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30 Fun Things to do in Kuching Sarawak

30 Fun Things to do in Kuching Sarawak

Written by: Jyotsna Ramani

Kuching, the famous cat city of Sarawak, stole my heart. I went there as a volunteer for MonkeeBar which helps raise funds for Project Orangutan but soon fell in love with the laid back Bornean lifestyle. So much so that I had my parents visit, plus I revisited as press for Rainforest world music festival.  Here’s my personal experiences in the cat city and top 30 fun and interesting things to do in and around Kuching.

30 Things to do in Kuching City in 2017:

  1. Hike in Bako national park
  2. Look for Sea Turtles in Satang Island
  3. Enter the world of Cats at the Cat Museum
  4. Volunteer at the Monkee bar
  5. Get a tan at Damai Beach
  6. Walk along the Waterfront
  7. Hop on the Irrawady dolphin tour
  8. High Five the Cat Statues
  9. Stay at Fancy Hotels
  10. Bask in the Cafe Culture
  11. Visit the Quirky Upside Down Museum aka Rumah Terbalik
  12. Attend the Rainforest World Music Festival
  13. Gulp Beer in Cool Drinking Holes
  14. Orangutan Feeding at Semenggoh Nature Reserve
  15. India Street
  16. Check out the Kuching Mosque
  17. Bird Watching in Kuching
  18. Orchid garden
  19. Shopping in Kuching
  20. Sarawak museum
  21. Watch a Muay Thai match
  22. See the Famous Fort Margherita
  23. Loiter around Padungan Street
  24. Kuching Old Courthouse
  25. Buy Cat Souvenirs
  26. Try Local Food
  27. Be Mesmerized by the best Sunsets in Malaysia
  28. Stay Fit at Kuching Integrated Recreational center
  29. Meow Meow Cat Cafe
  30. Cooking class with a local

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       Indonesian hybrid airline,
       XPress Air aims to attract
       1,500 passengers for the return
       flight from Melaka to Pekan
       Baru within three to six months.

       Commercial Director
        Poernomo said
        it was the second international
        route for the airline after
        Launching the Pontianak, Indonesia
        to Kuching Sarawak sector in 2014.

       ” This follows the success of
       the two-way flights between
       Pontianak and Kuching,” he told
       reporters after the maiden flight from
       Pekan Baru arrived at the
       Melaka International Airport here.

       The flight had 26 passengers on board
       and was greeted by the State
       Transport,Project, Rehabilitation and
       International Trade Committee
       Chairman,Datuk Lim Ban Hong on
       arrival at 3.10 pm.

       Swadono said Xpress Air will initially
       Operate the flight using a Dornier 328
       which can carry 32 passengers
       Withfour weekly flights on Tuesday,
       Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 4.25

       The airline will consider using
       a Boeing 737-300 which can fly
       120 passengers if the response was