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Staying in an Iban Longhouse in Sarawak

The Iban tribe of Borneo are unique and special people. These are the former head hunters of Borneo but headhunting days are now long gone. More or less. Some groups of Iban still live traditionally in communal longhouses where dozens of families share a large covered communal area. These traditional longhouses are in remote areas, …

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8 Reasons to Visit Sarawak Now!

 Sarawak is a state in north-west Borneo, part of Malaysia. The Malay part of Borneo is sometimes called Eastern Malaysia. Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan are the three Malaysian states and federal territories in Borneo. The rest of Borneo belongs to Indonesia and Brunei. In times gone by Sarawak changed hands regularly before becoming a part …

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Malaysia With Kids

Malaysia is a fantastic destination for families boasting beaches, culture, wildlife, great food, and plenty of child-friendly attractions. It’s not the cheapest place in the world, but being in South East Asia, prices for family travel and vacations are moderate. There are 2 parts to Malaysia, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo) and the …

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Things to Do in Penang

Penang is a tropical state of Malaysia comprising Penang Island and a neighbouring portion of the mainland. When tourists, travellers or holidaymakers talk of visiting Penang, they’re usually referring to the island, which is where you’ll find a number of family-friendly tourist attractions and beach-side resort towns as well as the bustling and historic state …

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Kuala Lumpur. Best Family Accommodation, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is a wonderful city, in one moment ultra slick and modern, the next ancient, traditional and cultured. Its a city everybody should experience at least once and a city that many of us these days visit because of the great connections Air Asia offer. Prices seem low at the momen they’re lower than …

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Legoland Malaysia Review. Totally Awesome!

Legoland Malaysia outside Johor Bahru is just north of Singapore, in the far south of Malaysia. We visited with our kids, then 7 and 9, making a special trip south from Kuala Lumpur and Melacca, just to visit Legoland Malaysia and the Legoland Water Park next door. You will find honest reviews for both on our …

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Hotels Near Legoland Malaysia Johor Baru

By popular demand, here are our experiences of hotels near Legoland Malaysia Johor Bahru. We had a really good time at Legoland Malaysia and at the Legoland Water Park, right next door. You will certainly need an absolute minimum of two full days in the parks here, a 3 night hotel stay.  You could easily …

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Kawan Kawan Guest House Malacca ( Melaka) Review

Malacca doesn’t seem to be much of a backpacker town, most of the tourists we see are local and/or considerably richer than us, which isn’t hard. Maybe all the backpackers are in other districts rather than the Old Town. Finding cheap accommodation ( for a family of 4 in particular) in Malacca has been tricky. …

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