Tag: Kuching

Shopping in Kuching, Sarawak: Part 1 – City Center

I often find people asking me “Do people in Sarawak still live in trees?”. Usually they are just teasing me but sometimes….you can just tell that they aren’t. Well just to clarify any doubts, we do not live on trees. In fact, Kuching is quite a concrete jungle that is only growing bigger and bigger.

Every year I go home, the number of new malls and developments are forever increasing. It is insane! But with that comes a wealth of choices. It would be entirely silly to mall hop when you are on holiday as some are just not worth wasting precious time on. Although if you consider shopping to be a sport (I do….) then by all means shop to your heart’s content. But if you are not into mall hopping, read on. I will tell you where are the best places to shop in Kuching and why.

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Sightseeing and Activities to do in Kuching, Sarawak: Part 3

Hello! I am back with Part 3 of the Kuching sightseeing and activities series. In Part 2, I promised that I will touch on more…energy expelling activities. So lets get to it.

Sarawak as a whole is well known for its eco-tourism. But sometimes, you just do not have the time to travel to other cities in the state – which is what happened to us. So we settled for activities that were within the Kuching vicinity and would only take 1/2 day or 1 day.

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Sightseeing and Activities to do in Kuching, Sarawak: Part 2 – Museums

Back with Part 2 today! If you haven’t read it, here is Part 1.

Today I will be covering 2 museums. There are other museums in Kuching but these are the those that we visited. The Textile Museum was closed when we were around and the Cat Museum….er, creeps me out . Statues and figurines of cats packed together in a relatively small space….*shivers*.

Anywho, moving on!

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Sightseeing and Activities to do in Kuching, Sarawak: Part 1

I am back with another post about Kuching. Today I will touch on sightseeing and activities to do. Everything recommended will be within the Kuching vicinity. My intention is not to write about the place but to give you all tips based on my personal experience.

As a local, I tend not to do any tourist activities or visit tourist attractions. However in the past 2 years M came back to Kuching with me so, I got to play host! Below are some places that we visited the last 2 summers.

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