Endless food at the Kuching Food Festival

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Some of us eat to live while others live to eat. As we continue to live with Covid-19 in Sarawak, we are reminded on the importance of keeping ourselves safe by complying with current health regulations and precautionary measures. We can however look back at previous celebrations and festivals to remind us of what we have to look forward to in the near future. Introducing the annual Sarawak Kuching Festival and its main attraction - all the amazi...

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Welcome to Kuching, the Cat City

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The world has gone crazy for cats. From online videos to photo sharing sites, content creators are trying to capitalise on the popularity of our feline friends. Businesses are also trying to take advantage of this in the form of cat cafes and cat libraries. But did you know Sarawak has always understood the significance of cats in culture? Introducing Kuching, the cat city. Kuching - which is the Malay word for cat - is the official capital ci...

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Kuching Old Bazaar

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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

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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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A Sarawakian Bucketlist, Post-MCO

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With the MCO coming to an end, but international travel still way too uncertain, it’s time to explore Malaysia and in particular, Sarawak. Sarawak is unique in so many ways; so much so that even if you’ve been there before, we’re confident our list of beyond-the-usual recommendations will encourage you to make another trip. Whatever you need, Sarawak has a unique way of giving it to you. Whether it’s the thrill of river kayaking in the vir...

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Weekend Escape to Sarawak Go Somewhere Different & Still Feel at Home

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With MCO restrictions slowly being lifted, it’s now possible to leave home and travel to all domestic destinations. Do you want to spend hours in a car to visit somewhere that looks and feels the same or take an exciting trip that requires airports, planes and is a unique destination but still at home? Well if you miss the thrill of boarding a plane and exploring a destination that is unique and beautiful then why not take advantage of the...

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