Something D’fferent

Being a social animals that we human are, through out the year we are invited to many important function or parties like birthdays, anniversary, weddings, house warming and the list goes on and on. Giving gifts to our host has become a very common tradition in this present time, and gifts ideas also have evolved a lot, from writing a simple thank you card, to the ever sophisticated latest must have gifts. Something D’fferent, a cool gift shop at 1Borneo Hypermall, has a wide range of items for anyone who are planning a perfect gift for his or her host or love ones.

Five Sails

Buffet dinner at Five Sails is a nice and full affair, loads of interesting gourmets to fill up ones stomach. Five Sails is one of the restaurants at the Magellan Sutera Resort. Guests get to choose the cool interior air condition room or the open air pool side seating area. Buffets are served daily at breakfast and dinner, except on every Sunday a mid-noon grand lunch time buffet is included.

Sabah Museum

Learn more about Sabah and Kota Kinabalu history at Sabah Museum.

The Sabah Museum Complex is located on a small hill called the Old Place Hill (Bukit Istana Lama), below the foothill lies the Sembulan river and with the Sabah State government administration complex on the other side of the river. The Old Palace Hill has a magnificent look on the surrounding areas with Queen Elizabeth Hospital on one side, while the State Mosque, Sutera Harbour and the South China Sea on the other side. In this area of 43.3 acres of lush green forest, the Sabah Museum Complex consists of the Museum Proper, Science and Education Centre, ethnobotanic garden, zoological garden and the Heritage Village.

Kedai Kopi Wah Juan

Tanjung Aru area is probably one of the oldest suburbs of Kota Kinabalu. Lies just 10 minutes away on foot from the Terminal 2, the old International Airport of Kota Kinabalu. Tanjung Aru used to be a trendy township. During the colonial time this was where the British Crown housed their civil servants. Today these housing has been demolished for new development, and just a few of these houses survived, which would be good for historical conservation. Tanjung Aru township consists of a post office, a police station, a small market in the centre and a few blocks of shoplots. This is also where the popular Daily Express newspaper printing factory is located. More than a dozen eateries operate at Tanjung Aru, which cater for the many government and private offices around this area.

Tun Fuad Stephens Park (Bukit Padang)

For the last few centuries, many of us have chosen to live in the city instead of staying at the country side. As more and more cities are built, millions upon millions of human beings are coming for the vibrant life that these cities have to offer. Yet at times we miss the beautiful nature of the country side like hills, lakes, forests, trees, plants, flowers, and birds which are all very dear to us. No wonder cities all around the world build parks to keep us in touch with nature. Today a stroll in the park is going to do our hearts wonder. The trees give us clean oxygen, flowers make us happy, birds and insects sing to us, and not forgetting the exercise we gained by walking around the park.

Fishermen Village (Kampung Nelayan)

Planning for a wonderful and affordable buffet dinner with friends and families? Why not try out the Fishermen Village (Kampung Nelayan) Floating Seafood Market Restaurant which is specialised in Seafood, as well as BBQ and Steamboat buffet. Located about 10 minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu City centre, and at the entrance of Tun Fuad Stephens Park (Bukit Padang), most of Fishermen Village Restaurant was build on top of a small lake.