Charming Sibu – A Gateway To Central Sarawak

| Estimated reading time: 14 minutes
  Positioned as the main gateway to Central Sarawak and the largest port and commercial centre in the Rejang basin, Sibu is a thriving modern town that will charm you with its historical and cultural heritage, vibrant food scenes and beautiful waterfront life. Although Sibu may not always be the first choice of destination when it comes to visiting Sarawak, the unique charms of Sibu town that it is a down-to-earth place filled with...

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STB maintains energy in engaging with Asia Pacific Region market in AVIAREPS Virtual Expo 2022 (AAVE)

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
  Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) along with 5 local travel and tour operators began participating in AVIAREPS APAC virtual expo 2022 (AAVE) at Grand Margherita Hotel, Kuching from 8th- 9th March 2022. The 5 local travel and tour operators are CPH Travel Agencies (S) Sdn Bhd, Cat City Holidays Sdn Bhd, Brighton Tours and Travel Sdn Bhd, Paradesa Borneo (One Wayang Sdn Bhd) and Hemisphere Corporation Sdn Bhd. The AVIAREPS APAC Virtua...

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10 Things To Do In Sarawak

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1. EAT LAKSA SARAWAK & KOLO MEE THE two favourite signature breakfast meals of Kuching are without a doubt Laksa Sarawak and Kolok Mee.  A visitor to Sarawak cannot leave without having a taste of these two iconic dishes. Ranked the No. 1 Food in Asia by TasteAtlas and dubbed as ‘The Breakfast of the Gods’ by the late Anthony Bourdain, Sarawak Laksa consists of vermicelli rice noodles soaked in a spicy-sour shrimp-based broth made from ...

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Introducing Sarawak Jungle Food

| Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
Sarawakian jungle food made the way it is supposed to be The natural resources of the rainforests are a source of livelihood for the natives of Sarawak, and people back in the old days came up with various cooking methods and jungle food which are still put to practice to this day. Sarawakian ethnic tribes would utilize any resources found in their surroundings and nature to use as cooking tools and food sources. The jungle can litera...

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A Look At Sarawak Forts

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A brief look at Sarawak Forts, Sarawak's first line of defence during the British colonial reign The Brooke dynasties have long relinquished their reign over Sarawak but their influence and presence during the early formative years of the land of the hornbills is still evident today. They played a significant role in the history and shaping of Sarawak. For instance, some of the current ordinances and regulations of the state are carried...

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Sail through the rivers of Mukah

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Sarawakians pride themselves on living in a land of wonder and excitement, where endless experiences await those who dare to come. There is so much to do in Sarawak besides spending your weekend in Kuching strolling by the waterfront. Let us explore the rivers of Mukah. Enter Mukah, the deceivingly sleepy capital of Mukah division. This central region is located along the coast of Sarawak. It is also commonly associated with Pesta Kaul (Ka...

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