There is plenty of information about Sabah available online, which can be very useful to visitors to the area. 

            A good place to begin doing some research is on the Malaysian Borneo Sabah Tourism Website.  This is a very good site and provides lots of useful information for first time travelers and returning visitors to the area.  For many people visiting from western countries, Sabah is quite a ways away.  The Getting Here link provides contact information for the airlines that offer direct flights into the area.  Note that direct flights are only offered from Asian counties.  The People and Culture link is very informative and can help prepare visitors for what to expect upon arrival.  Of course this site also has information about the basics of: where to stay, what to do, where to eat, etc…

            A good way to get to know an unfamiliar area better is by studying its geography.  Get started by looking at a Map of Malaysia and a Map of Sabah.