Category Archives: Malaysia

Pushing for a valuable Kinabalu Global Geopark; Kan Yaw Chong; Daily Express

SABAH’S geological masterpiece Mt Kinabalu has been one of the biggest “Pull Factors” in the history of tourism in the State! But the drive is on in “pushing” for hugely bigger Unesco “Aspiring Kinabalu Global Geopark”…

Source: Pushing for a valuable Kinabalu Global Geopark | Daily Express Online – Sabah’s Leading News Portal

Penang high on retiree islands list; TTR Weekly

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“Ghosts are a big part of life in Malaysia”: Healing one year after losing my parents to COVID; Marco Ferrarese; Lonely Planet


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In Malaysian Borneo’s rainforests, powerful state governments set their own rules; Danielle Keeton-Olsen; MongaBay

Famed for its caves and karst ecosystems, Gunung Mulu National Park in Malaysian Borneo’s Sarawak state is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to more than 81 mammal species, 270 varieties of bird and more than 130 reptiles and amphibians. In 2018, a wave of protest erupted when the public learned that the Sarawak government had granted the company Radiant Lagoon two oil palm concessions, amounting to 4,400 hectares (10,900 acres) of secondary rainforest bordering the western edge of the park.

Source: In Malaysian Borneo’s rainforests, powerful state governments set their own rules

7 unforgettable things to see and savour in historical Melaka; Kaki Jalans; Free Malaysia Today

A trip to Melaka is far from complete if you don’t give these spots a visit.

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane in George Town, Penang; Teh Chin Liang; Dave’s Corner

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Lenggong: Rumah Tiang 16 And The Little Town That Could; Eliza Thomas; Zafigo

Of food, heritage, and mystery, the sleepy town of Lenggong is a historical gem. And a stay at Rumah Tiang 16 is the best way to fully experience it.The post Lenggong: Rumah Tiang 16 And The Little Town That Could appeared first on Zafigo.

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Malaysian Sarawak is home to nature adventures unlike anywhere else; Travel Weekly

To discover the Bornean state of Sarawak means taking the road less travelled. Here are a few hidden gems to carry with you for the rest of your life.

Source: Malaysian Sarawak is home to nature adventures unlike anywhere else – Travel Weekly

Taking a step back in time in historical Melaka; Khai & Amira; FMT

Once one of the top trading cities in Southeast Asia, Melaka is an eclectic mix of history and culture, old and new.

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A vibrant Malaysian island with a colourful capital – an expert guide to Penang; Paul Sullivan; Telegraph

Discover what to see and do on the Malaysian island of Penang on a cruise call into the capital George Town.

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Discover a New Palate at Malaysia’s Unesco World Heritage Town of Melaka; Nivedana Jalan; Outlook India

Melaka is the perfect weekend getaway for those with some energy to spare…

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What To Do in Penang – 21 Top Ideas; Stephanie Parker; Big World Small Pockets

Want to learn what to do in Penang – one of the food & culture capitals of Malaysia? Discover Stephanie Parker’s top recommendations for all activites, sights & tours here.

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PTNPk to oversee management of Lenggong Valley site; Ivan Loh; The Star

The Perak State Parks Corporation (PTNPk) will oversee the management of the Lenggong Valley archaeological site, says State Tourism Committee chairman Tan Kar Hing.

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Penang Bucket List: 15 Best Things To Do In Penang, Malaysia; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

Penang Malaysia was inscribed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2001, as this beautiful paradise offers a rich culture and natural scenery that attracts people.

Source: Penang Bucket List: 15 Best Things To Do In Penang, Malaysia – Out of Town Blog

Wildlife wonderment in Sarawak; New Straits Times

Shopping, sightseeing, savouring good food and having a whale of a time at the beach sounds like everyone’s idea of an ideal vacation, but a close to nature holiday may just make an invigorating difference. One can certainly find an abundance of verdant natural beauty, flora and fauna in Sarawak’s many parks and reserves.

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Stinky bean and Iban soup: sampling jungle food in Malaysia’s Sarawak; John Brunton; National

A foodie revolution is underway in this Malaysian state, bringing tribal fare, prepared by foraging the area’s forests for rare ingredients, to the fore…

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Guide to the Perfect Borneo Wildlife Trip; Carissa Gurgul; Ecophiles

The best way to appreciate the beauty of nature is to go on a trip, and Borneo should be on your list; it’s wildlife is astounding!

Source: Guide to the Perfect Borneo Wildlife Trip – Ecophiles

Natural wonders of East Malaysia; Time Out

If you love nature, make these sites within Sabah and Sarawak your next holiday destination…

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Travel Tips For The Eager Explorer In Bornean East Malaysia; David Bowden; Asia Tatler

Travel writer David Bowden heads off into the wilds of East Malaysia to reveal some of Malaysia’s best natural escapes.

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Sarawak’s Mulu Rainforest is Being Threatened by An Oil Palm Plantation, Here’s How You Can Help; Tara Thiagarajan; World Of Buzz

Over the past few months, an oil palm plantation located in the vicinity of Sarawak’s Mulu Rainforest has caused widespread concern among locals and environmentalists alike. The Mulu rainforest, part of the Gunung Mulu National Park, is Sarawak’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, and this oil palm plantation is rapidly encroaching into this land.

Source: Sarawak’s Mulu Rainforest is Being Threatened by An Oil Palm Plantation, Here’s How You Can Help

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