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Sarawak Cultural Village

As the largest state in Malaysia, it takes more than a couple of visits there to get to know the people. Therefore, to get a real taste of Borneo, it is highly recommended to check out Sarawak Cultural Village, where within the grounds of the Village, one gets a real feel of all the ethnics ... continue reading »

Bako heritage tourism Sarawak

Mention Bako in Kuching and most people would think of Bako National Park. Not surprisingly, as the national park is the oldest in Sarawak. It is also one of the smallest national parks in the state, yet one of the most interesting! Therefore, it is little wonder that the jetty terminal in Kampung Bako where boats ... continue reading »

Kampung Mongkos Bidayuh village Sarawak

One of the few authentic Bidayuh longhouses that is open to tourists is this one in Kampung Mongkos, District of Serian in Sarawak. Visitors to the longhouse have to participate in the "Mipis" ritual before entering the house. It is a ceremony to chase away unseen evil spirits. Ritual dancers curb the spirits from harming their ... continue reading »

Homestay Kampung Melayu Tebakang Serian

About sixty kilometres away from Kuching in the District of Serian is this quiet Malay village called Tebakang. However, under its homestay programme where 19 homes participate in, the village could be teeming with tourists, particularly during Summertime in the West when most people would take a lengthy break. You may wonder what occupies their time here. ... continue reading »

The Haven Luxury Resort Hotel Ipoh

With the official opening of The Haven Luxury Resort Hotel Suites comprising 150 suite units, this multiple award-winning property has been elevated to become the most attractive vacation destination of luxury 5-star accommodation, food and services in Ipoh. The suites range in size from 868 sq. ft. to 2072 sq. ft. and are managed by Best ... continue reading »

YOU Wings inaugural flight launch

Today's post serves as an easy reference for travellers from Ipoh who would like to enjoy the convenience of flying directly from the Ipoh airport. The aviation industry here is definitely growing and there are four airlines serving this airport. Nevertheless, I feel that the companies are still trying to gain a firmer footing in the ... continue reading »

Medan Kidd Perak Transit bus routes schedules

Today's post is a reference point for anyone who is planning to take the public bus, either around Ipoh city or within Perak. All buses start from the Medan Kidd Bus Station (except for Routes 22, 67, 68, 69, 70 & 99). Yes, it is still operating! If you have enquiries, do leave a comment below. List ... continue reading »

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