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(Review) Yomi Hotel: Where to Stay in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

I can’t believe that the series of my Borneo trip will come to an end in a few minutes. And this post, in particular, is going to be the last post that I’m going to write, covering the places I’ve been in Borneo.

Now that I’ve shared with you what I did during my stay in Kota Kinabalu, it’s time for me to share my view on the accommodation I booked for the trip. By far, the best accommodation where I stayed throughout Borneo would be The Room in Miri. So, what’s my view of the hotel where I stayed during my stop in Sabah?

Well, I chose Yomi Hotel for this trip. Apart from the affordable night rate, the fact that they provide breakfasts for the guest is also my main consideration before finally booking the accommodation.

So, how did I find Yomi Hotel in Kota Kinabalu?

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A Guide for City Dwellers in Kota Kinabalu: Enjoying the City for a Day Without Stopping by Mount Kinabalu

Whenever you heard the word Kinabalu, I suppose you’d be more familiar to the highest peak of Borneo: Mount Kinabalu. It is one of the world heritage sites in which some consider a must visit place when in Borneo. In fact, it was also one of the places that I wanted to go long before I planned out my trip to Borneo.

However, I decided to skip Mount Kinabalu and focus on the city of Kota Kinabalu instead. For so many reasons.

I mean, a few years back I felt like I wanted to go since I was still in the mainstream mood to follow the hypes. You know, YOLO stuff. But as of now, my consideration is more than just YOLO stuff. It also has something to do whether I’m gonna enjoy it or I do it just for the sake of people telling you to do it.

Easy for me, as the packaged tour to Mount Kinabalu from Kota Kinabalu kinda stopped myself from going to the mount itself. I figure, I might not be the only one who could just skip Mount Kinabalu during my Borneo trip.

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What You Could Get in Playa del Carmen for $10 – How to Spend Your Money Around the Yucatan Peninsula

Hello, everyone!

In case you haven’t read my post on the couple travelers who spark joy, then I’m excited to tell you that on this week’s $10 series, one of the couples would cover a coastal resort town in Mexico.

Yes, Mayuri from To Some Place New is here to share how you could spend your $10 in Playa del Carmen!

After we covered Mazatlan recently, I’m so excited to see so many alternatives you could do in Mexico on budget. So, here we go! 😀

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How to Protect Your Identity Whilst Online Shopping

When it comes to protecting ourselves from things like hackers, identity theft and other kinds of scams online, there’s definitely a lot of information out there for us to take advantage of, so for the most part we’re aware of some of the basic things we can do to keep safe.

However, as technology advances and becomes safer, technology is also advancing for hackers and this gives them a bit of an advantage so we have to ensure we’re staying on top of things to protect ourselves – whether that’s taking practical steps or looking into software such as Jumio.

Jumio can help verify digital identities across the globe which can prove helpful and effective when you either go online shopping or even traveling.

As much as most of us are aware of the risks, there are still some things we may be doing online and offline that put us at risk without realizing it, and these things are just habits that can be changed.

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