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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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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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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Nanga Delok Longhouse, Sarawak

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  Situated in the untouched jungle near Jelia River in Batang Ai, Nanga Delok is one of the longhouse that belongs to the members of the Iban families. It takes about 50 minute’s boat ride from the nearest roadside. Agriculture is the common livelihood among the residents. While the men are busy with fishing or patching up their fishing nets, the women are at home, preparing food for their family. Some of the women work at the nearby rice fields. …

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Abell Hotel Kuching Sarawak, Make It Your Stay

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Are you looking for that perfect holiday along with great experience and value for your money? Are you looking for a place to spend some great quality time with your family during the holidays? Or are you looking for the hotel that gives you the ambience suitable for business and leisure? Then try out Abell Hotel and stay there during your holiday in Kuching, Sarawak. The hotel is a mere 15 minutes’ drive from Kuching International Airport. Designed with sleek …

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7 Tips on How to Travel Around Kuching

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  You booked your flight ticket to Kuching and waited anxiously for the day to come. On the day of the flight, after asking your neighbour to look after your house, you went to the airport and board the flight. Upon landing at Kuching International and claimed your luggage, you then proceed to the taxi ticket counter and carried on with your journey to your hotel. Upon arrival, you were greeted by the friendly hotel staff at the front door …

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