Heritage Walk 101

Words by Yeo Li-Sha
Photos by Yeong Hui Min & Yeo Li-Sha

Kota Kinabalu (KK) as the capital city of Sabah is attracting an increasing number of tourists, of those include 14 travelers from School of Arts and Social Sciences of Monash University Malaysia. Upon arrival, the thirteenth installment of the ‘In Search Of’ series commenced with a 3-hour heritage walk around KK town with the founder of KK Heritage Walk, Grace Leong. 

Grace has undertaken several various professions such as a travel clerk, an accomplished salesperson for an international corporation, Rank Xerox Ltd and even a branch manager for a local company called Mulpha. Despite the numerous work experiences obtained, she finally ventured into her dream job as a professional tourist guide. She had attained her touring license in October 1989 and had been working as a professional tourist guide ever since.

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Daily Diary: Day One

Words by Hannah Jambunathan
Photos by Yeo Li-Sha

4:30 AM, Monash University Malaysia.

Locked out of the offices and away from the video equipment, waiting for ‘Jimmy’ the security guard to arrive with the keys, it didn’t bode well for the rest of the trip, which hadn’t even properly begun yet.

But following the quick arrival of Jimmy and the rescuing of the video equipment, it became apparent that though the day may have started off with a slight hitch, from then on out it went on without a hiccup; as we arrived at KLIA2 in good time, checked in and boarded the plane with ease.

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