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Japanese troops first landed in Miri and Seria on 16th December, 1941. They moved very fast, and by 21st December, they were in Brunei, then Kuching on Christmas Eve. On New Year's Day of 1942, a Japanese independent brigade led by Major-General Kiyotake Kawaguchi invaded Labuan. The island, part of the Straits Settlement, was formally ... continue reading »

One of Labuan's famous landmarks is the Chimney Tower, located along Jalan Merdeka on the main island. An icon and symbol of pride to the locals, the Chimney is a compulsory visit when you make a trip to this Federal Territory. A fairly new tourism product in the area is the Chimney Walking Trail, which I ... continue reading »

If you have been following my social media accounts, you would know that I was in Labuan (again) recently. It was my second trip to the Federal Territory this year. The highlight for this trip was Labuan's 100th anniversary Remembrance Day memorial service, while the rest of the 5-day trip were filled with tourism related ... continue reading »

Win Cash Prizes By Sharing Your Labuan Story

Nov 18, 2018 Author: Emily | Filed under: Contests, Travel

Up to RM19,500 cash prizes are up for grabs in a contest that aims to promote the Federal Territory of Labuan as a premier tourist destination of Malaysia. This contest, a collaborative effort by Labuan Corporation and Gaya Travel Magazine, was launched with much fanfare at Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) on 15th Nov, 2018. How can ... continue reading »

Latest MyBus Routes

Nov 11, 2018 Author: Emily | Filed under: Travel

My friend told me about the free shuttle buses in Penang, Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur, and asked if there's something similar in Ipoh. There's none, as far as I am aware. Instead, Ipoh has MyBus services but I have never used the public bus before. Why? It goes on its own secret route that no ... continue reading »

ETS Low Fare – 50% Discount until 31st Dec, 2018

Nov 10, 2018 Author: Emily | Filed under: Travel

I was at the train station recently to buy my ETS ticket because, once again, the ETS ticketing website was down. Came across this poster regarding 50% discount on selected ETS tickets. This offer, available from now until 31st December, is only valid for KL Sentral - Gemas - KL Sentral and Sg. Petani - Padang ... continue reading »

While I have visited the floating mosques in Melaka (Masjid Selat Melaka) and Terengganu (Masjid Kristal), I am glad that I finally had the opportunity to visit Perak's very own floating mosque, the first in the state, known as Masjid Al-Badr Seribu Selawat. Built at a cost of RM11.7 million, it took slightly over 2.5 years ... continue reading »

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