A Visit To Serikin Border Market

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Having been around for almost 20 years, the Serikin town border market is truly one of Kuching’s local hidden gems. My first visit here was back in 2010 and as a local, I was quite surprised that a market of this calibre existed just our of Kuching city. A recent trip back to the Serikin Border Market in October 2017 was even more exciting as I had looked forward to coming back once again, to see if there had been any changes, and to my surpri...

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The Megaliths of the Bario Highlands

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During my many visits to the Bario Highlands in northern Sarawak, I always love trekking and exploring this beautiful place as there is so much nature to absorb. At some of the trekking trails, you will come across massive man made stone structures or even stone carvings. The man made structures or carvings are called Megaliths, which date back thousands of years and is an incredible sight when you stand next to them. One of the most popular m...

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Visiting Merarap Hot Spring Lodge in Lawas

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For the adventurer, there is a hot spring lodge located deep in the Lawas district in northern Sarawak. Operated by a local Sarawakian, this very rustic and basic lodge can only be accessed via 4WD. From the town of Lawas, it is around 70 kilometers drive through old logging roads and thick secondary rainforest. Once here, the warm Lun Bawang hospitality is seen as the owner is very passionate about his place. The natural hot spring water is p...

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Turtle Volunteering in Sarawak

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For those who are into volunteer tourism, the Talang Satang National Park in Sarawak offers a unique Sea Turtle Volunteer Program that is managed by S...

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Aiman Batang Ai Longhouse Resort

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One of the most unique and exclusive resorts found in Sarawak is none other than the Aiman Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, which is located near Batang Ai National Park.  This special resort Is one of a kind, as it emulates the traditional Iban longhouse. The beautiful thing is that there are no other resorts found in the national park, making this the only luxurious resort here. Those looking for a pure nature and adventure getaway, this reso...

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Kuching Tourism Attraction – Irrawaddy Dolphin & Mangrove Swamp Cruise

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30 Fun Things to do in Kuching Sarawak

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Written by: Jyotsna Ramani Kuching, the famous cat city of Sarawak, stole my heart. I went there as a volunteer for MonkeeBar which helps raise funds for Project Orangutan. Then, I fell in love with the laid back Bornean lifestyle. So much so that I had my parents visit. Plus, I revisited as press for Rainforest World Music Festival.  Here's my personal experiences in the cat city and top 30 fun and interesting things to do in and around Kuc...

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Miri, A National Park Gateway in Sarawak

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Miri is a resort city located in the northwest of Sarawak which borders the Kingdom of Brunei Darussalam and also the gateway to Sabah. While many may have not head of this resort city in Borneo, Miri is home to some amazing national parks of Sarawak. The charm of Miri lies in the location where it is also one of the gateways to the Mulu National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors need to fly to Mulu from Miri or Kuching. Ot...

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Lamin Dana, a Melanau Heritage Waiting To Be Discovered

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In the outskirts of Sibu in central Sarawak lies one of the interesting ethnic lodges of the Melanau tribe in Sarawak Borneo.  Called Lamin Dana, this unique lodge is located in the village of Kampung Telian, which is in the Mukah district. Built traditionally to resemble the Melanau Tallhouse, the owners have converted this lodge into one of central Sarawak’s must-visit places. The lodge sits along the Telian River, which is in the heartland ...

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Cruise Ship Insignia at Senari Port Kuching

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Sarawak Best Travel Destination for Nature

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Bako National Park: what to do in one day?

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Written by: Maartje from Quokka Travel Bako National Park is conveniently situated, just 40 km from Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. This makes Sarawak's smallest National Park perfect for a day trip for nature lovers. Bako NP has 18 beautiful hiking trails of different length and is home to many flora and fauna species. Make sure you will spot the famous proboscis monkey, the shy silvered leaf monkeys and the bearded pigs. Your day trip to Ba...

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