There’s something about Malaysian cities. Georgetown and KL are both past winners of our coveted City of the Month award. But Kuching is arguably better than either. It’s the perfect size, nestled along a scenic river, full of delicious restaurants, and close to all kinds of cool jungly adventure places like Bako and Santubong. The accommodation is rad and cheap for Malaysia. And all the souvenir shops sell black pepper and weird multi-colored cakey things.
Not convinced? Here are some 1000-words for support.