hiking mount kinabalu

Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 1 Part 2 – Sorting Things out at Kinabalu National Park

So following on from part 1, we were now at Mount Kinabalu National Park. I have written a couple of decent detailed posts on organising the hike and how much it costs, so when we arrived at Kinabalu National Park, we had everything booked – it was merely picking up a few things, paying some Read more about Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 1 Part 2 – Sorting Things out at Kinabalu National Park[…]

shared car from KK to Kinabalu National Park

Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 1 Part 1 – Kota Kinabalu to Kinabalu National Park

Every hike starts the same way for me, and I’m sure for other travellers too. You get packed, you get little or no sleep, you wake up at 5am, grab a quick coffee and a bite and head off to the place where the hike begins. This is the first in my series of posts Read more about Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 1 Part 1 – Kota Kinabalu to Kinabalu National Park[…]

peak of Mount Kinabalu Borneo

Booking Mount Kinabalu Hike in Malaysia, Borneo

I recently hiked to the summit of the immense Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia, a mountain which sits on the island of Borneo and is the 20th Highest Mountain in the world going by topographic prominence. Booking Mount Kinabalu Hike isn’t just a “turn up and book it” thing these days, especially not if you want Read more about Booking Mount Kinabalu Hike in Malaysia, Borneo[…]

getting from Malaysia to Brunei Labuan to Serasa

World Borders: How to get from Malaysia to Brunei (Labuan to Serasa)

In my ongoing series of world borders, I prove how easy it is to travel the world, cross borders into new countries and get visas. This post is all about getting from Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam on the island of Borneo. Obviously there are many different ways to cross this border, but for the basis Read more about World Borders: How to get from Malaysia to Brunei (Labuan to Serasa)[…]

City Mosque Kota Kinabalu Malaysia

Top 5 Things To Do in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Borneo

Kota Kinabalu is a city housed on an island of jungles! It’s part of Malaysia and sits in the province of Sabah, on the island of Borneo. While most people head there for the jungle trips, it’s also nice to spend a few days in the city of Kota Kinabalu itself. I loved the relaxation Read more about Top 5 Things To Do in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Borneo[…]

How much does it cost to hike Mount Kinabalu

How Much Does it Cost to Climb Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia, Borneo?

I recently did the immense hike to the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia, Borneo so expect a few forthcoming posts on that adventure! First of all the important stuff – how much does it cost to climb Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia, on the island on Borneo? That’s what everyone really wants to know. Here’s Read more about How Much Does it Cost to Climb Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia, Borneo?[…]

spicy chicken at kota kinabalu borneo

Friday’s Featured Food: Kota Kinabalu Night Market, Malaysia, Borneo

Rather than focus on a specific one type of food today, I decided I’d write about Kota Kinabalu night market in Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. If you’ve ever read any of my stuff on Taiwan, you’ll know I’m a big fan of night markets, especially the culture of it but also the money Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Kota Kinabalu Night Market, Malaysia, Borneo[…]

how to take alcohol into Brunei

How to Take Alcohol into Brunei Darussalam

I LOVED my recent trip to Brunei Darussalam, only the fourth Muslim State I’ve been to. While I gladly knocked back the beers in Indonesia last year, Brunei is a bit more strict. Alcohol is completely forbidden. You cannot buy alcohol in Brunei and you cannot drink alcohol anywhere in public view in Brunei. However Read more about How to Take Alcohol into Brunei Darussalam[…]

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