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Last day in KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Last day in KL

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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We did very little on our last day here in KL. Ben set the alarm for 8am and I went nuts when we didn't have anything to get up for! We eventually went for breakfast at First Cup Café (it's outside BB Mall) and can recommend the French toast - but ask ...

White Water Rafting, Kota Kinabalu, Brunei travel blog

White Water Rafting

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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Ok today is Monday and today we are going white water rafting; bring it on. We have to get up at 6.30am so we have enough time for breakfast (which I forgot to say is included in the price of the room too; self service) and my morning coffee so I can ...

Time for Tea, Puduraya Bus Terminal, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Time for Tea

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... journey is a little rough due to the mad drivers and very hilly terrain on the way. The Cameron Highlands is home to Malaysia's tea plantations and apparently brands like Lipton Tea use leaves from this region. The climate is cooler than KL due to the ...

I made it to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

I made it to Malaysia

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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Well, I made it to Malaysia, and its beautiful. I have been here before, but mainly for a shopping trip, this time I hope to see more of this country. I have treated myself to a hotel for this part of the journey, I don't think I could deal with just ...

Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Langkawi

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... show then began, this time the dialogue of a film without the courtesy of providing a picture.   We were welcomed into Malaysia with the sight of a giant concrete eagle and an intense heat. After the foreign driven tourist land of Thailand, it was ...

Leaving Malaysia...in a minivan, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Leaving Malaysia...in a minivan

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... Phil's sandals smelling like burnt popcorn). So, we started walking the 3 miles back to Ipoh; it got dark and the sidewalks in Malaysia are...inconsistent, which made walking on them a guessing game of "is that a piece of cement or a hole through which I ...

Back in Penang... and we can't leave!!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Back in Penang... and we can't leave!!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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So all the time spent of beaches in Thailand gave us plenty of time to think about our trip so far, and all the places we wanted to re-visit. To hell with the itenarary, we decided that it was time we started forgetting about 'where we should be and ...

Mid life/trip crisis, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Mid life/trip crisis

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... he dropped us off at the tower. It was great to learn a little about the area, history and identity of the country. Malaysia really is a multi-cultral country with a strong identity moving forward in the right way. While it probably has it problems and ...

You should never go back, unless its Malacca, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

You should never go back, unless its Malacca

A travel blog entry by piholland

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I don't think a trip to Malaysia could be complete without a trip to Malacca, its got bags of history and has managed to keep a old world charm in a country with a breathtaking ability to reinvent and rebuild its image in modern Asia. The outskirts of the ...

Taman Negara National Park - The jungle!, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park - The jungle!

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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When we arrived at Taman Negara we thought we had made a massive mistake. Back at the Perhentians hoards and hoards of people, locals and Chinese were coming the other way, heading for the Perhentians. Having been away for so long you lose track of the ...

Crazy KungFu, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy KungFu

A travel blog entry by zee

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... waiting for my flight from KL to Kuching, Sarawak, I decided to go to what Lonely Planet calls the "premier tourist destination" of Malaysia. Why is it so described? Not even the locals could tell you. The writer must have been on some really good drugs ...

Pineapple Express, Cherating, Malaysia travel blog

Pineapple Express

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... hope its a good omen and we will get the chance to join in. Local facts we have learned on the east coast of Malaysia; Malaysians love rice, noodles aren't common and are more enjoyed by the Chinese community as a result noodle dishes aren't really that ...

Me lika Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Me lika Melaka

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... we are lucky because if it were any hotter we might drown in our own sweat. The city is on the southwestern coast of Malaysia, and was once a booming port town, belonging to the Dutch and then Portuguese so it has some European flavor and heaps of ...

Chaotic KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Chaotic KL

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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First stop on our Asian odyssey - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We stayed in Chinatown amidst the markets, fruit stands, crumbling building and loud constructions noises. The markets were crammed with fake everything - designer watches, sunglasses and handbags ...

The first two weeks of Malaysia..., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The first two weeks of Malaysia...

A travel blog entry by sarah

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I wish that I could write of the deep physical and emotional hardships of travelling in Malaysia, stories of Phil and I battling through the cultural quagmire, desperately trying to make ourselves understood, begging for a bit of food to sustain us ...

Lots of bed and bread - that's what 'Auntie' said!, Sandakan, Malaysia travel blog

Lots of bed and bread - that's what 'Auntie' said!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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After the magical marine life of Mabul and Sipadan we headed back across to Semporna for the night and were delighted to find that the fair was in town. We headed off with dreams of candy floss, 'scream if you wanna go faster' rides and freak shows ...

Back on the road, Chinatown, KL, Malaysia travel blog

Back on the road

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Having spent three days back on Peninsular Malaysia in KL it's back on the road to Melaka. It's always nice to come back to KL but having seen so much more of Malaysia now I can see why people want to get away from the hectic city life. This country has ...

Another Night in Mersing - day 16, Mersing, Malaysia travel blog

Another Night in Mersing - day 16

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... of Chinese in this town over Malays.  None of the businesses appeared to be run by Malays.  This was our first realisation of the disparities amongst racial communities in Malaysia, which became explained to us in ...

Island hopping, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Island hopping

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... a comfortable five hour journey, we were literally chilled in the cool bus and enjoyed the scenic drive through the country. Malaysia is an interesting mix of old, new, traditional, poverty, affluence and modern commercialism. Some travelers seem to shun ...

Going to Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Going to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by paul

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Time to leave Malaysia and move to Thailand. People lately keep asking me "are you excited?", but I must say "no", I don't feel excited, just happy to be going to Thailand. At least that is the case until I board Thai Airways flight 418. I am greeted ...

Heading for the hills, Bus station, Butterworth, Malaysia travel blog

Heading for the hills

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The overnight train journey was comfortable enough, but I reckon the lower bunk is worth the extra baht - at least you get a window then and a wider bed. Unfortunately they were already bought up on my train as I only booked the day before. My 30 ...

"Meow" Museum

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Where else would you expect to visit a Cat Museum than in Kuching. Although my guidebook described it as a little kitsch I couldn't resist seeing the place for myself, especially as the building itself is quite interesting. The museum is north of the ...

The binge begins..., Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

The binge begins...

A travel blog entry by zee

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I left BSB with no little relief, both for my wallet and for the feeling that the crimes of my liver were not being duly punished, the latter being something I dealt with as soon as I arrived in KK. Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, is a beachside ...

High Tea High Up!, Penang, Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

High Tea High Up!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... town and has a real charm about it. There are lots of little markets dotted around the Historical district in amongst Malaysia oldest Buddhist Temple oldest Mosque. There are lots of little Antique shops selling some wonderful stuff and big squares and ...

Getting the Shits with Asia, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia travel blog

Getting the Shits with Asia

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... have never felt ill at ease in a situation on the road. I’m also not naive enough to think this is a utopia, Malaysia has a strong mix of cultures and only recently in history those cultures clashed, but the majority of Muslims I have spoken to ...

Spending the weekend in KL!!, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Spending the weekend in KL!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... (55 years since independence) and literally every building in the whole city was covered in the national flags. We noticed how patriotic Malaysia was in other places we've been but this was at its best in Merdaka square. The square surrounded a once used ...

Sights of KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Sights of KL

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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Having walked for many miles around KL, I have discovered many of the great sights there are to the city and I have not had a chance to cover them all so maybe will have to have a second trip here in the future. I will try and keep it brief as I know I ...

Penang  - my first Malaysian island, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - my first Malaysian island

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... Thailand paying double for tours/tickets when not buying from the company/station directly. Penang is the first island that I have visited in Malaysia, and it is vast. Here in the middle of Chinatown there is no way of telling that this is not on the ...

It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

It Ain't Half Hot Mum

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... do and see and all sites were linked by a smooth, quiet road network covering the island. We were pleasantly surprised with Malaysia's main holiday island but tomorrow we'd see how their capital city compared. Gazzy Too Spazzy & Sozza xx ...

Tea Time, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Time

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... out sounding like some strange mix of Malay and Italian with a heavy dose of Mr. Spock.  "Heya.. youuuu.  You likka Malaysia?  Whatever image that congers up in your mind is probably the right one.  Got a local bus out first thing in ...

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