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Revisiting the Perhentian Islands: awful food, deserted beaches, and a glimmer of hope

Teluk KK beach on Perhentian Besar island Malaysia - photo by Chris Wotton

In July, I made a return visit to Malaysia’s Perhentian Islands some two years since my first time there. These islands, just a short flight from Kuala Lumpur followed by a taxi and speedboat connection, have been well and truly on … Continue reading

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Perhentian Islands: Malaysia’s hidden treasure

Coral Bay, Perhentian Kecil

While thoughts of Malaysia may not always conjure up images of tropical beach hideaways, perhaps they should – east coast Malaysia holds a jewel in the white-sand beaches on the secluded and laid-back Perhentian islands. Continue reading

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Food Porn: deer murtabak

Deer murtabak at Al-Tasneem

Stuffed murtabak pancakes are common in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, but where will you find one filled with rich and meaty deer? Continue reading

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