New Zealand’s biggest arts festival launched with a spectacular on-water display of the Pacific nation and its people.
The New Zealand Festival has launched in Wellington with A Waka Odyssey, an enormous celebration of the Pacific country
Forget Lonely Planet or The Guardian Travel, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s travel site Explore Parts Unknown is the one to read.
The site is inspired by CNN travel show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown where it
Balan-balan is a ghost of Sabahan folk mythology, also known as Penanggalan or Hantu Penanggal in West Malaysia.
Famous in Kota Belud, it is also called ‘B kuasa dua’ which means B to the power
While North America had the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1800s, other people in the Victorian era were rushing to satisfy a scientific obsession - collecting natural specimens.
This obsession for new discoveries and adventure brought
Our story on Crocodile Effigies is a two-parter. To learn about the significance of crocodile effigies in the Iban mali umai ritual, click here: Crocodile Effigies Part 1: The Iban mali umai ritual
Reptiles, from the smallest little cicak to
Everybody loves ghost stories, especially when they're familiar with the places where they allegedly happened.
While Peninsular Malaysia is host to infamous haunted sites like Highland Towers, Karak Highway and Villa Nabila, we have our
In days gone by, Ibans carried out rituals and festivals for all occasions. From celebrating the birth of a new baby to warding off bad omens, pest control was no exception.
While some traditions are
If you happen to be cruising down Sarawak’s longest river, the Batang Rajang and find yourself in Kapit town, your stay would not be complete without a visit to Fort Sylvia.
Built in 1880, Fort
Bintulu, once a sleepy fishing village on the island of Borneo is largely known today for its booming oil and gas industry.
What lies deep down in the seabed off its coast is not just
Pada zaman dahulu, patung-patung telah dibuat oleh kaum Iban adalah sebahagian daripada ritual penanaman padi bukit yang dikenali sebagai mali umai atau ngemali umai atau nambai umai.
Sebagai pengamal animisme, orang Iban pada masa dahulu