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Kenong Rimba Park

Posted by natje812 on 21/10/2013 at 18:33

Hi I am leaving for KL in 10 days and had a few questions as a first timer in SE Asia.. I have 3 weeks (full travel time) in total but also would like to see Thailand (parts) and Siem Reap. I know this is a lot in 3 weeks (I'm used to traveling for a year at the time so I guess I still have to get used to only having 3 weeks [img]smileys/wink.gif[/img]) I do plan not to plan too much, so I am kind of flexible, but still believe if you only have 3 weeks, a bit of planning is a necessary evil... ...

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Getting from Sandakan to Mt. Kinabalu

Posted by Seonach on 20/10/2013 at 09:26

Hi all, Does anyone know about getting by bus from Sandakan to Mt. Kinabalu? The guide book says the express buses from Sandakan to KK will drop you at the turnoff to the national park; is it much of an ordeal to get from there to where the accommodation is? We plan to stay somewhere outside the park for the night, before going on the climb. Thanks. ...

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Malaysia honeymoon early november

Posted by catobleppa on 15/9/2013 at 15:15

Hello all, I'm organizing our honeymoon at the moment and we'd love to go to Singapore for 3 days + Malaysia for another 10 days more or less. Leaving on the 28th of Oct. until 11th Nov., we'd be in Malaysia the first 10 days of November. Our original idea was spending a few days visiting Melaka and KL (after Singapore) and then move to some island on the east coast. Unfortunately we've just discovered that it is monsoon season on the east coast, and many resorts and places will be closed in ...

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October 2013 trip

Posted by happychick021 on 19/12/2012 at 06:11

Itinerary for October 2013 - help please Hi all, long time reader but first time poster! my boyfriend and are are flying into Bangkok next Octiober & flying out of Kuala Lumpur & we're looking for helo finding the best places to visit. We have 3 weeks & so far have been thinking of this route bangkok - phuket/Koh yaoi Yao/Koh Yao Noi - Koh Lanta - Koh Lipe - Langkwai/Kuala Lumpur - Redang - Borneo(?) we definitely like the island holiday, a nice beach a nice hotel/resort but us ...

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First time in SEA

Posted by jujuglobetroter on 22/8/2013 at 00:22

Hello everyone, It's gonna be my first time in Southeast Asia in less then a month for an undetermined period of time and I would like to know if you have some advices and tips for me. I plan to start with Malaysia, I'm landing in KL first, and I was thinking of tramping around Malaysia a little and then go to Cambodia and Laos throught Thailand maybe. I'm not the kind of person who makes plan, I like to exchange with the locals and welcome every new adventures with a smile. I know it's not to ...

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Best place to see wild Orangutan in Borneo?

Posted by kiwigirlnz on 17/8/2011 at 11:20

Just wanting some help on where the best place to see wild Orangutan is in Borneo? I have seen posts on wildlife sanctuaries but are really wanting to see them in the wild. Cheers! ...

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Tibet Travel Companions Needed (2-4 Pax) 01/09/13-18/09/13

Posted by Catherine1119 on 18/6/2013 at 07:41

Hi Travelers, I'm Catherine from Malaysia. I have plan back packing to Tibet with 3 others friend. Unfortunely,one member broke his leg in an accident, the other one pull out due to business schedule too tight. Now left 2 members in the travel team.Due to the above incident, i'm looking for travel companion who are interested to join and have lower cost of traveling. All itinerary has been plan. We can meet at Chengdu or Lhasa to Travel together. We will depart on 1st Sept 2013 to China, Chengdu ...

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Tioman and Perhentian - September

Posted by NataliaPi on 16/8/2013 at 07:44

Hi all, I have a question regarding both Perhentian and Tioman : how busy do they get in September? I have done a quick online search, made a few phone calls, and it seems most budget places (at least the ones mentioned online) are booked out. Do you think I could still just go to Tioman or Perhentian and find accommodation, or is that a bad idea? Thanks ...

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malaysian vacation

Posted by Lemery502 on 16/8/2013 at 13:47

hi I'm from the United States planning a trip to Malaysia for 2 weeks to visit my boyfriend he is going to a school in Malaysia I have my hotel room booked I have my plane ticket round trip but the thing is it says that you need to come with a significant amount of cash to enter the country does anyone know exactly how much money immigration expect you to have for 2 week visit ...

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30 Days in Malaysia

Posted by magnum on 27/7/2013 at 07:09

Hey everyone, Currently coming to the end of a great month and a half in Thailand and moving on to Malaysia in the next few days. With the 30 day visa I'm keen to see some of peninsular and bornean Malaysia but really not sure how to split the time. Wanting to see Georgetown, Cameron highlands, Perenthians and possibly KL before heading to Bornean Malaysia. Any thoughts on what order to do these 4, is KL worth seeing or is it just another city? Also, how long should I spend on the mainland, 3 ...

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Singapore to Tioman Island

Posted by amcentee on 2/8/2013 at 15:12

Good day, 12 students are travelling to Tioman Island from Singapore on Monday August 5th. I am wondering if anyone can let me know which beach/hostel is the best to stay at? Best in terms of rates, view and fun. Thanks! ...

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Bario and Kelabit Highlands questions

Posted by klb5050 on 13/7/2013 at 05:46

Hello all. I am pretty set on spending around 4 days in and around Bario in the Kelabit Highlands in the middle of October this year. I just have a few questions. 1. How expensive is it for a solo traveller compared to other parts of Malaysia? Is it comparatively cheaper or more expensive? 2. How much can I expect to pay for a guide per day if I were to take a longer trek? 3. Is bottled water available to be purchased in Bario? I feel like it probably is, but I just want to be sure. If not, I g ...

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Malaysia Cheap hotels

Posted by thailandhotelde on 27/6/2013 at 07:18

Hi, Date of journey to Malaysia is fixed on 22nd. So i need to reserve my accommodation for 1 week to 23rd to 27th, July, 2013. So please give some discount hotel list or booking site. Thanks Mirrin Rose ...

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Perhentian Island Trip

Posted by ainnossro on 12/6/2013 at 23:10

I'm gonna do some diving in Perhentian Island by end of August'13, probably 31st Aug 13. I am local, female, 28yrs old, and every year I enter Perhentian Island, so I might say I am very familiar with this place. It's just that this time I'm going there alone without my friends, so I'm looking for travel buddy who would like to join me. Drop me an email at Cheers! ...

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Batu Pahat

Posted by mashreki on 24/6/2013 at 12:16

Hi all, I am curious if anyone knows the best way to get to Batu Pahat (city) from KL? I will be leaving KL on either a Friday or Saturday, if that makes any difference. Thank you! ...

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Sim card for Borneo

Posted by Esusino on 25/6/2013 at 05:29

Hi all, I will be travelling through Borneo for 4 weeks and need a reliable mobile company Do you know which one offers the best coverage? Which plan do you adive? I want to avoid having to reload too often Thanks! Andrea ...

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Looking for Cheap Hotels in Kuala Lumpur?

Posted by thailandhotelde on 25/6/2013 at 05:06

Hi Everyone, Yesterday i start my account in this site for my business purpose. Now i have some business work in Malaysia for 1 week, so i need cheap hotels list to book my accommodation in Kuala Lumpur. Please provide the discount deals information (or) Discount Hotels list to my view. Thanks Mirrin Rose ...

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Dining In The Dark KL

Posted by chopin on 14/6/2013 at 03:17

Recently heard about this from the radio, it's a restaurant where you'll be having the whole meal IN TOTAL DARKNESS. Sounds very unique and fun. Plan to give my wife a birthday treat there. Anyone tried before? here's the radio podcast: here's the info: Dining In The Dark KL (44A & 46A, Changkat Bukit Bintang | 50200, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) ...

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Which place is best to stay in Malacca?

Posted by applehotel on 4/11/2012 at 21:47

Next month I prepare and family go to Malacca to travel?Which place is best to stay in Malacca? ...

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suggested itinerary for Malaysia

Posted by breatheagain on 30/5/2013 at 13:09

SUGGESTED ITINERY FOR MALAYSIA When webegan to research our two month trip around Malaysia we really didn't know whatto expect, where to go, or what to see. Hopefully, the following will help youto plan a trip to this wonderful, modern, friendly country. It is moreexpensive than say, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia "“ in our experience anice meal for two with a beer each cost around £10 - £12 "“ you can of courseeat for much less if you eat from street vendors or Ch ...

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