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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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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Sarawak in the Limelight

| Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
Puteri Santubong and Puteri Sejinjang. An endearing tale of two princesses. Of jealousy, of heartache, of rage. A tragic ending albeit only a famous myth. But there is more to the glorious land of Sarawak than its myths, folk tales and legends.  Sarawak has been in the spotlight for over a hundred years. Movie directors, TV producers, TV celebrities and authors have shown extensive interest in Sarawak due to its mystical past, ethnic diversity...

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A Responsible Traveller in Sarawak

| Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
A tourist experiencing Sarawakian longhouse hospitality & culture. Photo Credit: www.amazingborneo.com Your flights and accommodation are booked. Your bags are all packed. Your travel documents are ready. It is now time for that long-awaited vacation!  But wait, as soon as you arrive at your destination, your normal behaviour is all over the place and you start behaving in a manner that does not reflect the very essence of travel. ...

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Sarawak Beads – A Masterpiece of the Ancestors

| Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
Picture of "Aria" for illustration purposes only.  Aria carefully lifted the lid of the antique heavy brass jewellery box. It was old, rusty and had seen better days, but to her, it was a precious family treasure, but even more precious was the contents of the box. She took out a sparkling multi-strand. Intricately made from intertwined tiny glass beads, the beaded necklace looked as beautiful today as it did when she first laid her eyes o...

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