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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the capital of Kelantan, situated in the northernmost part of West Malaysia. The name Kelantan means ”land of lightning” in the Malay world and is often referred to as the “cradle of Malay culture”. It shared its border with the kingdom of Thailand, which makes this town a transit point between the two countries as well as a getaway to the popular Perhentian Island.

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Johor Bharu

Johor Bahru commonly called “JB” by the locals, is the state capital of Johor. The city is situated in the southern Peninsula Malaysia and separated by a causeway to the neighboring Singapore.

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Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital city of Perak and located in the rich tin-mining valley of Kinta. It is one of the underrated cities in Malaysia because people tend to overlook the city of Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Malacca. This quiet little town is a perfect off-the-beaten destination for a Malaysia trip.

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Macau

Macau is a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, located on the southwestern corner of Pearl River. It consist of a small narrow peninsula from the mainland province of Guangdong and the island of Taipa and Coloane, which are joined by an expanse of land that was reclaimed from the sea known as Cotai. Its name is derived from the Chinese Ama-gao, or “Bay of Ama”, from A-Ma, the patron goddess of sailors.

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Hoi An

(Last updated on 6 September 2022)

Located in Central Vietnam by the estuary of Thu Bon River, this charming Old Town of Hoi An is a perfect example of a historic district with a well-preserved trading port in Southeast Asia.

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Down South of Western Australia (Part I)

Time to take a break from doing all the trip planning and arrangement and now go on a tour in the southern part of Western Australia. After all, I am still going on a solo trip and all of my travel plans had been planned and pre-arranged, including meals, accommodation, and places to visit.

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Bangkok

(Last updated on 26 August 2022)

Known as “City of Angels“, Bangkok is a vibrant city filled with countless number of temples, historic sites, delicious street food, and modern skylines. A network of rivers is connected to the long Chao Phraya river where the “wats”, shopping malls, and luxury hotels are situated.

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Guangzhou

Guangzhou also known as Canton as part of the Pearl River Delta served as a major terminus of the maritime Silk Road, a major port and transportation hub in mainland China. It is the third largest Chinese city in China, behind Beijing and Shanghai with an estimated population of 13 million people in 2014, and become one of the most populous metropolitan cities in China.

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