sandakan is only 45 minutes flight away from Kota Kinabalu. A short to Sandakan is a great way to discover Sandakan as there are tons of things to do. I was recently invited for 2D1N to Sandakan and attend the colours of Sandakan event by...

“Play, stay & mingle” at Aloft KL Sentral and discover Brickfields

After our trip to Japan, we stay over at Kuala Lumpur before heading back to Kota Kinabalu. Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is kind enough to host our stay and we gladly accept as Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is located adjacent to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station,...

Penang Food Trip and Food fun at Penang International Food Fest April 2017

After our previous visit to Penang  http://www.sabaheats.com/penang-foodcation-food-heaven/ we are back again to Penang for the 1st Penang International Food Festival and more foods! We stayed at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang which located strategically alongside Jalan Magazine.  There are 415 hotel rooms inclusive of suites at...

Shangri-la’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa – Anniversary Staycation

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, or better known as Tanjung Aru Hotel for local and STAR is a favorite Hotel for the locals. Many have fond memories of the hotel. Shangri-la's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is also the place where we had...

Sabaheats’ Klang Valley Local foods Guide

Klang Valley is an area in Malaysia which is centred in Kuala Lumpur, and includes its adjoining cities and towns in the state of Selangor. Located about 2 and a half hour flight away from Kota Kinabalu, Klang Valley offer a great variety of...

Island Staycation – Sutera Sanctuary Lodge Manukan Island

Manukan island is the second largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Located 15 minutes boat ride away from Kota Kinabalu City center, Manukan Island is one of the most popular islands with restaurants and facilities for the convenience of the visitors....

Sabaheats Taiwan food guide (Tainan)

Train from Taichung to Tainan took 2 hours. We checked into our room booked through Airbnb and start exploring food around Tainan. Tainan claims its name as one of the Taiwanese cultural capitals for its abundant historic monument and citizen lifestyle. The city is dotted...

Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort

Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort is located 40 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu City and is a perfect getaway for those who prefer to isolate themselves from the city lives. The Resort offer wide variety of activities on the premises.  Check in to our Ocean Wing...

Sutera Harbour Staycation

Sutera Harbour Nestled between the shores of the South China Sea, fronting the tropical islands and the majestic Mount Kinabalu, is the grand expanse of Sutera Harbour Resort. The 384-acre resort provides a spectacular array of activities from its luxurious five-star hotels, championship golf...

Sunrise and sunset in one place – Tip of Borneo, Kudat

Located at the northernmost point of Borneo Island,  The Tip of Borneo at Kudat(Tanjung Simpang Mengayau) cuts two seas, "the south-china sea" and the "Sulu Sea". Here you can come and enjoy the sunset and wake up the next morning to enjoy the sunrise...

Stay and Dine at Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan

Sandakan, located at the east coast of Sabah is the gateway for ecotourism destinations in Sabah. Sandakan is about 7 hours drive away from Kota Kinabalu and take only 45 minutes by flight. Sandakan is a good place to visit as it is easily...

Penang Foodcation – SabahEats Penang Food Guide

Ever since Airasia launched the Kota Kinabalu - Penang route, Penang is only 2 hours 45 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu. Good news to Sabahan foodies and travelers. Malaysia Airlines recently launched the Kota Kinabalu - Penang route on a seasonal basis and hopefully this...

Review: 4D3N stay at Gaya Island Resort by YTL

Gaya Island, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is located only 10 minutes boat rides away from Kota Kinabalu City Center. Gaya island which mean Big Island in the local language is surrounded by undisturbed rainforest. Locals didn't know much about...

Sabaheats Taiwan food guide (Taichung)

Being a foodie, Taiwan is one of the must visit countries on our list. A foodies trip to Taiwan is easy to plan as Taiwan is a very safe country and they have an efficient transportation system. Information and guide books on food hunting...

Common Man Coffee Roasters TTDI

Part of my travel is to discover new cafe. I am so excited to know that Common Man Coffee Roasters from Singapore open a new outlet a TTDI, Kuala Lumpur on the weekend we visit KL. Common Man Coffee Roasters is a specialty coffee roaster, wholesaler,...

Klias River Cruise – Proboscis Monkey, Sunset and fireflies

Klias is a famous destination for a river cruise in Sabah. Klias is located in the district of Beaufort and 2 hours drive away from Kota Kinabalu City center. The main attraction here is Proboscis monkey which lives freely in the mangrove forest. Tourists usually join...

Sabaheats Travel – Puerto Princesa food guide

Upon Invitation by StarCruise, We got the chance to explore Puerto Princesa, Palawan. We know little about Philippines cuisine and didn't what to expect when we visit Puerto Princesa. We have 24 hours in Puerto Princesa after Superstar Aquarius reach Puerto Princesa at 3pm....

Guide to Dining onboard Star Cruises Superstar Aquarius

SuperStar Aquarius ship offers a wide array of a variety of cuisines, namely, Malaysian, Western and Chinese cuisines. Oceana, Dynasty, Mariners and Spices restaurants offer good varieties of dining for guest on board. All meals are included during the cruise at the main dining restaurants.  Do...

Sabaheats Taiwan food guide (Taipei)

Previous Taiwan good guide - Tainan 4th Day  Tainan - Taipei  After 4 hours train ride from Tainan, we finally reached Taipei. Our next stay is at a Luxury Apartment near Songshan MRT booked through Airbnb. After we meet up with the owner and put down...

Sandakan food Trip 2016 – Rediscover old foods and new cafes

We always make it a point to visit Sandakan once a year. One of the main purposes is to update our list of  "Must eat foods in Sandakan" and of course to taste the tasty foods at Sandakan. Changes do not come to Sandakan yet...

5D4N Seoul Travel Guide

There is currently direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Seoul by Jin Air. The other cheapest method to visit Seoul from Kota Kinabalu is by Air Asia x connecting at Kuala Lumpur.  Direct Flight from Kota Kinabalu to Seoul take 5 hours 15 minutes. Seoul...

Sunset Cruise and Beach side dining at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

I want my birthday to be special. But how special can it be in Kota Kinabalu? To my surprise,  my husband arranged with Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa to surprised me with a sunset cruise and dine on the beach on my birthday. I didn't think...

Stay connect in China using VPN/Overseas WiFi Router

On our recent travel to Shanghai, We were looking for the overseas sim card to stay connected to the internet. Getting a sim card in China is cheap and easy but the problem is that we cannot access to many sites such as Facebook, Instagram,...

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...

3 days 2 night escape to Shangri-la’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Located at Tuaran, 40 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu city, Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort & Spa is a perfect place for pampering and luxury. This hotel is perfect if you wish to spend a couple of days relaxing by the beach or enjoy some quiet time...

Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok – Good Location at Soi 15

Located in the middle of Bangkok's Sukhumvit area, Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok offer a new kind of comfort as well as approachable style and fun. Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok is only 5-minute walk from the Asok BTS station and Sukhumvit MRT station. Terminal...

Best Restaurants to Hunt in Langkawi

Best Restaurants to Hunt in Langkawi   Hello, readers! It’s another gastronomy entry to keep your stomach grumbling for more! So, where are we heading today? I’m thinking somewhere close to home - here in Malaysia. Take a journey with me as we discover the best...

Sabaheats Travel to Bangkok (4D3N at Bangkok)

Thailand, “The land of smiles” has something to offer for everybody.  There are activities for everybody from shopping, nightlife, spa and foods. Gone are they days when we thought of only street foods and some insects snacks on the street. Bangkok is very much a modern...

Sabaheats Kyoto travel guide (3D2N) – Kyoto travel under RM2400

Kyoto is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Japan's historical heart, the country's former capital is home to thousands of architectural wonders, including 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kyoto have an efficient transportation system and getting around is easy as...

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