Sibu Celebrates their Diversities through Borneo Cultural Festival

The Borneo Cultural Festival, or mostly recognized as BCF, is an annual week-long event organized by Sibu Municipal Council in Sarawak. It is a festival of food, music and dance, celebrating the diverse cultural background of Sibu community such as Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu, Malay, Melanau and Chinese.  The abundance cultural heritage in Sarawak comprises of multiracial beliefs and habits making the state unique.  The key objective of this event is to endorse the “Beauty in Ethnic Diversity” within Borneo …

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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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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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Sarawak Regatta Promised to be the Event of the Year 2013

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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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Top 10 Reasons To Travel This Year

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Instead of giving you the norms such as what to do and not to do, where to go, and your typical travel tip and hints, this article will give you a better insight on the 10 good reasons on why you must travel this year. Hopefully this will make up your mind after reading it. 1.    Be greedy. Warren Buffet puts it in a very simple term. “Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful.” …

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The colourful Satok market in Kuching Sarawak

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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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Why Niah Caves, one of the oldest human settlements in Sarawak, is worth a visit

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Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is located within the Niah National Park. What is so special about Niah Caves in Miri? The Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is one of the worlds’ important archaeological sites. The Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is home to one of the oldest human settlements in the world. Archaeologist discovered this ancient Stone Age settlement in 1954. The sights of Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak are something that you should not miss out. The Niah …

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Enjoying three days of Magic Mulu

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A great weekend getaway is on offer in Mulu National Park, especially for those not in a hurry and for families, corporate teambuilding training and of course, also for those in romantic mood, in search of adventure discovery. Newlyweds who wish to enjoy their time among nature and the geological wonders of Mulu can pick this type of getaway as a mini-honeymoon too! The three days and two nights in Gunung Mulu National Park can be a perfect leave for …

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Show Caves of Mulu

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Sarawak Borneo’s Mulu National Park holds some of the largest and most remarkable caves in the world and the Show Caves of Mulu is not something to be missed for nature lovers and adventurers alike. The Show Caves of Mulu is widely regarded as Sarawak’s top attraction and is a Unesco-listed site. All four of the Show Caves in the Park were moulded by the action of water dissolving the limestone and by the force of powerful rivers flowing through them, each with …

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Wallet-friendly tips when travelling to Sarawak

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  Planning to visit Sarawak? Low on budget? Check out our wallet friendly tips for you.   Various homestay programmes are available here in Sarawak, Borneo such as the Annah Rais Longhouse, Kampung Benuk Homestay, Lemanak Iban Longhouse and many others where you get to experience life like a local. The prices are cheap and it covers accommodation and meals. Living in someone’s home will automatically immerse you deeper into the community, while saving you cash. Often you’ll glean an …

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