While we were in Kota Kinabalu, besides hanging around at the market, we even planned to visit some of the history and cultural interesting spot there. Just to get hold a lil’ bit of knowledge of the rich and long history of the local culture, we decided to settle with one of the cultural village and the state museum. It was not easy to make the decision as there are two cultural village available in Kota Kinabalu itself. We finally settled with the cheaper version (not that cheap either!) of Monsopiad Cultural Village instead of the brand new Mari Mari Cultural Village. Continue reading
Your trip to Kota Kinabalu wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the local market around town. As mum’s are with us throughout the trip, she keep reminding us to stop over at this two local markets (Pasar Tamu Gaya Street and Pasar Kraftangan Kota Kinabalu) that she wouldn’t want to miss! Alright mum! Your wish is our command. Furthermore, both of us had not missed exploring the local market in every of our destinations. So, sit back and relax. Let us bring you for a quick tour to this 2 most famous local markets. Continue reading
Where did we stayed and ate while we were in Kota Kinabalu weekend getaway?
Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu
Just to be frank, it was not easy for us to choose on the accommodation while we were in Kota Kinabalu town recently. As we were on a very tight budget as well as limited time, we finally ended up with Dreamtel Kota Kinabalu. We will be only in KK town just for a night where we will then headed to Kundasang. Dreamtel is conveniently located within the city centre and very close to some tourist attractions (within walking distance) such as the Atkinson Clock Tower, the famous sunday market at Gaya Street that you wouldn’t want to miss, handicraft market and shopping malls like Wisma Merdeka, Suria Mall and many others. Continue reading
From the post office, we took the Maha Bandula Road and walked towards the Maha Bandula Park. It was very easy to spot on as this park is surrounded with important buildings within the area such as the famous Sule Pagoda, High Court and Yangon City Hall. Maha Bandula Park is located in the downtown of Yangon and The Independent Monument, an obelisk can be seen right in the middle of the park due to the Burmese Independence from the British way back in the year of 1948 to replace the statue of Queen Victoria. Continue reading