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Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 2 Part 2 – The Ascent to the South Peak

Continuing on my report on the mega two day hike up to the peak of Mount Kinabalu in Borneo, day 2 was an early start! Yes, you might have read in my day 2 part 1 post that we got up at 2am to start the upward ascent – details on what to carry are Read more about Climbing Mount Kinabalu in Borneo: Day 2 Part 2 – The Ascent to the South Peak[…]

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The Day My Girlfriend Got Stung By A Jellyfish in Malaysia, at Sapi Island, Borneo

Not so much a crazy story here today but a reminder to be careful and remember that hazards are everywhere we go, whether minor or major. Getting stung by a jellyfish is something that can happen easily. So my girlfriend Panny Yu and I were on an island hopping tour off the coast of Kota Read more about The Day My Girlfriend Got Stung By A Jellyfish in Malaysia, at Sapi Island, Borneo[…]

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[…]

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?[…]

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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[…]

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