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Penang
Things to Do in Penang, Malaysia
Penang is an island which lies just off the coast of northern Malaysia. It’s a fascinating place, encompassing a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian architecture, culture... Read More »
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Discovering the Flavours of Malaysia with Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia: A land of wonderful wildlife, incredible landscapes, magnificent temples, and of course, sensational street food. If you’re a foodie at heart, it’s... Read More »
Kuala Lumpur
A Guide to Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, is a vibrant and modern city boasting a fascinating combination of both heritage and innovation. Every year, my family goes... Read More »
Asia
5 Places to See Orangutans in the Wild
Orangutans may be the largest tree-dwelling primates on the planet, but it’s not their size alone that makes them impressive. It’s a combination of this and their... Read More »
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5 of the Best Malaysian Food Spots
In the Southeast Asian food stakes, Malaysian cuisine often gets lost in the popularity of Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. However, it deserves its place alongside... Read More »
Asia
Your Guide to Exploring Malacca
Malaysia is one of the most diverse countries in South East Asia, a true melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and western cultures, but amongst this diversity, the city... Read More »
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A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling Malaysia
Malaysia is quite literally a foodie paradise. Anyone who has ever travelled to the Southeast Asian nation will undoubtedly have come away several kilos heavier than... Read More »
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Spotting Unmissable Wildlife in Malaysia
Malaysia evokes images of postcard-perfection. Think on it for a moment and no doubt your mind will conjure up pictures of breathtaking natural beauty, endless... Read More »
Asia
4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Malaysia
When thinking of holiday destinations around the South China Sea, it’s only natural to consider travel hotspots like Thailand, Vietnam or even Indonesia. But Malaysia,... Read More »
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Jungle and Tea in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia
I pushed my way through the dense, thick jungle. Vines were wrapping around my boots, while I could feel thorns, stones and sticks digging into my legs and arms as I... Read More »
Borneo
Visiting Turtle Island in Borneo, Malaysia
Turtle Islands are in the Sulu Sea just north of Borneo and between the Malaysian and Philippine border. There are three islands, Pulau Selingan, Pulau Bakkungan Kechil... Read More »
Borneo
What to Expect from a Trip to Borneo
You might have heard of Borneo, but you won't really discover its wonders until you experience them first hand, writes Lucy... Read More »
Things I Wish I’d Known before Hiking Mount Kinabalu
With its dramatic crags, plentiful flora and fauna and mist-whipped peaks, Mount Kinabalu was right at the top of my list of things to do in Sabah, a state in Malaysian... Read More »
Borneo
Barefoot Luxury: the Best Hotels in Borneo
The third largest island in the world, Borneo is also one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet; a place where you can experience luxury and nature beyond your... Read More »
Asia
5 Reasons to Go Wild in Langkawi
Many people (myself included) head to Langkawi simply to relax on a beach or unwind at one of the Malaysian island’s spa resorts. But after a couple of days of... Read More »
The Best Diving Spots in Southeast Asia
Beneath the turquoise waters and glittering waves of Southeast Asia’s oceans lies an otherworldly ecosystem teeming with kaleidoscopic fish and technicolour corals,... Read More »
Veg Out: The 10 Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians
This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia's blogAt the global dinner table, there are just some places a meat avoider should, ahem, avoid, reckons... Read More »
Asia
Ultimate Honeymoon Hideaways
Looking for the ultimate beach-side honeymoon? Look no further – here are our top suggestions for a relaxing and peaceful stay in the world’s most beautiful beach... Read More »
World
9 of the Most Luxurious Hotels in the World
Dreaming of the perfect getaway? You've come to the right place. At First and Business, we have scoured the world to recommend the very best luxury hotel properties... Read More »
Destinaton: Winter Sun - Top 10 Escapes
The following extract is taken from Flight Centre magazine The Experts, with photos as credited.As you reluctantly emerge from your duvet on a dark and chilly British... Read More »
Asia
Hidden heaven at Hotel Maya, Kuala Lumpur
‘Urban boutique’ Hotel Maya is a peaceful respite in Kuala Lumpur’s busy city centre, says Lauren Rayner.Stepping into my room on the 18th floor above Jalan... Read More »
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Paradise, Malaysian style
Travel blogger Jaillan Yehia was so blown away by Malaysia’s Pangkor Laut that she had to tell us about it. Now – if you need us, we’ll be en route to the... Read More »
The world's most photogenic places
Earlier this week we launched a fun competition to discover the World’s Worst Travel Photographer. We must admit, we knew there’d be some bad entries, but you are... Read More »
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Malaysia: the Jewel of South East Asia
Looking for incredible food, pristine beaches and awesome diving? Get thee to Malaysia for all this and more - without the crowds.When you think of South East Asia you... Read More »
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Video of the week: HD Timelapse South East Asia
In the past we have featured some of our favourite timelapse videos we have stumbled across on Vimeo on this blog, including 24 Hours of Neon by Philip Bloom. This... Read More »