27_KK - Tamparuli

Sabah Bah – Hello Tamparuli (Jambatan Tamparuli, Rumah Terbalik)

Before heading directly to Kundasang Town, we decided to maneuver our route to this small town of Tamparuli in the district of Tuaran. What’s with this place of Tamparuli and what’s all the fuss about this place? To answer your question, this is exactly where the most famous landmark of Tamparuli, the hanging bridge and the first Malaysia ‘Upside Down House’ or ‘Rumah Terbalik’ is located. Just get to know that Tamparuli is also the most convenient stop to town of Kiulu, a popular white water rafting destination for domestic as well as foreigner tourists. Let’s go guys!

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25_KK - Cultural Village

Sabah Bah – History and Culture Learning (Monsopiad Cultural Village, Sabah Museum)

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

24_KK - Market

Sabah Bah – Exploring the Local Market (Pasar Tamu Gaya Street, Pasar Kraftangan)

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

22_KK - Santola Cafe

Sabah Bah – Accommodation and Food in Kota Kinabalu

Where did we stayed and ate while we were in Kota Kinabalu weekend getaway?

Accommodation
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