Malaysia

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Flag_of_MalaysiaMalaysia is a diverse and culturally rich destination consisting a thirteen states and three federal territories. From the sprawling metropolis of Kuala Lumpur to the thick rainforest jungles of Borneo; from authentic Malay long house stays to sampling the delicious cuisine options influenced by multi-cultural origins, there is a travel experience for everyone and every taste.

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Malaysia travel stories

Happy Merdeka Day

I am sitting in an internet cafe in Philadelphia, checking my email when I received a note from the Malaysian Tourism Board. I almost forgot, Malaysia has just turned fifty! So I wanted to wish all of my Malaysian friends (during my visit last year I had made a couple...

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Malaysia Everest

Right before I left for my visit to Sweden and Denmark, I showed up bleary-eyed and met Muhamad Muqharabbin Mokhtarrudin. Better known, thankfully, as Qobin, and as "the youngest Muslim, the youngest SE Asian, and the youngest Malaysian" to climb Mount Everest (During...

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Mount Everest Climber Now Bikes U.S.

LOS ANGELES – Muhamad Muqharabbin Mokhtarrudin, an inspired 25-year-old Malaysian man, will embark this week on an arduous journey few have attempted before. He plans to run and bike across the United States from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., starting Thursday,...

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Merdeka Day in Malaysia

LOS ANGELES -This August, come and be apart of the celebrations and happiness that Merdeka Day has to offer. Cap off an exciting Merdeka Month with Merdeka Day Celebrations on August 31st in the beautiful city of Putrajaya. Merdeka Day welcomes in Malaysia's 50th...

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Malaysian Mega Sales Begins

LOS ANGELES -- Get ready for the shopping party of the year! Malaysia's annual Mega Sale Carnival hits the streets and malls of every major Malaysian city on June 16, 2007. The Malaysian Mega Sale Carnival, happening from June 16 to September 2, offers discounts on a...

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Millions of Colors in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR – His Majesty the King of Malaysia will officially launch Visit Malaysia Year's Colors of Malaysia celebration this May 26 at Dataran Putrajaya. This year's theme – Millions of Colors, Millions of Smiles – reflects the joy and splendor of the annual...

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Penang

Penang, often referred to as the Pearl of the Orient, is one of the most picturesque and romantic cities in all of Asia. This tropical island lies in the Indian Ocean, just off the north-west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Penang received its name from the Pinang, or...

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Events Coming Up in Malaysia

Colours of Malaysia 26 May - 10 June 2007: For a fascinating glimpse of Malaysian culture, nothing beats the Colours of Malaysia celebration. This enthralling event showcases the best of Malaysian culture, craft and cuisine over an entire month. Delight in the...

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Getting in Touch with Borneo (video podcast)

Today Devin gets in the know with some folks at Malaysian Tourism. Specifically, focusing on the island of Borneo and some of the native culture found there. Don't miss the pouring of Teh Tarik (stretch tea), Borneo Native costumes, and target practice with a blow...

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Win a Trip Through Cathay Pacific

SAN FRANCISCO, FEBRUARY 8, 2007— Leading luxury international airline and Asia travel specialist, Cathay Pacific Airways, is giving away some great prizes including digital cameras and iPods during the month of February as part of its “Spot the Difference”...

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KL After Dark

My driver picked me up at dusk from the Bonaventure Hotel in Kuala Lumpur’s Mid Valley City area before heading off to Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower) for dinner. We then sat in Malaysia’s notorious traffic, driving along streets that meandered in a way that would make...

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Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur Package

(December 7, 2006) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia --- Designed especially for those who want more value from their hotel rates, Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur International Airport is now offering the Executive “Powerpack” package, for business and leisure guests alike. Featuring...

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Flag_of_MalaysiaMalaysia is a diverse and culturally rich destination consisting a thirteen states and three federal territories. From the sprawling metropolis of Kuala Lumpur to the thick rainforest jungles of Borneo; from authentic Malay long house stays to sampling the delicious cuisine options influenced by multi-cultural origins, there is a travel experience for everyone and every taste.

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