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Island Hopping Guide to Malaysia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Malaysia is well known for its cultural and ecological diversity and this is reflected in its abundant and unique islands. From the borders of Southern Thailand to the edges of Borneo, Malaysia’s 874 […]

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Understanding Asia’s Unusual Thaipusam Festival

Travelling in Asia during a festival is guaranteed to be a highlight of your trip. Imagine street parties, festival feasts and a chance to interact with exuberant locals not at work. This is why we spent time creating this extensive guide to festivals and events in Asia, so that you can plan your trips with these […]

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Responsible Luxury: Best Nature Lodges and Eco-Resorts in Asia

What could be more enjoyable than a relaxing holiday in a secluded lodge, surrounded by fascinating wildlife and spectacular scenery? If you can have world-class luxury accommodation, that is both eco-friendly and supports animal conservation at the same time, then we think you are off to a good start. That is why we have prepared […]

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Contemporary Art Museums in Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand

Source One of the most appealing aspects of Asia is the extreme juxtaposition of its ancient monuments and primordial jungles, with the almost futuristic development of its urban centers. Any tour of the region is incomplete without fully experiencing both of these seemingly contradictory worlds. This is why visiting a great contemporary art museum is the […]

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Can You Travel to Malaysia During Ramadan?

This month 1.6 billion people around the world are observing Ramadan, including more than half the population of Malaysia. Today we’re talking about what that means for travellers and how travel to Malaysia during Ramadan can lead to some truly unique experiences that you won’t find anywhere else, at any other time. The underlying worry […]

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A Local’s Guide to Malaysia’s Peranakan Culture

Peranakan (Baba Nyonya) culture in Malaysia is perhaps its most colourful – but the least explored. Our local expert, Ramesh Manimaran, digs into the basics of Baba Nyonya culture and why it’s special! One of my earliest memories about Peranakan culture was at the family home of a school friend. Like any good Malaysian, what I […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Malaysia

Malaysia is home to two independent regions that bear entirely different landscapes and experiences. Our illustrated Malaysia travel guide for first-timers covers the best of both and how to make the most of each of them. Malaysia is the perfect Southeast Asian getaway for those looking for the best of both worlds. With the luxury of nearby Singapore and […]

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WATCH: Flavour and History in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What does it feel like to explore Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with us? We went behind-the-scenes with one of our travellers to experience our Kuala Lumpur walking tour from his point of view! We can tell you all day how delicious Kuala Lumpur’s street food is, or how spectacular the city sights are. Eventually, we just have […]

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Malaysia's Most Incredible Sealife and Where to Find It

Diving in Malaysia is often overlooked – but with its endless array of marine life and dive sites, it really shouldn’t be. We explored the depths of Malaysia along with its many creatures that call it home. Malaysia is not often considered as a first choice for scuba diving with locations like Fiji, Florida and Mexico earning the top […]

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20 Mouth-Watering Malaysian Meals Worth a Plane Ticket

What do you get when you blend the culinary charm of Thailand, Singapore, India and Indonesia into one? Some of the tastiest food you’ll ever find in Asia: Malaysian cuisine. These are our top 20 picks for dishes not to miss in the country! Malaysia boasts one of the most diverse food scenes in Asia […]

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