Pulau Tiga - Survivor Island

Survivor Island: Visiting Pulau Tiga

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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Sapi Island

The Pros and Cons of Visiting 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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Manukan Island

Manukan Island

Manukan Island is the second largest island of the five that make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park in Malaysian Borneo. Sitting just off the coast from Kota Kinabalu, it’s also the most popular with the Kota Kinabalu locals — and for good reason too. Countryside and beaches The island is covered in dense […]

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January 27, 2015 by
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Celebrating Chinese New Year in Malaysia

Chinese New Year in Malaysia

If 2015 sees you celebrating the Chinese New Year in Malaysia, you’re in for a real treat. Celebrations of the Year of the Goat start on February 19 and officially last for two days – although certain celebrations and events begin before this and will last for longer. Here’s how two of the country’s top destinations celebrate the most important event in the Chinese calendar.

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January 13, 2015 by
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Five Foods You Must Try in Kuching

Sarawak Layered Cake

If you ever find yourself in Kuching, you’ll find that the people there are incredibly proud of their home-grown dishes – and for good reason too. Kuching often gets compared to Penang when it comes to food capitals in Malaysia, and there’s plenty to choose from. With that in mind, here’s a list of the top five foods you must try while in Kuching.

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December 30, 2014 by
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