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FlyKLIA Travelling Guide: Sarawak, Land of the Hornbills

FlyKLIA Travelling Guide: Sarawak, Land of the Hornbills

Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia by landmass, being more than 15 times the size of Selangor. Even in terms of population, it is the fourth largest after Selangor, Sabah and Johor. That being said, there are many interesting places for all people, from flower gardens to jungle trekking. The local food culture is […]

Why your next holiday should be in East or West Malaysia…or both!

Why your next holiday should be in East or West Malaysia…or both!

There’s one huge perk to visit Malaysia: the many amazingly accessible tourist destinations. No matter what kind of traveler you are, there’s certain to be a trip to suit both your budget and preferences. Whether you’re a foodie, beach lover or adventure seeker, Malaysia has it all. Go on a Food Pilgrimage Penang is called […]

Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure tour

Things to bring when travelling to Mulu Park for your adventure tour

1.    Water bottle This is a necessary item even for simple trekking. It is easy to dehydrate during your excursion, so please bring plenty of water even though it may weight a bit more than you had wanted when you go trekking at Mulu National Park. 2.    Good trekking shoes There might be some slippery […]

Miri, from Cowboy Oil Town to the City of Beauty

The drill digs deeper and deeper until the earth rumbles, ground tremors, dark dense liquid spew out and the people rejoice. About a century ago, Miri became Malaysia’s first official oil harvesting site and sparked off the petroleum industry in the country. Since then, it has prospered not only in the oil industry but also […]

Sarawak Cultural Village : An Open Air Living Museum

Land of The Hornbills. Where Adventure Lives. More Than Paradise. The names given to Sarawak. And I concur.   I always believe that cultural village of any countries is good. As we don’t have sufficient to venture to all the country site and learn their history, culture, origin and ethnicity.   After going to a […]

Sarawak Dragonboat Regatta – Malaysia

Location: Kuching, Malaysia Asia Contributor Karen Gulliver Bot The annual Sarawak Dragonboat Regatta has been active since 1872. During the event, the Kuching riverfront comes alive with hundreds of local residents, as well as food vendors and craft sellers.  Dragonboat crews can range from as low as 10 to as high as 46 people. Boats […]

A budget guide to travelling Malaysia

By Lloyd Green Okay, if you’re coming to Malaysia to spend two weeks in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and the Perhentian Islands, you’re probably not going to do it on the cheap. But there’s also plenty of people who pass through Malaysia on their way north from Singapore en route to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. […]

Your Ultimate Malaysian Golf Adventure

Imagine teeing off from the perch of a mountain, across a jungle filled valley to a green nestled adjacent to the sea. Just you, nature and a strip of land so beautifully cultivated that your challenge of putting that tiny white ball in that little hole is no longer a part of golf, but an adventure. Golf […]

Kuching – Climbing Mount Santubong

Kuching – Climbing Mount Santubong Mount Santubong, on the Damai Peninsula, about 30 minutes drive from downtown Kuching, is 810m above sea level. Sounds tame, but looks can be deceiving, as after a fairly gentle gradient up, it becomes a serious climb, with scaling required where the grade can reach 75*, in short almost vertical. […]