Things to do in Cherating

Things to Do in Cherating

Cherating is situated in Pahang along the east coast of peninsular Malaysia. While it’s famed for its sweeping white sandy beach, there’s more to this laidback coastal town than meets the eye. Here’s what to see and do during your time in Cherating.

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August 25, 2015 by
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Sibu: More Than Just a Gateway to Batang Rejang?

At first glance, it’s easy to see why travelers to Sarawak might view Sibu as nothing more than a gateway to Batang Rejang. While it’s certainly convenient for those looking to access the upper part of the river, this quiet city also features a number of parks, a few fantastic markets and delicious dining opportunities, thanks largely to its predominantly Chinese population. With that in mind, here’s what’s worth sticking around for in Sibu.

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August 18, 2015 by
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The Best Shopping in Kuching

Main Bazaar by chipmunk_1 (CC BY-SA 2.0 )

The shopping in Kuching ranges from stylish malls to antique arts and craft shops, with most things in between. Whether it’s a brand new outfit, a unique souvenir or authentic street food you’re looking for, Kuching has a shopping experience for everyone.

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August 11, 2015 by
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Survivor Island: Visiting Pulau Tiga

Pulau Tiga - Survivor Island

Pulau Tiga’s modern-day claim to fame is being the first ever location for hit reality series “Survivor.” The cameras may have left, but “Survivor Island” continues to attract visitors to its shores for a variety of reasons. Here’s why there’s much more to Pulau Tiga than its reality TV credentials.

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July 14, 2015 by
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The Pros and Cons of Visiting Sapi Island

Sapi Island

Sapi Island is one of five islands that make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park, just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu in the Sabah region of Malaysian Borneo. Sapi Island is the second most developed island within the park, but is also small and can often get crowded with tourists at peak times. If you’re debating whether to include Sapi in your trip, here are the pros and cons for doing so…

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June 16, 2015 by
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Nightlife in Georgetown

Nightlife in Georgetown

Walk around the old streets of central Georgetown and you’ll stumble across an array of nightlife options, including bars, clubs, pubs, plus a number of hawker food stalls to feast at. In fact, the Penang capital is famous for its nightlife, with enough choice on offer to ensure you have a good night out whatever you’re looking for. Here’s a look at some of the best nightlife in Georgetown to keep you entertained when the sun goes down.

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June 9, 2015 by
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Visiting the Kilim Geoforest Park

Kilim Geoforest Park

It’s hard to talk about the Kilim Geoforest Park on the Malaysian archipelago of Langkawi without sounding like a cheesy holiday brochure. It’s true that this 100-square-kilometer protected area is a true stunner, featuring a landscape of karst hills with pinnacles of various shapes and sizes. It’s also home to a fascinating display of plant and animal life. If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure in Langkawi, a trip to the Kilim Geoforest Park is the perfect place to marvel at some of Mother Nature’s best work.

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May 19, 2015 by
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Bako National Park

Proboscis Monkey in Bako National Park

The Bako National Park is the perfect introduction to the lush rainforest and stunning coastline of Malaysian Borneo. While it’s the smallest national park in Sarawak, it’s also the oldest, not to mention one of the most interesting; it features an abundance of wildlife, waterfalls, secluded beaches, a rocky shoreline, and almost every type of vegetation found across Borneo.

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April 21, 2015 by
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Impressive Chinese Temples Near Kota Kinabalu

Chinese temples

There are some pretty impressive Chinese temples near Kota Kinabalu, particularly on the main road leading out of the city towards Tuaran. Here are three temples that are well worth a visit.

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February 24, 2015 by
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8 Must-eat Malaysian Street Foods

Malaysia’s cuisine is unfairly overshadowed by the limelight of neighboring Thailand — but the truth is that Malaysia boasts a diverse food scene that is worth your attention. From ethnic Malay dishes to those with Chinese and Indian influence, here are eight to hunt out.

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February 3, 2015 by
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