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


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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Nanga Delok Longhouse, Sarawak


  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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Sarawak Regatta Promised to be the Event of the Year 2013


Sarawak Regatta was a boat rowing event that started far back in 1872 during the Brooke era. Now it is an event held yearly here in Sarawak. Watch as a number of teams row their boats along Sarawak River in order to win and be crowned King of the River. It is held at the waterfront in Kuching, the Sarawak Regatta are participated by hundreds of teams and in this year itself, it has made a new record with 400 …

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Let us Tee Off With MASwings Special Promo Fare


Let’s Tee Off With MASwings Special Promo Fare Have you picked your travel dates yet or are you still planning your destination? Are you looking for that affordable flight tickets? Well folks here it is! It is time to Tee Off with MASwings promo fare! . Let’s Tee Off With MASwings promo fare price are from Kuching to Balikpapan at RM 99, Kuching to Pontianak at RM 160, and Kuching to Bandar Seri Begawan at RM 145! . You may …

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The colourful Satok market in Kuching Sarawak


Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak, is famous for its laid-back atmosphere, friendly inhabitants and historical buildings. One place you should go to in Kuching is the amazing Satok Market that offers a variety of goods on sale that will absolutely thrill you to no end. Satok Market in Kuching, or known as Pasar Satok in the local Malay language, is at Jalan Satok. Satok Market in Kuching has long been a part of this city’s urban and social landscape …

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Sarawak Cultural Village: What it means to be a Living Museum


Sarawak Cultural village was not called the “Living Museum” for nothing; and the Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching, Sarawak, was one award-winning living museum that could talk and dance for you. It was where you could literally walk into ethnic homes and experienced in person the rich and different cultures of Sarawak, Borneo. Located 35 kilometres from the city of Kuching, Sarawak, the Sarawak Cultural Village beckoned to visitors to feel, see and hear the “realness” and “aliveness” of the place. The …

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An Overnight in Lemanak Longhouse Sarawak


A one-night stay in the Lemanak Iban Longhouse offers a magical experience for visitors into Sarawak, who probably had never sensed the feel of traditional way of life before. During the visit there, visitors can experience the atmosphere of the Iban traditional life, taking pleasure in their food and delicacies, and of course enjoying the friendliness and welcoming arms of the people in the longhouse. For the trip, visitors should be prepared by bringing with them a small travelling bag, …

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Gawai Special Package General Info by Tourism Malaysia


A new cultural tour package called Gawai Special Package has been developed to encourage local and foreign tourists to visit Sarawak during the festival to experience the unique Dayak culture, in conjunction with the celebration of Gawai Dayak Day (Harvest Festival). Tourism Malaysia Sarawak Office, Sarawak Tourism Board, Sarawak Convention Bureau and Sarawak Cultural Village have teamed up to develop the ground-breaking tourism product. It is hoped that the special package will help to diversify Sarawak’s tourism products, attract tourists …

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Indonesian riders dominate Matang FAC Highway Cycling Race


KUCHING: Riders from neighbouring West Kalimantan dominated the Matang FAC Highway Cycling Race organized by Sarawak Cycling Association (PBS) yesterday. Fito Bakdo Prilanji of West Kalimantan’s VKool MS Motor team won the Men’s Open 100km race. Fito broke away from the main group as he sprinted to the finish line followed by his teammate and compatriot Agus Apriyanto in second place. Bruneian Mohd. Rukhzaidin of team Geotrax Brunei took the last podium finish. BATTLED:Matang FAC Highway Cycling Race participants compete …

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Cycling campaign receives overwhelming support


GETTING READY: Participants making their way to the starting point. KUCHING: The city’s bid to become a cycling-friendly city received a huge boost yesterday following a strong turnout at the launch of its inaugural ‘Let’s Share The Road’ cycling safety campaign. More than 550 cycling enthusiasts took part in the campaign which had a ‘fun and joyride’ concept that took them around the city to promote cycling safety awareness. It was organised by the two city councils of Kuching North …

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