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Interesting Facts about Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching is located in Borneo and the locals here often say that they are living in a third world city where cats roam the streets. Quaint isn’t it? In fact, Kuching sounds much like Kuching which means cat in the Malay language. Here are some more fun facts about the city.

Beach | Image Credit : Bernard DUPONT from FRANCE, Beach and Jungle (23847471645), CC BY-SA 2.0

The city

This is one of the cities in Malaysia where turning left when the exit is clear, this practice is gradually spreading to other parts of the country as well. The accommodation mostly consists of Bungalows and half-detached houses. If you are a visitor seeking a place to stay in Kuching, the city offers hotels like Citadines Uplands Kuching as well.

The people

The girls in Kuching city are known to be naturally beautiful. They are usually dressed in simple attire like shorts and a t-shirt paired with Japanese style slippers. Families in the city adhere to the policy – a car per person. Yes, once the youngsters have obtained their license they are given a car.

The roads

The roundabout in Kuching is one of the biggest in the country. It is nearly the size of one and a half football fields! Locations within the area are referred to by the word mile, for example, 3rd mile, 4th mile, 5th mile. Etc.

Things to do

Planning on visiting Kuching? Well, there are plenty of touristy things to do here. One can visit the beach and maybe try out kayaking here. Caving, trekking and mountain climbing are some of the best adventure activities here.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+