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Borneo Jazz Festival 2019 - All You Need To Know

This year marks the 14th year that the Borneo Jazz Festival is being held in Miri, Sarawak, and is also the second time that the event is taking place at Coco Cabana by the Esplanade. The Borneo Jazz Festival is one of Malaysia's pioneer jazz festivals that has seen over hundreds of jazz musicians from all over the world perform here in Miri. Borneo Jazz 2019 also takes place from 19th to 21st July, which will see numerous local and international artist take stage for the 14th year.  ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Sabah, Borneo, Airasia, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia Music Festivals, Sarawak Music Festivals, Marina Bay, Malaysia Asia


Bakelalan Bird Watching Trip Report

One of the few places that has been getting some bird watching attention is no other than the highland village of Bakelalan in Sarawak, Borneo. For the serious bird watchers, this is my Bakelalan bird watching trip report, done in November 2018.  First of all, Bakelalan or Ba'Kelalan is a Lun Bawang tribe village, located in the northeast highlands of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is also in the district of Lawas, which can be easily accessed from Kota Kinabalu in Sabah or Miri in Sarawak. Ge...
Tags: Travel, House, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Sabah, Borneo, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Sarawak, Bird Watching, Malaysia Bird Watching, Malaysia Asia, Sarawak Borneo, Bandar, Whitehead, Sandakan


Rainforest World Music Festival Wins Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards

With a 21 year history for a music festival held in Sarawak Borneo, the Rainforest World Music Festival wins the prestigious Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards 2018 for the film and video category in Dublin, Ireland.  Helmed by the Sarawak Tourism Board, the unique music festival held in a rainforest was shortlisted as a finalist under the tourism and travel category for the 2018 Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards. The Rainforest World Music Festival or RWMF as it is commonly called, is also a...
Tags: Travel, Malaysia, Music Festivals, Dublin, Borneo, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia Music Festivals, David Jr, DUBLIN Ireland, Sarawak Borneo, Sarawak Tourism Board, STB, Rainforest World Music Festival, Sarawak Cultural Village, RWMF


STB launches new Visit Sarawak More To Discover Campaign Logo

STB launches new Visit Sarawak More To Discover Campaign Logo ( = || []).push({}); Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) launches the Visit Sarawak Campaign Logo with new tagline of More to Discover, ahead of its official launch scheduled for this December. The event was held in J.W. Marriot Hotel Kuala Lumpur a few days ago. We have not travelled to Sarawak for more than five years and we were excited to attend our first Sarawak Tourism Board event. At the event,...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Events, Austria, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Headline, Kuching, Sarawak, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Anthony Bourdain, State, Incheon, Sarawak Tourism Board


Sarawak More To Discover Campaign Launch

The Sarawak More To Discover Campaign for 2019 and 2020 was officially launched at the JW Marriott Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on the 16th October 2018 to media and tourism industry players from here .  A creative approach in tourism for the coming year, the Sarawak Tourism Board and also the Ministry of Tourism Sarawak came up with a simple and yet catchy logo for this campaign that is schedule to run for two years.  The Sarawak Tourism Minister, CEO and other VIP's during the launchin...
Tags: Travel, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Borneo, Miri, Sarawak, David Jr, Lun Bawang, Bakelalan Sarawak, Sarawak Tourism Board, Bakelalan, Borneo Jazz Festival, JW Marriott Hotel, Sarawak Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur What


How To Go To The Rainforest World Music Festival

For anyone wanting to know how to go to the Rainforest World Music Festival in Santubong, I have come up with this guide for your convenience. This includes various ways including self driving to the Sarawak Cultural Village.  The Rainforest World Music Festival takes place on a yearly basis, and is one of the most unique music festivals in the world which is held in Sarawak, on the island of Borneo. Often called RWMF in short, this festival attracts people from all over the world too.  ...
Tags: Travel, Malaysia, Borneo, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia Music Festivals, Music Festivals In Malaysia, Sarawak Music Festivals, David Jr, Santubong, Damai Santubong, Sarawak Tourism Board, Rainforest World Music Festival, Sarawak Cultural Village, RWMF, Damai


Matta Fair 2018

The Matta Fair 2018 will be providing more options for travelers and vacation seekers much more promotions and deals. Malaysia's largest travel fair is a annual event that sees over 100,000 visitors held during a weekend in Kuala Lumpur.  For the three days, you will see thousands of visitors visiting the Matta Fair 2018 with one purpose - travel. At the fair, you can find all kinds of travel deals, promotions and information for your next vacation.  With the rise of Airbnb and budget a...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Featured, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Airbnb, Bangkok, Malaysia Travel Fair, Travel Fairs, Travelers, David Jr, Matta Fair, Sarawak Tourism Board, International Hall, Malaysia Matta Fair


Where to go in Sarawak for 2017

Sarawak has always been one of the unique destinations in Malaysia and many have always asked this question of where to go in Sarawak, and for 2017, I have come up with this list of places to visit in Sarawak Borneo for first timers or regular visitors. Before I continue, those who do not know, Sarawak is the largest state in Malaysia and located on the island of Borneo. Sarawak is also known as The Land of the Hornbill, and is neighbouring Sabah, Brunei and Kalimantan. The only way to visi...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Brunei, Malaysia Airlines, Sabah, Borneo, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Airasia, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Miri, Sarawak, Old Town, Where To Go In Malaysia


Visit Sibu Year 2017

A Visit Sibu Year 2017 has been launched to attract more tourist to one of the lesser visited places in Sarawak Borneo where it is also getting to be known as one of Malaysia's best kept tourism secret. Not many people have actually visited this charming town in the middle of Sarawak and for those with an appetite, Sibu is one of the foremost places for traditional Foo Chow food in Malaysia.Sibu, a predominantly Chinese and Melanau area has been one of the important towns from back in history...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines, Borneo, Airasia, Kuching, Miri, Sarawak, David Jr, Sarawak Borneo, Sibu, Sarawak Tourism Board, Places to Visit in Sarawak, Places to visit in Malaysia


Things to do at the Rainforest World Music Festival

As the Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 takes place during the weekend of 5-7 August and at main venue of the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, there are quite a number of things that you can do around the Santubong area which requires some walking to the many interesting and fun places.  This list of things to do at the Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 is purely based on my recent years of visiting the music festival here in Sarawak and will cater to possibly anyone who is ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Southeast Asia, Best, Malaysia, Borneo, Kuching, Sarawak, Music Festivals In Malaysia, Padi, David Jr, Sarawak Borneo, Country Club, Arnold Palmer, Santubong, Sarawak Tourism Board


Why Choose Sarawak for Business Events and MICE

Ever since boosting the tourism profile of Sarawak in the last ten years or so, many local and international corporations and businesses still do not understand the full potential of this amazing state located on the island of Borneo, and as a frequent visitor to this culturally rich state, I will share my years of experience traveling around here and also on why choose The Land of the Hornbills, Sarawak for Business Events and MICE.  When you ask someone on the streets about Sarawak, the ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Unesco, Malaysia, Brunei, Starbucks, Mice, Borneo, Kuching, Miri, Sarawak, DMC, David Jr, Sarawak Borneo


Rainforest World Music Festival 2016

The Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 will take place from 5-7 August at the Sarawak Cultural Village which is located in Damai, Santubong, 40 minutes drive from Kuching city. This unique and special event has also been running for 19 years, and is Malaysia's largest and most interesting festivals to attend.Commonly called RWMF, the short acronym for Rainforest World Music Festival, the three day festival attracts over 10,000 people from all walks of life and also from around the world. ...
Tags: Asia, Featured, China, Africa, Taiwan, Ireland, Malaysia, Borneo, Ghana, Bali Indonesia, Kuching, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia Music Festivals, Music Festivals In Malaysia, Sarawak Music Festivals


Borneo Jazz Festival 2016

The Borneo Jazz Festival 2016 will take place in Miri, Sarawak from 13-14 May and at the Parkcity Everly Hotel which has been the home for this inaugural jazz festival. Tickets are also on sale now while for this year's BJF2016, eight local and international artist will take stage during the two day event.  Known previously as the Miri Jazz Festival, this is currently the longest running jazz festival in the region running its 11th year now and promising jazz fans an amazing time here in ...
Tags: Featured, Southeast Asia, India, Spain, Unesco, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Borneo, Miri, Sarawak, Penang, David Jr, Miri Sarawak, Sarawak Tourism Board, Brighton Beach


Bakelalan Sarawak

One of the most memorable trips I made was to Bakelalan in Sarawak and this was back in 2014. While some of you may already know where this place is, others may not have a clue on what or where this place is located at. Also called Ba Kelalan or Kelabit Highlands, this beautiful place is located in the highlands of Sarawak in the north east beside the border of Kalimantan Indonesia.The two main villages in the Kelabit Highlands are Bakelalan and Bario, both at an average 1000 meters (3300 fee...
Tags: Featured, Southeast Asia, US, Malaysia, Borneo, Kuching, Miri, Sarawak, Things To Do In Malaysia, Peninsular Malaysia, David Jr, Sarawak Borneo, Adan, Lun Bawang, Bakelalan Sarawak, Bario


MATTA Fair 2016

The MATTA Fair 2016 will take place from the 11 to 13 March and this year around, travel deals and packages are increasingly popular with locals and also foreigners. Over the years, the popular travel fair in Malaysia has made a huge impact with travelers due to the amazing bargains and deals offered throughout the three day fair held at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur. It is also known as the best time to look for Matta Fair promotion packages  and deals.  This year will a...
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