Top 21 Things to Do in Malaysia; Stephanie Parker; Big World Small Pockets

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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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Penang cancels 2020 George Town Heritage celebrations; Audrey Dermawan; New Straits Times

The annual George Town Heritage celebrations and the 2020 George Town Festival have been cancelled to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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Melaka: A Spice-Infused Heritage; Chad Merchant; ExpatGo

Located two hours south of Kuala Lumpur by car, Melaka is Malaysia’s cradle of history. As photojournalist David Bowden shares, the port city’s multicultural melange of heritage owes much to the emergence of global trade and the popularity of tropical spices. If there was ever a destination awaiting a book to be written, it is…

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Great Value Deals In Penang When Booking Direct With The Wembley St Giles; Business Traveller

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Penang to beautify side, back lanes to attract visitors; Bernama

It is business as usual in Penang in the wake of the political crisis in the country as the state government continues with its development plans for the benefit of the people.

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Backyard Travel’s new tour spotlights “hidden” gems of Northern Malaysia; TTG Asia

Backyard Travel, an online boutique tour operator specialising in insider tours throughout Asia, has launched a new tour package offering an adventure into the northern islands, cities and rainforests of Malaysia.

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Taste of Malaysia: 8-Day Tour of City Wonders, Cameron Highlands and Culinary Traditions with Five-Star Hotel Stays, Malaysia; Luxury Escapes

 

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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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Don’t build more, fix problems first, Penang tourism master planners told; Yeoh Siew Hoon; WIT

The Penang Tourism Master Plan receives criticisms from not meeting needs of industry and travellers to “building more when we should be solving problems”.

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The fight to save Penang from proposed mega projects; Ian Gill; SCMP

Various local NGOs have come together to oppose construction projects in the Malaysian state, including three motorways, an undersea tunnel and three new islands…

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Penang govt to introduce disaster management plan for Unesco heritage site; Ian McIntyre; Sun Daily

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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..

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Penang closes out 2019 with another international accolade; Audrey Dermawan; Star

Penang ends 2019 with another feather in its feather-laden cap.

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Lenggong Valley, a World Heritage site, is in peril; The Star

Lenggong Valley is falling apart from neglect a mere seven years after it was declared a World Heritage Site, and is in danger of losing its Unesco status if nothing is done.

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Fantastic Heritage Destinations in Asia; Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj; CEO World

Out of all the continents in the world, Asia has something mystically beautiful about it. The way Asia preserves its history and heritage is something commendable. Naturally, the number of world heritage sites in Asia are greater than any other place for sure. Ranging from adventurous spots to places of spiritual importance, Asia has everything for the traveler. Here we bring the list of fantastic heritage destinations in Asia which you cannot afford to miss: Luang Prabang, Laos: Watch the colonial mansions, gilded temples, and saffron-robed monks collecting alms during the memorable stay here. A historic city located in pristine…

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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