The District of Lawas may not have all the things other bigger towns and cities like Kuching, Miri, Sibu and Bintulu have. But its rustic charms and pristine nature are what make it so special. Where its town centre now stands – ever growing and moving with the times, simple settlements once stood. And though modernity has extended its reach here, Lawas remains quaint, life is pretty much laid-back and the people are some of the friendliest you’ll ever meet.
Street art is a powerful tool with which to tell stories of anything and everything, such as those of communities living in certain places. In Sarawak, it is a growing trend that has seen the art transformed into creative works that inspire the masses with the positive messages they help to disseminate.
Pustaka Negeri Sarawak is like a wondrous realm of knowledge where one can easily lose track of time poring over mountains of books. But beyond that, it also provides plenty of public spaces for the general public to enjoy, such as Taman Pustaka. The park offers opportunities for recreation, fitness, and being surrounded by nature.
Sri Aman in Sarawak is famous not only for its annual Pesta Benak but its culinary treasures as well. Here are some of the district’s famous dishes you ought to give a try, and one that is worth stopping by for on the way to Sri Aman.
Escaping into the mountains on the Puncak Borneo belt in Padawan. Experiences the laid-back lifestyles of Senah Rayang, an outskirt Bidayuh village located 95 km from Kuching City.
Imagine the thrill of wild river fish feeding from your hands; you can even swim with them! At Kampung Long Lidung in Limbang Division in Sarawak, the village has been so successful with their community based fisheries management or locally known as Tagang System that these wild fishes have become so tame to even feed from your hands.
If you’re looking for some of the best nature experiences in Peninsular Malaysia, look no further than Taman Negara National Park. Sprawled across the states of Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu, this 130 million-year-old virgin rainforest promises nature lovers a wealth of unspoilt gems. From hiking to rapid shooting, there are lots of exciting ecotourism activities to experience at Taman Negara National Park.
Sarawak boasts numerous beaches that cater to every taste. Many offer scenic views and beautiful sunsets, while some are tucked away someplace hidden, perfect for those who seek serenity and solace. Whether you’re looking to go for a dip, getting that tan you’ve always wanted or simply sink your toes into the sand, these recommended beaches are definitely worth discovering for all you beachspotters out there.
Experience true Bidayuh hill lifestyle! Semban village located near to the Bengoh dam site, the real journey involves trekking uphill for about 4-5 hours, depending on your speed and stamina.
Kuching, ‘City of Unity’, is home to some of Sarawak’s most iconic eats. We took the liberty to put together a list of must-have foods when you’re in the State capital.