Sabah and Sarawak are 2 famous destinations for nature and wildlife tourism. The untouched ecosystems at some of the places make them popular among nature lovers. Even though there are many documentaries about Borneo, where most of them focusing mainly on the nature, there are some of the international programs that was shot in Sabah & Sarawak that were a bit different from these documentaries, but also promoting Borneo to their own countries. Here are some of the variety shows …

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Check out the new look at our Benarat Lodge!   New Double Aircond rooms:     ..and enjoy an unforgettable dining experience at Sg Pala Restaurant! Enjoy your meals while gazing at the green mountain & blue sky   Be Sociable, Share!

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Sapi Island is one of the islands of Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. To get there, it takes 15 minute boat ride from the jetty at Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu. There is a minimal entrance fee of RM3 for Malaysians and RM10 for non-Malaysians at the counter. In Malay, “Sapi” means cow, so it literally means “Cow Island”, though you will never see any cows lying around at the island. Located only 7 km from the city, this island had become …

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With flights getting more affordable and I would say, cheaper if you book online at the right time, it would indeed encourage us to travel more. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine So for us to be “professional” traveller, we need to pack just enough clothing and essential items, and not be too excessive so that we would not be too burdened by our luggages while on the …

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Ulu Temburong Day Trip

Ulu Temburong National Park in Brunei is one of our tour destination. Check out the tour package here: Ulu Temburong National Park Day Tour Our guest, Mr Anton and his girlfriend went to Ulu Temburong the other day and here is his review: Hi Garry, Good morning! We really enjoyed our Nature Trip at Temburong . Starting from the morning when Mr. Tom fetched us from the hotel on time. And also from briefing us on our trip and also giving …

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Bohey Dulang Island, the Pearl Island of Semporna

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Bohey Dulang Island might not be as famous as Sipadan Island, but it is an amazing island all the same. The island is  a mountainous island as a result of an ancient volcano. Bohey Dulang Island is just beside Bodgaya Island. The only thing that separates both islands is a narrow channel. Bohey Dulang is one of the islands in Tun Sakaran Marine Park. Besides Bohey Dulang, there are Bodgaya, Maiga, Mantabuan and Sibuan, Sebangkat, Selakan and Tetagan Island that …

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Fun things to do at Tambunan, Sabah

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Tambunan is one of the 25 districts in Sabah. It is located 80 km east from Kota Kinabalu, and is reachable by Kota KInabalu-Tambunan-Keningau Highway. The journey from the capital will take about 1 hour and a half drive. Tambunan is almost isolated from the west coast of Sabah due to the Crocker Range bordering the district with the west coast. There are terraced paddy fields peppering Tambunan valley and if visited at the right time, visitors will be amazed …

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Carpenter Street of Kuching

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Carpenter Street had been known widely in Kuching as the busiest street in Kuching. Passing Main Bazaar, all the way to the old court, you will notice OCBC Bank on your left before turning left. Those who are not familiar with the roads in Kuching might not notice the left junction to China street. There is an archway before the old post office building, which is a white historical building, built when Charles Vyner Brooke was still ruling Sarawak. After …

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Sarawak River Cruise in luxury

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Want to try cruising Sarawak River in luxury? There is always a cruise docked at the jetty at Kuching Waterfront, but this cruise has its own schedule. The best time to board Sarawak River Cruise is at 5:30pm, where you will enjoy viewing the sunset on top of looking at famous landmarks along the river. You will never get the same view from the land. Once you are on board, you will pass the Malay village. You can see ‘tambangs’ …

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Mantanani Island Sabah

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The Land Below the Wind is famous for its clear and blue beaches, as well as their diving sites. In northwest of Kota Belud, there are a group of three islands called Mantanani Islands. It consists of Mantanani Besar, Mantanani Kecil and Lungisan Island. The island was once famous for its dugong (sea cow), but lately, the sightings are less frequent. However, do not let this dampen your spirit. There are still plenty of things to see and experience at …

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