Nicknamed Pearl of the Orient, Penang is one of Malaysia’s preferred destinations, especially for its rich heritage. Our recent visit to the Island state took us to some of its iconic places of interest, all of them steeped in history of Penang’s colourful past.
We all know that Sabah is haven to many natural wonders and attractions such as the Prosboscis Monkey and one of the highest peaks in Southeast Asia, Mount Kinabalu. Why not try something else like boarding on North Borneo Cruises instead?
Sematan has its own allure that keeps people coming back, such as its laid-back lifestyle in remote villages, picturesque beaches and friendly communities. Undeniably, its main attractions are the undisturbed wildlife and protected nature. If you are looking for a short getaway, Sematan is perfect as it has plenty of offerings for your summer holiday in the sun, away from the bustles.
Sibu is not necessarily the first location of choice for most tourists itching to visit Sarawak, but it is a charming city with a vibrant food scene, historical and cultural heritage that is worth the visit. Check out these top things to do in Sibu that you’ll surely enjoy!
When Miri is mention, the first thing that comes to mind for sure is petroleum. However, Miri is blessed with more than just oil wealth but also jaw-dropping gigantic caves, long stretch of beach coastline and coral reefs. There’s just so much to do in Miri!
Kuching is not a place you come to ‘just visit’. Intimate, laid-back, rich in history and natural Borneoan rainforests, it is no wonder that this city is so alluring for travellers seeking balance from life’s constant mad rush. Besides, its people are so diverse that a multitude of experiences can be so contrasting and fascinating that one needs to experience Kuching themselves to personally savour the moment.
In between Sibu and Miri, you will find Bintulu a laid-back industrial town famed for producing most of Malaysia’s Liquiefied Natural Gas (LNG) supply. But that’s not all there is to Bintulu, because there are so much more to discover across this beautiful coastal town.
From a fishing village with some 14,000 inhabitants back in the 1970s to becoming a prosperous industrial town with its people enjoying an increasingly healthy and quality life, Bintulu’s story of growth is nothing short of remarkable.
I woke up to an unfamiliar sight, wondering what lay ahead as I watched the mist slowly lifting over Mataram. The milky white blanket of minute water droplets seemed as…