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      Best Sandy Beaches

      Pulau Labuan Dec 28, 2016 at 12:11 PM

      Hi everyone, can anyone advise where the best sandy beaches are in Labuan. Are there any areas particularly good for snorkelling...?
      many thanks

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      Accommodation nearest Royal thai embassy

      Penang Jan 5, 2017 at 7:11 PM

      Please any good suggestion for accommodation (hostels) nearest the Royal Thai Embassy?

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      transportation from Chinatown to FRIM

      Kuala Lumpur Jan 15, 2017 at 9:37 AM


      I will be traveling from our guest house in Chinatown KL to the Forest Research Institute Malaysia, then to the Batu Caves, and finally back to Chinatown. Can anyone advise on the best way to do this?

      Thank you!

    • Sarawak In January, weather and accesibility of National Parks

      Borneo Dec 25, 2016 at 2:30 PM

      I was planning to fly to Sarawak, Malaysia on the January 5. and spend about 5 weeks in Sarawak and Brunei. The Lonely Planet Guide says there is no particularly good or bad time to travel in Borneo because there is no real dry season and weather can vary very much from year to year, so I didn't think there is going to be a problem with travelling in Sarawak in January. But now I see that many travel-websites don't recommend to go to Sarawak in January at all due to very bad weather.
      Is there somebody who has been there in January or even better lives in Sarawak who can tell me what I can expect?
      Let me tell you first what I would expect from this trip. In Germany I work in nature conservation, so I spend most summer working outside. So with the right equipment some rain doesn't scare me. Also I want to spend most of the time in National Parks and am most interested in Botany (Orchids, Ferns) and also Insects, Spiders, Scorpions, Snakes. I could live without seeing Orangutans which are apparently hard to find when it's raining a lot. I would like to spend a lot of time in Nationalparks with dayhiking trails where I don't need a guide so I can take my time for taking pictures. But I'm also looking forward to expolring the caves in Gunung Mulu and Niah National Parks.
      So my main concern is: Will all the National Parks and also accomadations in or around National Parks be open and accessible during January? How likely is it that National Parks will not be accessible due to floodings or storms etc. What do I have to expect exactly from the weather. Does it rain all day long, or is it more very strong but short raining episodes and then long periodes without rain during the day. Is it raining more during the day or at night? (I've been in Java during rainy season three years ago and it rained mostly during the night.) I wouldn't mind it too much If there is some rain every day but I also need dry periods for taking pictures. What I woldn't like is to be stuck in my hotels for days because it is raining non stop.
      Also will there be any other tourists in the Parks? I don't want the places to be crowded of course, but honestly I don't like it when I'm always alone or the only guest in a hotel because I'm travelling alone.
      The thing is that i will spend three month in Southeastasia, and right now I'm planning to start in Sarawak, but I could also reschedule and visit Sarawak in March. The weather is supposed to be much better in March but are the most attractive National Parks allready crowded in March? What would you recommend under the circumstances I described, go in January or reschedule and go in March? Also, does anybody happen to know when most of the Orchids are in bloom? I suspect it is in the wettest months.

      A lot of questions here, I know. I would be very grateful for any advice.
      And Merry Christmas to everybody!

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      by Pollydg Online Now Aug 22, 2016 at 8:40 AM

      What are the modes of transport from Kota Kinabalu to Tip of Borneo, near Kudat please.

      5 Answers Aug 24, 2016 at 1:31 AM
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      Kudat, any trekking or anything?

      by Pollydg Online Now Jul 29, 2016 at 2:55 AM

      Staying near the Tip of Borneo for a few days. is there any jungle trekking or boat trips in the vicinity of here please? We will have a car so could travel a few miles.

      3 Answers Jul 29, 2016 at 5:00 PM
    • longhouse stay

      by leannelynne Online Now Dec 16, 2012 at 3:51 AM


      I have a group of 6 we're wanting to do self drive kk to kudat and stay in a longhouse before get to kudat. Can only find info for packages/ tours. Can anyone advise me how to book for just the accom as read its from rm18pp.


    • travel in kudat

      by lucygan Online Now Apr 8, 2011 at 8:43 AM

      it's safe to drive ourself from kota kinabalu to kudat at night?

      1 Answer May 10, 2011 at 7:45 PM
    • midrange accommodation or homestay

      by ronaldino Online Now Sep 10, 2009 at 12:39 PM

      Dear reader

      Is there any midrange or homstay accommodation north op Kudat on the peninsula. I only find camping on the norther tip and an exclusive resort on the Riviera?
      The only homestay I find is south of Kudat city.

      Does anyone have information on snorkeling and coralreefs close to the beaches?


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      anyone surf in kudat?

      by vlad_k7 Online Now May 13, 2009 at 11:08 PM

      ki was browsing thru some surf site, and i came across kudat sabah..
      not much been said bout the place. would love to have info on kudat.
      does anyone actually surf in kudat? how bout the accomodation?
      when is the best time to visit kudat to surf?
      thks guys...

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      What Can I Do in Kudat

      by theDreamCatcher Online Now Apr 28, 2009 at 6:47 AM

      I'll be travel to Sabah this July and I would really want to go to Kudat. I do have some questions that maybe those that have benn there or live there can help out with:

      How do I get to Kudat from KK? How much does it usually cost?
      What places or activities should I not miss if I'll doing a day trip to Kudat?
      Is it safe for a solo woman to travel to Kudat?

      I'd appreciate anyone's help.

      8 Answers May 7, 2009 at 3:32 AM
    • Longhouse Homestay

      by ashley323 Online Now Jul 14, 2008 at 10:03 AM

      Would like to know how much it costs to stay for 1 night at the longhouse?
      Also, how do I get to the Tip of Borneo from Kudat? Any public transport? If so, are they regular?
      Thanks in advance!

      3 Answers Oct 11, 2008 at 7:51 PM
    • phone number

      by fletcherfour Online Now Mar 25, 2006 at 5:11 PM

      I was wondering if anyone knows the phone number or is in Kudat and would please get it for me .It is for the ORIENTAL REST HOUSE TINGKAT1
      I had the phone numbers but they have been changed send to my e.mail
      Thank You very much Pat

      1 Answer Mar 30, 2010 at 10:58 PM