Endless food in Kuching Festival

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Can you handle not going out during the short-lived summer holidays in August? The annual Sarawak Kuching Festival is underway. What attracts people worldwide to this annual festival? Kuching Food Festival There are many events happening in Kuching, but one of the highlights of each year is definitely the food festival.  A dazzling array of food stalls in the lively food square, plus the aroma of food permeating ever...

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Little Known Secrets of the Beads of Borneo

| Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
From the Zulu warriors in South Africa, to the ancient Egyptians of North Africa, to the pilgrims of the Middle East or South America, beads have a presence in many cultures but the one commonality is that they have always been more than an eye-catching accessory. The story of the beads of Borneo is no exception. For many cultures, they were a currency, or perhaps a sign of faith, a symbol of wealth or a family heirloom to be treasured for fut...

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Bizarre wildlife found in the jungles of exotic Borneo

| Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
Ask any Malaysian what is the first thing that comes to mind when they think of Sarawak and we bet most of them would give you the same answer: Magnificent mountains, wildlife, age-old rainforests, beautiful beaches and colossal caves. This natural landscape allows for extraordinary biodiversity to exist while nurturing some of the world’s best-kept secrets… Or should we say, creatures? Most people have heard stories about the ubiquitous Hornb...

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