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TMBT Ultra Trail Marathon 2017 - My first 100km trail marathon

After 2 years of going haywire from the blogging world ( maybe less coz I blogged for The Borneo Blog ), I have decided to blog about my fi...

Friday, March 22, 2019

[Events] Foot Reflexology In The Dark by Sabah Society for the Blind at Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu


Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu will be showing its commitment and support for a green sustainable future for the 8th consecutive year by switching off non-essential lights on Saturday, 30th March 2019 - joining millions of others worldwide in recognition of the 2019 Earth Hour Campaign, which was initiated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in support of actions on global climate change.



Tuesday, March 05, 2019

[Actitivies] Tegudon Tourism Village, Kota Belud


Kota Belud has a lot of hiking places and campsites, it also has plenty of instaworthy places with Mount Kinabalu as the background.  You could spot paddy fields in many parts of Kota Belud.  This time around, my group decided to go on a more relax trip, which doesn't involve hiking.  I can't say that we are hardcore when it comes to hiking but we love the challenge.  This trip is more about the stars.


Tegudon is one of those places that offers nice spots for star gazing, there's other places too like Kudat and Kokol Menggatal.  Check out Sabah Star Gazers for any future outings.  We also didn't have to wake up early to get to the campsite, left past lunch hour, thank god traffic wasn't bad.  Menggatal area is known for bad traffic, am not sure why the road is badly congested all the time, it's so annoying.  Not unless you go early, like way early.

[Food] Tasty Wok Venition Latest Seasonal Dim Sum Items Promotion.


Breakfast tradition among the Cantonese grown with eating various small portion dishes with tea, the small dishes are mainly dim sum items.  The word dim sum refers to small bite sized dishes that are served in bamboo steamer baskets or on small plates.  These small portions of food can be either savory or sweet and prepared steamed, baked or fried.  The small size allows the customer to order a great variety of dishes, creating a feast of different tastes and flavors.


Tasty Wok, Venition, launched five new items in their Dim Sum Seasonal Special menu starting this 10th March 2019 onwards.  The new items will be included in Tasty Wok's existing dim sum menu with more than 20 dim sum items to choose from.  Tasty Wok's Dim Sum Production Head Chef - Chef Cai Chengzhuang and Chef Feng Zhoajun, came all the way from Guangzhou with more than 15 years of experience in the high end Cantonese style dim sum.  Normally, Tasty Wok will add on new seasonal items every three months and taking out few dim sum items which are least favorite among the customers.  This is also a worthy place for no pork dim sum in town.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

[Food] Damn Good Burger launching new chicken burger at 1st Concept Store.

3rd branch of Damn Good Burger at Aeropod Commercial Square
Damn Good Burger has been making their way in the KK food industry by opening their first cafe at Lorong Dewan in February of 2018.  It was founded by Mohd Ashmawi Asraf in August 2016 at Bandar Sierra, Telipok Ria, which started with just 1 burger stall, has now expanded their business to 2 cafe branches (Lorong Dewan and ITCC Penampang) and with a recent addition of their 1st Concept Store at Aeropod Commercial Square, strategically located just few minutes from the airport.  All that within a year!  Business must be blooming.  



Wednesday, January 30, 2019

[Food] Usher in the Lunar New Year at ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam


ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam ushers in the Chinese New Year celebration with a sumptuous feast of spring festivities with its Auspicious Yee Sang Special, alongside its Prosperity Signature Dishes.



Tuesday, January 29, 2019

[Activities] Aura Montoria, Kg Sayap, Kota Belud

Wow, this took awhile to blog about.  I was excited last week but my schedule was pack and I didn't have time to blog about it.

You can't imagine how long it takes me to get here.  Every plan there is had been put off for the longest time.  Not anymore!  I finally reached Aura Montoria!  This trail doesn't disappoint, it's really beautiful and I love it!

I probably should get to blogging about my past trips to Mount Minodtuhan and Kowatuan too huh?


Now before we get started with the photos, here are some info if you plan to get there.  

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

[Food] Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu Unveils Auspicious Celebrations.

 

It's a delicious and auspicious Chinese New Year celebration this year at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu.


Begin your festivities with their Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang, available from 22 January to 19 February 2019Priced at RM98nett for small, RM128nett for medium and RM168nett for large, the Yee Sang Platter is available for dine in or takeaway.  

Saturday, January 19, 2019

[Food] Dynasty Restaurant, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu Chinese New Year Prosperity Yee Sang & Signature Dim Sum Showcase 2019



Chinese New Year celebration is not complete without the partaking of the traditional auspicious salad dish known as "Yee Sang".  To kick start the Year, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu shared a customary tossing of "Yee Sang"session with members of the press before indulging a tantalizing medley of Must-Try festive dishes specially prepared by the Hotel's Executive Chef Alvin Tan and his team of Master Chef's.