Category: Malaysia

Melaka, Malaysia: Discover culture and history in this UNESCO-listed city; Simon Willmore; Wanderlust

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The UNESCO-listed city in south-western Malaysia offers visitors one of the world’s most wonderful cultural sensory overloads…

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A look at Malaysia’s unmissable tourist hotspots; Times of India

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As Asian wonderland, Malaysia is a melting-pot of cultures offering travellers an experience of a lifetime. People visit the country to get an essence of true Asian culture. The Southeast Asian nation is dotted with some stunning architectural marvels (Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur are the tallest twin towers in the world), palaces, temples, islands, beaches, mountains and some spellbinding caves!If this has you wooed, here’s Times of India pick of top-rated attractions which makes Malaysia beautiful…

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10 top hikes in Malaysia for modern-day adventurers; Marco Ferrarese; Lonely Planet

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What To Do & See In Colonial Georgetown In Penang, Malaysia; Lauren Feather; The Travel

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Colonial Georgetown’s historic sites make it one of Malaysia’s most unique areas to visit – here’s what you can see and do there.

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Malaysia’s best national parks: A mesmerising menagerie of mountains, rainforest, and millennia-old caves; Cheng Sim; Lonely Planet

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Top 10 gems in Malaysia; Ngeow Yi Ting; The Star

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Klang Valley folks eager to escape the concrete jungle can explore these domestic destinations that will surely leave them in awe of nature’s beauty.

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A cultural melting pot; Chung Ying Yi; The Edge

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Penang’s capital, George Town, was listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2008. It was named after King George III and is one of the most interesting historical cities in Malaysia, with atmospheric streets lined with heritage architecture. The Edge takes a look at the George Town Heritage Trail, which highlights several tourist-worthy attractions.

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Exploring the Pinnacles of Nature at Gunung Mulu National Park; Priscilla Emmanuel; ExpatGo

With so much still uncovered, trekking expeditions in Mulu are an experience that many people from across the world come to enjoy.

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The cultural and historical significance of Old Melaka; Chung Ying Yi & Terence Tan; Edge

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A city rich in culture and heritage, Melaka is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Malaysia. From its humble beginnings as a coastal village, it would go on to become the setting of the glorious tales of the Melaka Sultanate and later, part of the country’s colonial past with the Portuguese, Dutch and British all leaving a mark in this Unesco World Heritage Site. The writers explore Old Melaka and its many historical attractions.

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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.

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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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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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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

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