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Warning: Don’t Travel Here If You Love Chinese, Indian or Malaysia Food

It’s literally a melting pot.

Known as the food capital of Malaysia – Georgetown boasts some of the best Indian, Chinese and Malay cuisine in the entire world.

Mouth-watering treats like Dim Sum for breakfast, Asam Laksa for lunch and Chicken Tikka Masala with Mango Lassi for dinner have been perfected over hundreds of years and are served up fresh daily.

If you love a mix of delicious cuisine from a historic port town, then Georgetown is just for you…

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Explore the World’s Oldest Jungle! Taman Negara National Park…

Taman Negara National Park is the ultimate survivor.

The ices ages came and went, miraculously leaving the forest unscathed…

Volcanoes exploded around the world, never touching the dense jungle…

And even the destruction of human over-development hasn’t faulted this protected land.

The pristine plant and wildlife that flourished in Taman Negara National Park for over 130 million years, should be respected and cherished for years to come.Continue

Drink Boh Tea; Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

There is nothing sweeter in life than a cup of black tea, overlooking the maze of bright green tea plantations, covering the soft hills of the Cameron Highlands. This charming hill station will warm your heart almost as much as the tea warms your belly.

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands, named after a British surveyor William Cameron who mapped the lands in 1885, spans 275 square mile (712 sq km), is the highest point in Malaysia and is located in Pahang. It wasn’t until the 1920s, when the British returned to the Highlands to develop the fertile and cool mountain lands into tea plantations, a huge commodity at the time.

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Muck Scuba Dive; Mabul Island, Malaysia

Between fishing and tourism, the tiny island of Mabul doesn’t have a whole ton of extra space.  Accessible by boat, the island is small enough to make cars redundant yet large enough to house a handful of diving resorts.  Use this island as an exotic base for some of the best diving in Southeast Asia.Continue

Cast a Line; Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Bait your hook, cast your line, and play the waiting game.

When fishing in the South China Sea, the catch is often worth the wait.  What you bring home will depend largely on your fishing sites and how far you’ve taken your boat out to see.  You might just reel in amberjacks, marlin, tuna, or barracudas.

Kota Kinabalu Fishing

Some of the South China Sea’s best fishing can be found off the coast of Kota Kinabalu.  The Malaysian city, on the northwestern end of Borneo, has recognized the demand for chartered fishing trips and has outfitted its shores with a number of companies.

The services cater to the needs of the individual with trips ranging from three-hour bouts to three night adventures.  Staff on the boats will clean and prepare your catch and you’ll be ready to devour your spoils by dinnertime.

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