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My Labuan Story: Sailing Into The Sunset

Dec 3, 2018 Author: Emily | Filed under: Contests, Sports, Travel

With the wind blowing against me, brushing my hair off my face, I sailed further away from the coast into the far horizon, bobbling up and down in the South China Sea according to its rhythmic waves. YES, I was on the man-made perahu larai once again, chasing the sunset. It was my third time on ... continue reading »

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 »

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