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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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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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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What is Blue Lounge in Kota Kinabalu?

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It seems that Blue Lounge is just what we travellers need on the last day before we depart Kota Kinabalu especially if our flight is late afternoon, and we need to check out from Hotel by 12 noon. Our tour itineraries especially if we take a 3 days package would inevitably be that we would visit Tunku Abdul Rahman park on Day 3. So after checking out from hotel and leaving our luggage at hotel concierge, we go enjoy ourselves …

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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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Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure tour

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Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure tour 1.    Water bottle This is a necessary item even for simple trekking. It is easy to dehydrate during your excursion, so please bring plenty of water even though it may weight a bit more than you had wanted when you go trekking at Mulu National Park.  2.    Good trekking shoes There might be some slippery trails and you need to walk carefully to avoid slipping off some boulders. …

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Do’s and Dont’s in the Jungle

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Do’s:   Dress Right: Comfortable attire is a must. Sometimes, you have to walk on uneven terrain, so wearing jeans or such makes it harder to walk. You need to wear clothes that cover your legs in case of some shrubs or thatches that can cause small injury and insects’ bites. Jungle is also the home of leeches, covering your legs and wear socks to prevent yourself from donating your much needed blood to the bloodsucker. To avoid mosquito bites, …

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