We have often heard of Sherpas and Nepalese mountain climbers, but did you know that Dayak climbers from Borneo were often recruited by westerners during scientific expeditions?
These adventures took these Dayak climbers out of
Food has always been the best way to become familiar with a place, culture and its people, so I tried to sample every dish during the Traditional Food Festival held in Lanjak, West
During a traditional food festival in Lanjak in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, no preservative or artificial flavouring such as MSG was used in any of the dishes. This also includes the oil they used for
Even as a kid growing up in Malaysia, particularly Sarawak, there's a big chance you might have heard about the bloody interracial conflicts going on in Kalimantan between their native Dayak groups and the
On June 28, 1944, a horrendous war crime was committed in a quiet village called Mandor in West Kalimantan, Indonesia during World War II (WWII).
While some historians believed the number of victims were
The legend of how salt springs were discovered in the Krayan Highlands according to the locals
Long time ago, the whole area of Krayan Highlands was a thick forest. Then came a man who saw
When Sarawak was an independent kingdom under the reign of three White Rajahs, the then government carried a number of punitive expeditions against its alleged rebels.
These include an expedition against the Ibans in
Located at North Kalimantan, Indonesia, Long Bawan is a small town with a small airport which has become the only gateway via air to Krayan Highlands.
Looking back on its history, it was one
Some Malaysians might not know the name Osborne cracker, but most would definitely recognise the shape and flavour of it.
This oval-shaped cracker is generally made from wheat flour, vegetable oil, sugar, corn
Tarap is always on the list when comes to types of fruits you should try in Borneo.
Sometimes known as the cempedak of Borneo, this fruit usually shares the same fate with durian. It