A Sarawak Kind of Christmas

| Estimated reading time: 10 minutes
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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A Bicycle Traveller’s Guide to Kuching

| Estimated reading time: 11 minutes
There are many unique experiences in the beautiful Land of the Hornbills, but one that few people think of or are even aware of is a cycling adventure through spectacular heritage sites, quaint, rural villages alongside dense jungles, mighty rivers and mountains often wrapped in a gentle mist. Not only will you witness Sarawak’s unique wildlife, nature and culture, you will also be able to experience a variety of delicious local treats along the ...

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Kuching Old Bazaar

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Hi Everyone, WE NEED YOUR STORIES. Kuching Old Bazaar was one of the first bazaars in Sarawak. The area has witnessed many changes over the past 200 years of its history.  They are gathering and writing the story of Kuching's old bazaar: the traditions, kinship and family trees, cuisine, lifestyle & festivals. The objective is to capture this valuable intangible cultural heritage so it can be recorded and become an important legacy o...

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SARAWAK TOURISM BOARD AND INDUSTRY PARTNERS TAKE PART IN LONDON’S FIRST VIRTUAL WORLD TRAVEL MARKET – WTM2020

| Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
Kuching, 9 November 2020 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) along with nine (9) local travel and tour operators will virtually take part in the the first-ever virtual World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global travel market held annually in London. After 40 years of having a physical event, WTM London 2020 is hosting a completely virtual event from 9-11 November 2020. The event, which takes place from 7am-10pm in London will concurrently all...

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Unique Themed Cafés in Sarawak

| Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
It’s Friday night and you have just arrived home after a long day at work. You’re thinking of grabbing coffee and a quick bite, but that’s when you notice the piles of dirty laundry in the corner of your room! Don’t let that spoil your Friday night because in Sarawak, you can go somewhere for a nice cup of coffee, perhaps with cake or a croissant, while getting your laundry done…how is this possible? By going to a laundromat themed café you can m...

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Sarawak on a Budget

| Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
You have numerous amazing memories of fun-filled holidays to far off places. You made new friends, you have the souvenirs, you are rejuvenated and recharged, feeling better than ever and cannot wait to go on your next trip. But then you remember the credit card bills and doubt sets in! Getting on a plane for an overseas holiday is great fun but there’s always a price to pay. And in these challenging times it’s impossible to go anywhere without...

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