Located on the east coast of Borneo island, Balikpapan is the industrial, commercial and financial center of Kalimantan.
It is the second most populous city in the East Kalimantan province of Indonesia, after Samarinda.
When it comes to picking the most 'health-giving' mountain salt for your clean diet, forget about Himalayan pink salt. Here in Borneo, we have our very own salt from the central region of the
For those who dream of an authentic adventure through Borneo, the Heart of Borneo Highlands Eco Challenge III will take you on a truly unique adventure where you can relive history, experience culture firsthand
SS Vyner Brooke started her service as the royal yacht of Sarawak. The Scottish-built steamship also worked as a merchant ship used between Singapore and Kuching.
However at the beginning of World War II,
In Sarawak, Batang Lupar is famously known for its tidal bore phenomenon where waves of water goes against the direction of the current.
It is also one of the federal constituencies in Malaysia. Meanwhile
Despite reports that Sarawakians and Sabahans were generally agreeable to becoming part of the Malaysian federation, then Indonesian president Sukarno was not happy.
He accused the federation of being a neo-colonial attempt by the British
The Sambas Regency in West Kalimantan Province of Indonesia is known for its beautiful and intricate weaving of Songket Sambas.
Songket is a type of fabric that is hand woven in silk or cotton and
Carl Sofus Lumholtz (1851-1922) was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer. His best known works were publications on indigenous cultures of Australia and Mexico.
In 1913, Lumholtz made his way to Dutch Borneo, which is the
Putussibau, the capital of the Indonesian regency Kapuas Hulu, is the last market town on the Kapuas river.
Located in the northeastern part of West Kalimantan, it is close to the Indonesia-Malaysian Sarawak border. It is
There are two varieties of ghosts in Southeast Asia renowned for hopping their way around, one is the pocong and the other is jiangshi.
They have different reasons for only being able to hop around: Pocong