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Malaysia is one of the most pleasant, hassle-free countries to visit in southeast Asia. It's buoyant and wealthy, and has moved towards a pluralist culture based on a vibrant and interesting fusion of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous cultures and customs. Malaysia's love of Western-style industrialisation is abundantly clear in its big cities. Aside from the gleaming glass towers of the 21st Century, though, Malaysia boasts some of the most superb beaches, mountains and national parks in Asia.

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Tabin Wildlife and Ladu atu

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 | By azariah | Views [6]

If there was any part of the trip that I was a bit disappointed with it was the day trip to Tabin Wildlife park. In lonely planet and on tripadvsior this is the part of Borneo that has virgin rainforest. However, it is definetley aimed at tourist ... Read more >

kota kinabangtangan

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 | By azariah | Views [5]

This is David Atenboroughs favourate place, and it is truely incredible. I would happily have paid to do this several times over.  We booked a private  2 hour boat tour down the river in the hope of seeing some wildlife including probiscous ... Read more >

Gambling with Mandarins

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 | By isabellaer | Views [11] | Scholarship Entry

For such a politically and racially fragmented country, Malaysians are all to happy welcome anyone into their houses - particularly to celebrate Chinese New Year. It is early February in Kuala Lumpur but the air is still thick and heavy - the wet season ... Read more >

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Surreal - Part #1

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 | By naddydaud | Views [4]

Neither of us could sleep the night before the trip. My brother, Nan, was having his night shift at work and even during his breaks, he couldn't sleep. While I was at home feeling all excited about it. We planned this trip about 2 months before. It was ... Read more >

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Phu-ket! Climb a Mountain!

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By jessb89 | Views [22] | Scholarship Entry

“Only seven hundred metres left to the summit!” Pingi, our tour guide exclaimed, with far too much excitement for four-thirty in the morning. The small man, going on at least fifty; with bowed legs and a smile full of pearly white teeth turned around ... Read more >

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By azariah | Photo Gallery


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sandakan and sepiolk

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 | By azariah | Views [23]

Its time to meet the Orangutans in the wild!!  We stayed at the forest edge resort which is jungle living in style.  They are log houses with comfy beds and ensuites, there is even a pool set in amongst the beautiful scenery.  The ... Read more >

My summit

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 | By mtkinabalu | Views [29] | Scholarship Entry

Mount Kinabalu ( Malay: Gunung Kinabalu ) is the highest mountain in Southeast Asia. It is located in Kinabalu National Park (a world heritage site ) in the east Malaysian state of Sabah in Borneo. Mount Kinabalu is well known for its tremendous botanical ... Read more >

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Kota KInabula

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By azariah | Views [29] | Comments [1]

First stop in malaysian Borneo!   It was a lot cheaper to fly here than straight to Sandkhan where the Orangutans are.     We stayed in a fantastic hotel called eden 54, as recommended on TripAdvisor. It was so god to ... Read more >

Kuala Lumpur

Mon, 7 Apr 2014 | By uhrlund | Views [37]

Busturen til Kuala Lumpur var igen med en meget lokal bus, så der var ikke mange at snakke med desværre. Tiden kunne så bruges på at læse lidt op på hvad man skulle se i KL og hvor det var billigst at bo. Da jeg ... Read more >

Cameron Highlands

Mon, 7 Apr 2014 | By uhrlund | Views [25]

Velankommet til Fathers Guesthouse kunne jeg så slappe lidt af i deres store loungesofaer med complementary kaffe og Highlands egen BOH te. (Best of Highlands) Her fik jeg sludret lidt med en Hollandsk pige, der varmt kunne anbefale et trek til ... Read more >

Georgetown

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 | By uhrlund | Views [25]

Hvor hurtigt kan jeg komme til Malaysia?   Smaa 4 timer efter jeg havde lavet mit sidste indlaeg fik jeg en ny ide, Malaysia! Jeg havde snakket med en Australsk fyr om mine erfaringer i Thailand, og han fortalte om sine i Malaysia. Det kraevede ... Read more >

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 | By russc_01 | Photo Gallery


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Kuala Lumpur

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By russc_01 | Views [51]

Our flight from Sandakan was one approached with a healthy dose of trepidation and fear; given that MH370 was recently lost and we had booked with Malaysian Airlines. On top of this there was nowhere in the airport to buy some stiff drinks and the plane ... Read more >

Photos: Semporna Archipelago

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 | By russc_01 | Photo Gallery


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