#IHeartBorneo with @FlyFirefly Day 1 Part 1 – The Arrival

Alright, the following posts are waaaaay overdue, and I haven’t even started on my orgasmic food tour with the gang and our darling host Comeez with his friends!

So let’s cut to the chase shall we?

The lot of us were invited to travel to Kuching, Sarawak on a Media Tour in conjunction with Fireflyz‘s first inaugural flight from KLIA to Kuching on the 15th of January of 2011!

I didn’t know a lot of the people on this entourage, but I DO know these young peeps Tallboyz and ShannonChowz! They’ve all blogged about about this trip already, so I will link them at the bottom just so to force you to read the post πŸ˜›

FY 0602 – That was our flight! Excited we are, along with the rest of the entourage. There was even some VIPs with us, but that’s a story for another post…

Okay la, at least show ONE VVIP – Shaz my bro! (the other guy dowan to be introduced lol)

We were all given the Firefly Media Tag, and to tell you the truth, it does feel pretty cool πŸ˜›

Just to share with you a feel of this new refurbished plane. More spacious granted, but they could use some new stuff la. Oh well, budget airline, no? Service from the stewardesses aren’t too bad, too!

Yep, I Fly Firefly πŸ˜‰ This is a limited edition postcard, woo hoo!

Remembering how Kenny Sia shot to his AirAsia fame a long time ago when he took a picture of AA’s Nasi Lemak vs what it looked like on the inflight magazine, we followed through in hope that one day FireFly might treat us specially πŸ˜›

But we were sorely disappointed- it looked EXACTLY like how it does in the magazine (see pic). Looks like Firefly does know how to learn from other ppl’s (airline’s) mistakes πŸ˜›

Costing RM9, it was definitely a value deal. We got it free though, so we’re not complaining. We all ate our food with no complaints whatsoever, yes, even Jerine Lay, master of bitching, here πŸ˜›

Well the journey didn’t take too long for us! It was just about, what, 1-3 hours? Can’t remember d, anyone can help? Haha…

And before I knew it.. I landed on the land of cats. This makes my second trip to Kuching- the first 5 years ago, with my family, and kindly hosted by a blogger friend whom I have never met in real life- June of JustAnotherTragedy.com. However, today, I’d like to share with you the beginning of a meaningful trip filled with knowledge and culture sharing session at the Sarawak Cultural Village, my food escapades and most importantly, the bonds I’ve made with friends I made there including the famous artists, well known magazine editors like Min and the respectable and friendly Iban, Leo!

See Shannon’s post here: http://www.shannonchow.com/2011/01/firefly-official-launch-in-kuching.html
See TallBoy’s post here: http://tallboyz.blogspot.com/2011/01/kuching-trip-part-1-bananaland.html
View more pics here:Β https://spinzer.us/photos-2/1st-day-of-sarawak-thanks-to-firefly-iheartborneo/

Just a bit about Firefly

Firefly recently won the β€˜2010 Frost and Sullivan Value Airline of the Year” award and β€œGreen Initiative of the year 2010” awards by Leaders in Aviation Award in conjunction with the Doha Aviation Summit 2010. Firefly is also the first company in Malaysia and second airline in the world to have a page on Foursquare, the location-based social network that enables travellers to discover useful travel tips near their airports or destinations. Visit them at http://foursquare.com/flyfirefly to meet up with friends, discover new places and unlock rewards as you travel. Check out their Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/firefly) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/flyfirefly) for constant updates as well their website www.fireflyz.com.my

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He is an avid blogger at Spinzer.uS and lives 24/7 on Twitter by the moniker @spinzer. Left Investment Banking to pursue the unleashing of Malaysian Gen-Y's hidden talents by founding the EYE (Empowering Youth Endeavors) Project. He co-founded the Young Corporate Malaysians and assists RandomAlphabets in his spare time. He plans to build a socially good empire out of his social media consultancy outfit called SocialGrooves.com in a bid to turn the world into a better place by 2020.

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