‘Upside Down House’, The Latest Charm in Kuching, Sarawak

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Previously, Malaysians were hyped by the existence of an ‘upside down house’ which became the talk of the town and then asserted as one of the must-visit spots if when going to Sabah. The first ever ‘Upside Down House’ in Malaysia was built and made famous in 2012 and is located in Tamparuli, Sabah. It does not only attract Malaysians but also international tourists, making it a tourist hotspot for visitors. Following the upsurge in popularity, the ‘upside down’ was …

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Fun & Exciting International TV shows about Borneo (Part 1)

Sabah and Sarawak are 2 famous destinations for nature and wildlife tourism. The untouched ecosystems at some of the places make them popular among nature lovers. Even though there are many documentaries about Borneo, where most of them focusing mainly on the nature, there are some of the international programs that was shot in Sabah & Sarawak that were a bit different from these documentaries, but also promoting Borneo to their own countries. Here are some of the variety shows …

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Carpenter Street of Kuching

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Carpenter Street had been known widely in Kuching as the busiest street in Kuching. Passing Main Bazaar, all the way to the old court, you will notice OCBC Bank on your left before turning left. Those who are not familiar with the roads in Kuching might not notice the left junction to China street. There is an archway before the old post office building, which is a white historical building, built when Charles Vyner Brooke was still ruling Sarawak. After …

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Sarawak River Cruise in luxury

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Want to try cruising Sarawak River in luxury? There is always a cruise docked at the jetty at Kuching Waterfront, but this cruise has its own schedule. The best time to board Sarawak River Cruise is at 5:30pm, where you will enjoy viewing the sunset on top of looking at famous landmarks along the river. You will never get the same view from the land. Once you are on board, you will pass the Malay village. You can see ‘tambangs’ …

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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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Hot Spring Panchor Dayak Sarawak, your source of natural healing

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Not many people have heard of this hot spring. If somebody asks about hot spring in Kuching, Kuchingites will probably answer: “the only hot spring that I know is at Annah Rais”, or “is there even a hot spring in Kuching?” The second option was my answer if you asked me that a few years ago. Knowing nothing about hot springs, I had an image that hot springs can only be found in areas within The Pacific Ring of Fire …

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The Aeroport Wine & Dine in Kuching, the place to go for a very hungry person

If you are famished, and looking for a place to dig in, where each dish is a huge portion and each dish could feed 2 persons, then check out The Aeroport Wine & Dine. It is located near the airport. The restaurant is divided into open space and air-conditioned area. We dropped by for the first time last week as we were tight on time. The music however was a bit too loud for us as it is also a …

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SIA Food Court at City One Shopping Mall Kuching

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CityOne Shopping Mall is among the newest shopping mall to mushroom up in Kuching. The design is unique as it is shaped like a bird’s nest, following the design of the Beijing Olympic stadium. Golden Screen Cinema has been around for several years now in Malaysia but it is launched only for the first time in Kuching, Sarawak in City One Mall. Besides that, it also has the only Metrojaya departmental store in Kuching. Where food is concerned, at CityOne …

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Kuching Food Festival 2014 a Popular Yearly Event

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This year’s Kuching Food Festival 2014 was exciting with a total of 220 food stalls selling a great variety of food and also to celebrate the city’s 25th anniversary. The event ran from 1st to 24th August 2014. Here is a list of their schedule taken from here: Kuching Food Festival Performance Schedule 2014 Kuching Festival Programme NO. EVENT / ACARA DATE / TARIKH TIME / MASA VENUE / TEMPAT BERLANGSUNG           1 City Day Commemoration 1st …

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Restaurant No. 88 at Kampung Buntal, Damai a hidden gem waiting to be discovered

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If you are planning to visit Damai Beach in Santubong, and do not know where to go for good food at reasonable price, then you must check out Restaurant No. 88, Kampung Buntal. There are several seafood restaurants in Kampung Buntal. Most of these seafood restaurants are run by Chinese family, but they do not serve pork. We have tried a few and our verdict is Restaurant No. 88 to be a good choice. Read on for our review. The …

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