Why Bindi Is “Wild” About Sarawak…

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Wildlife conservation is a top priority for the government of Sarawak. The State is home to 22 national parks, four wildlife sanctuaries and five nature reserves covering a total of 710,884 hectares; offering refuge and sanctuary for many endangered species endemic to Borneo, including the orangutan, proboscis monkey, sun bear, brindled deer, dugong, Irrawaddy dolphin, sea turtle, and many more. Bindi Irwin is the daughter of wildlife conserva...

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Celebrating the Lunar New Year in Miri

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Chinese New Year in Sarawak provides the state with an opportunity to showcase its unique racial and cultural integration. This article highlights the festival in one of Sarawak’s major cities – Miri. Whether you celebrate Chinese New Year or not, being in Miri during Chinese New Year, is truly an extraordinary experience. It is one which exudes warmth, harmony, racial unity and rich traditions shared amongst the diverse local communities.  He...

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Discover Diving in Sarawak

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If exploring amazing coral reefs or shipwrecks from World War II are one of the things that float your boat, then you will be pleasantly surprised by Sarawak’s fascinating underwater world.  Kuching and Miri offer remarkable diving locations suitable for divers of all levels. Whether you are new to diving, your diving skills need some refreshing, or you are an experienced diver looking for a safe and local dive destination, there are operators...

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Sarawak on a Sketch Pad

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Whilst in San Francisco in 2006, after having spent an entire day drawing and walking around the city, Enrico Casarosa initiated the idea of a drawing marathon, which he subsequently named ‘SketchCrawl™’. Although drawing, sketching or other passions concerning creativity are often regarded as something done in solitude, Enrico felt that the concept would be more interesting if the marathon involves other artists and not just one individual. T...

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Off-the-beaten Jungle Treks in Sarawak

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Calling all hikers, nature, wildlife and jungle enthusiasts! Are you looking for a challenging adventure holiday that involves jungle trekking in a tranquil, lush, natural and timeless environment? If you are, then look no further than Sarawak as it offers many packages dependent on your capabilities but all inclusive of mesmerising landscapes; magnificent jungles bursting with diverse wildlife and flora and pristine national parks.  Jungle tr...

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A Sarawak Kind of Christmas

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Remember the final scene from the old-time favourite 1990 movie, Home Alone, when Kevin rushes downstairs on Christmas morning only to find his family was gone? Fast forward to the end of the movie and after all the adventures, the heartfelt moment when his mother returned home and hugged him before being reconciled with the rest of his family.   Home with the family. Isn’t that what Christmas is all about? Like all festive seasons, Christmas ...

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