Sibu International Lantern and Food Festival

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Have you been enjoying your moon cakes during the Moon Cake Festival recently? If you could not get enough of those, Sibu has just the thing for you! It is Mid-Autumn now in the Chinese calendar and do you know what that means? Yes! Mid-Autumn Festival, lighting up lanterns and more delicious food to be savoured! Take a look at this video by The Star Online: Sibu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) has recently organised Sibu International Lantern …

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Compressport TMBT Ultra-Trail Marathon in Sabah

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Are you a Marathon runner? Compressport TMBT Ultra-Trail Marathon in Sabah may be one activity that may interests you for next year. The recent 2017 event was organized by Borneo Ultra Trails Sdn Bhd on Saturday and Sunday, 16-17 September 2017. The TMBT is Malaysia’s oldest Ultra-Trail Marathon with the inaugural race held in 2011. TMBT stands for “The Most Beautiful Thing”, and makes reference to the iconic Mount Kinabalu, which at the height of 4095 m is one of Southeast Asia’s highest peak and …

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Let’s explore the Caves in Sarawak!

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Did you know that you can enjoy your Sarawak trip by going for a caving adventure other than a wildlife and jungle trekking adventure in Sarawak? Sarawak offers some unique characteristics and stories of the caves for you to discover. Here’s a list of caves that you should be going for an adventure in Sarawak: 1) Fairy Cave in Bau Fairy Cave got its name from the stalagmite structure that can be seen at the entrance. Fairy Cave was once …

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The Little New Zealand of Sabah, the Desa Cattle Dairy Farm

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If you are planning a trip to the Borneo region of Malaysia, there is a place that you should not miss visiting when you are in Sabah. Above the highlands of Kundasang is the Desa Cattle Dairy Farm. It is situated around 100km from Kota Kinabalu, which would take about 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours’ drive to get there. You can also opt to get a taxi or a bus or even rent a car. Located at the …

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A Detailed Write-up about Mulu Pinnacles Trip (with photos)

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*content is credited to the original owner A three day adventure exploring one of the biggest cave systems in the world, and climbing up to The Pinnacles, a unique karst formation in Mulu National Park. Getting to Mulu is the first challenge… I’d organised the 4D3N itinerary a month ago through Tropical Adventure Tours & Travel (who were very efficient and easy to deal with), then booked two MASwings flights from KL connecting via Kuching. I wasn’t sure exactly what to …

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Bring Out the Warrior in You with the Tribal Warrior Challenge 2017!

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Borneo Tru Events presents Tribal Warrior Challenge, an exhilarating obstacle-based challenge set within the beautiful landscape of Borneo, in partnership with the Sarawak Convention Bureau. Tribal Warrior Challenge is designed to test your grit, strength and determination. Your muscles will be pushed, and your mental strength will be tested as we bring you obstacles that can only be conquered by incorporating these 5 elements: going over, going under, going around, going through and moving forward. Tribal Warrior Challenge is an …

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Fun & Hilarious International TV shows at Borneo (Part 2)

Fun & Hilarious International TV shows at Borneo (Part 2) Recently, television shows from Asian countries such as South Korean and Japan, had seen an increase in viewers from all over the world. These variety shows usually focus on entertainment and mostly contain elements of comedy in their shows. Some of the shows that require their members to travel to other countries had visited Sabah and Sarawak in some portion of their shows. Here are some of the variety shows …

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Tips on how to pack like a Pro when Travelling

With flights getting more affordable and I would say, cheaper if you book online at the right time, it would indeed encourage us to travel more. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine So for us to be “professional” traveller, we need to pack just enough clothing and essential items, and not be too excessive so that we would not be too burdened by our luggages while on the …

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Medical tourism in Kuching, Sarawak

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Medical tourism or health tourism is the promotion of medical services to people from another country. The reason why they chose the specific hospital is because of the excellent medical care and cheaper medical services. There are many Indonesians from neighbouring Pontianak Indonesia that seek medical services here in Sarawak. We have several medical centres and hospitals that would provide the best service in the state. Their rates are also almost on par with that in Kuala Lumpur. Here are …

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Protect Yourself from Common Bugs

There are a lot of things you can do – to protect yourself and others on a plane. 1. If you’re sick, stay home. Admit it, you’ve flown with a sniffle or two; those expensive change fees (up to $200) offer little incentive to stay in bed. If you must fly, be courteous to other passengers by keeping your germs to yourself. Bring an economy-sized both of tissues with you, but don’t stuff those used ones in the seatback pocket! …

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