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My arrival and hostel search in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. I was traveling with 3 new friends that I met while getting from Kota Kinabalu Airport to the city center. One of them was surprised, how I seemed to know my way around Kota Kinabalu even though
Island hopping day tour around Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park in Kota Kinabalu (KK), Sabah, Malaysia. Trip Date — March 2012 Route Map Itinerary Notes & Tips The wait I stood alone at the corner outside Borneo Backpackers with my beach clothes on
My backpacking adventures in Malaysia, Brunei, and Indonesia for 23 days (3 weeks). I started my trip in Borneo Island, where I went island hopping in the Sabah state of East Malaysia and explored the tiny country of Brunei. Then, a flight to Indonesia
I went on a five-day trip to Kota Kinabalu and Brunei in Borneo Island on my way from the Philippines to Jakarta, Indonesia. There were a lot of interesting places to visit and things to do in Borneo like conquering the peak of Mt. Kinabalu, exploring
Our short visit to Putrajaya was one of the most memorable moments during our Singapore – Malaysia overland trip last year. The first time I saw a photo of Putrajaya’s Seri Wawasan Bridge, I was instantly drawn at the asymmetric design and elegant line
The skybridge tour at the Petronas Twin Towers is actually offered for free. The problem was that a limited number of tickets was offered per day. To get these tickets, we’d have to be at the ticket booth really early in the morning. I’ve read that at 
Seeing the colossal twin spires of the Petronas Towers from afar, it was undeniable that we’ve finally arrived in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. When I had just developed a fascination for modern man-made megastructures, the Petronas Twin Towers h
It was already a quarter to six in the afternoon. At this time, I’m usually scrambling for a good spot to take sunset photos. In KL (and the rest of West Malaysia and Singapore), however, sunsets happen very late in the day. The sky was still very brig
After a quick walking tour of Melaka, we continued our journey to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We waited for bus #17 at the Dutch Square (in front of Tang Beng Swee Clock Tower). The bus route looped between Melaka City Center and Melaka Bus Terminal. Trave
We arrived in Melaka, Malaysia in the dead of night. It was only around 9 in the evening but the city looked like it had already gone past its bedtime. The shady city blocks drastically turned to a new light come morning. Visiting Melaka was more of my

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