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Welcome to Sarawak!

Posted by James on September - 27 - 2011

Hi! Welcome to Sarawak! We’re here to show you all the sights, places, attractions and food of Kuching and how you can best plan your itineraries during your stay here. Whether it’s a one-day pit-stop or one-week sojourn or even more, we’ve pre-packaged them in the itinerary planner,  so you need only to choose which  [ Read More ]

The Iban longhouse of Lemanak River

Posted by James on January - 24 - 2015

2D1N Longhouse visit to Lemanak Lemanak is a river about 4 hours (250 km) drive away from Kuching along the main trunk road to Sibu. The longhouse is another 30-40 minutes by motorized longboat upriver along the river canopied by over hanging tree branches. A typical tour of this longhouse starts from the city and  [ Read More ]

Bidayuh Longhouses – Annah Rais vs Benuk

Posted by James on May - 17 - 2014

Comparision has often been made between these two traditional Bidayuh longhouses. Which one is better? As with many comparisions, there are both pros and cons on the villages. For starter, Annah Rais is  more famous and is all over the guide books and Benuk is not.  Also the former is a much larger community with  [ Read More ]

While this may not be one of the must-see attractions of Kuching, it is worth checking out if there are children in your entourage, for despite its name, this is actually a mini zoo with many interesting wild animals of Sarawak. Besides the hundreds of crocodiles, both large and small, there are river otters, porcupines, wild  [ Read More ]

The sea off Santubong peninsula, just a 45 minutes drive north of Kuching city,  is an exceptionally scenic place due in part to the backdrop of the majestic Gunung (Mount) Santubong and its unique shoreline of mangrove swamp forest and wetland. Though not having a craggy coastline, it has several islands, notably Pulau Satang Besar  [ Read More ]

The hotels of Damai/Santubong peninsula

Posted by James on March - 20 - 2013

There are 4 tourist class hotels on the Damai peninsula namely Damai Beach Resort, Damai Puri, Permai Rainforest Resort and the One Santubong Hotel. All are within minutes drive from each other and clustered around the Sarawak Cultural Village and Damai Sentral, a food court cum recreational area.   Damai Puri Resort Formerly known as  [ Read More ]

Kolo mee – The most popular street food of Kuching

Posted by James on November - 9 - 2012

This is by far the most popular street food of Kuching, in fact if ever there was a title for the signature dish of Kuching, this humble local pasta wins hands down, though many would also argue that the honour belongs to the other iconic dish:  Laksa Sarawak. But there is a reason why the  [ Read More ]

Top 10 Most Popular “Food Places” of Kuching

Posted by James on November - 8 - 2012

Kuching is a very spread-out city and naturally this means that there are many places where one can choose when it comes to eating out.  However there are some areas where many eateries cluster together to form an all-in eating place, that makes the choices of a bewildering arrays of food a little easier.  It  [ Read More ]

Lundu and Sematan – for unspoilt beaches and nature.

Posted by James on November - 8 - 2012

The beaches at Sematan and Lundu are perhaps the most beautiful in the whole of Sarawak’s coastline, and the best part is they are easily accessible from Kuching via an all-weather tar-seal highway taking only 90 minutes.  Sematan and Lundu are two typical small Sarawak towns where life is always on the slow lane, the  [ Read More ]

Kek Lapis Sarawak – A kaleidescope of Sarawak’s cake

Posted by James on October - 5 - 2012

If you are a cake lover, you will definitely notice, when you walk along the five-foot-way of the Main Bazaar of Kuching, that there are many colourful multi-layer cake packed in rectangle see-through plastic packing on sale by many vendors there. What’s so special about these cakes that make them such a hot sellers among  [ Read More ]

Orchid Garden

Posted by James on May - 16 - 2012

  This is a must-visit for flower lovers especially those entralled with orchids.  This Orchid garden is situated across the Sarawak River on the other side of the Kuching Waterfront. Take the small boat called “water taxi” at the landing facing the imposing State Legislative building, disembark at the jetty and walk for about 200  [ Read More ]

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