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Travel Companions Needed In Tibet From 1st-19th September 2013

Posted by Catherine1119 on 13/4/2013 at 21:22

Hi all, My name is Catherine from Malaysia. Myself and my friend Jane's was looking 2 travel partner to Tibet in this September for cost sharing. Total is 17 days trip. But, we had bought the flight ticket from Malaysia fly to Chengdu. I already plan all the travel itinerary/route and the price was quoted by Tibet travel agency. Need 2 person for a 4 person group to Tibet in 1st-19th September . Please feel free to contact me if you are interesting. You can email to me at whitesky_1119@ya ...

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Longer Term (30 days) Guesthouse Rec in Georgetown?

Posted by kuidaore on 1/4/2013 at 06:15

I am thinking about spending a month in Georgetown soon and would like to to ask if anyone has suggestions of low priced guesthouses with private fan rooms (shared or pref private bathroom) ...perhaps something that comes out to be around 20 ringet a night long term. I used to stay in the old SD Guesthouse down Love Lane which I really liked, and more recently a decent place (71 Travelers?) on that first street off Love running pp to Chulia. But SD is long gone and the latter was something lik ...

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Malaysia in December

Posted by lucid1278 on 14/1/2013 at 17:14

Hello there, I am currently planning my 365 day tour of the world and my first stop is KL and I arrive in December. My questions are. How long is enough to stay in KL? what is the weather like that time of year? Id like to do the Jungle railway and id like some advise on if i should take it to the border or fligh intoThailand so my visa is 30 days instead of 15 as i was told if you cross overland. Also id like to travel south to Singapore Just wondering what the most efficiant way of doing th ...

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Am I krazy to want to go to KL & Meleka around Chinese New Year?

Posted by altmtl on 18/10/2012 at 09:11

I'm thinking of going to KL and Meleka around Chinese New Year - From what I'm hearing and reading, things are pretty much booked during this time and a lot of people also leave town. Transport is a mess and many things are closes or overcrowded.I wonder what my chances of finding a couch or an affordable guesthouse are around this time? I usually never book a room in advance, but maybe this time it would be a good idea. I was thinking of arriving the around the 3rd or 4th in Kl by night train ...

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what area in Kuala Lumpa is central to see sights

Posted by breatheagain on 24/2/2013 at 03:50

We are looking for a hotel in KL but are not sure of which area to stay in, there seems to be so many. Can anyone advise us of a good area which is easy to walk to see sights please. ...

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Two week tour malaysia

Posted by Cluskey221 on 30/12/2012 at 06:30

Hi guys just looking for some info we have around two weeks in malaysia coming in from thailand and flying out from singapore, we want to visit georgetown (prob first port of call as its near thailand) but from then we are struggling seems there is a good route down coast through kuala but would we have enough time and also is it worth visiting the highlands! Also if known how is the transport system Regards mark ...

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Posted by tarakelly09 on 18/6/2012 at 13:34

Hi Guys, Myself and my boyfriend our going to SE Asia for the first time. We have around 3 weeks to spend in Malaysia-I really want to see Borneo. Just wondering if anybody could help us to decide the best way to fit everything in? We are arrriving in July. Appreciate all the help we can get. Thanks, Tara ...

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Route advice; 4 weeks Peninsular Malaysia and 3 weeks East Malaysia

Posted by GhostOfTomJoad on 31/1/2013 at 04:25

I am arriving in Kuala Lumpur on the 10th of Feb, I have been traveling through Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam for the past 3 months and while i researched them to death before i left Malaysia has been a decision i made during the trip, so i havent been able to research it really at all. I want to visit Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Taman Negara, Cameron Highlands, somewhere on the east coast (an island maybe?) and Melaka, before finishing in Singapore. What is the best route to do this? Clockw ...

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Which Highlands to visit? and where to hike?

Posted by itinerantlondoner on 9/1/2013 at 15:29

Hello! I'm going to be in peninsular Malaysia for 7-10 days at the end of March. I'm planning to see KL, Penang & Melacca, but I also want to get out of the cities and see the Highlands. I've heard a lot about the Cameron Highlands - but is it too busy and touristy? How does it compare to the Genting Highlands & Fraser's Hill? I'd be looking for somewhere to chill out for a couple of days, with some walking and nice views - would they all fit the bill? I'm also keen on some more stre ...

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Silk sleeping bag liner (Jag Bag) in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by rashers on 25/1/2013 at 09:26

Does anybody know where I might be able to find jag bags in KL and how much they might cost, as they're very expensive here in Ireland EUR65 ($90). Thanks! ...

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Viewed 4,340 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by rashers on 26/1/2013 at 19:32

Looking For Cycling Partner - KL to Penang on 6 Feb 2013

Posted by choohonglee on 16/1/2013 at 03:31

Hi Dear all , Good day , I am MTB rider which working at kuala lumpur , malaysia . i manage and plan to cycling back to my Hometown on this coming 6th Feb 2013 for celebrating the chinese new years festival holiday. for my initial planning it will estimated spend 3 to 4 days time on the touring from KL to Penang by the Old Trunk Road ( Federal Road ,Not PLUS HIGHWAY ) , for those interested you can draft me an e-mail at see ya ...happy riding ... ...

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A 3 week trip from KL to southern thailand best beaches/islands ands back???

Posted by Travel2013 on 15/1/2013 at 06:44

Hi there Me and my friend are thinking about planning a 3 - 3,5 week trip to Asia. (Malasia - Thailand) in March/April . the main purpuse of the trip is relaxing at the most beautiful beaches. eat good food and a little sightseeing. and we dont wan''t to have the idea of hurrying. We think to fly (From Amsterdam) to Kula Lumpur. and stay there for 2 or 3 days . and from their up to thailand. who knows a good route, and nice places to visit . andd tell us what the easiest way is to get on th ...

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Hiking Mt Kinabalu in April 2012?

Posted by DannieB on 31/10/2011 at 09:01

Hi- I'm looking into climbing Mt Kinabalu around mid-April 2012 and was wondering if other people would be interested in joining me, most package prices are for bookings with 2 people or more... Lodges fill up pretty fast so I'd like to sort this out asap! Dannie ...

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Kinabangtan jungle tours?

Posted by MrsLRC on 9/10/2012 at 05:46

Hi, we're heading from Thailand over to Borneo mid Feb 2013 and are trying to decide which company to go with for a jungle tour. We've heard Uncle Tan's is good, also looked at Nature Lodge Kinabatangan - has anyone had any personal experiences of tours? Any personal recommendations or info on the different places to stay would be great if anyone has any? ...

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Borneo Orangutans

Posted by Mikecowlan on 22/12/2012 at 12:30 The web site is from a veterinarian that has been to Camp Leakey 2x. His photos, especially of baby orangutans at the rehabilitation center are the best I have ever seen. There is even a picture of an orangutan giving the finger! I found this while researching an Africa trip. His web site is the best I have seen so far regarding explanations and pictures of many travels around the world that include nature and wildlife. Since he is a veterinarian ...

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KL airport(s)

Posted by jaycee404 on 11/12/2012 at 23:31

Hi I am flying Airasia and I land in KUL (LCCT) at 6.40am. I am now aware I need to change to KLIA terminal for a 9.10am flight. My question is have I safely left myself enough time to travel between the 2 terminals and pass through customs etc. Thanks for your help! ...

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Tell me about Petronas towers

Posted by yomanvin on 6/11/2012 at 01:12

Hey guys, Which train line and which stop to reach the petronas towers(or the golden triangle for that matter)? And what's the deal with the sky bridge? Is there a separate entry fee? And foodies, could you recommend anything totally worth trying for a budget traveler. Thanks in advance! ...

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Viewed 1,749 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by iskandarsuhaimi on 6/12/2012 at 19:30

July in South East Asia!

Posted by Goodmango on 17/4/2012 at 20:20

Hey everybody. I hope someone can help. My girlfriend and I are teaching in South Korea. We have a one week holiday at the end of July. We really want to go somewhere awesome in South East Asia. I've heard one of the only places to travel in S.E.A. in July without hitting a rainy season is Eastern Malaysia. Is this true? Could someone recommend an island relatively easy to get to with good beach and good food? We only have one week, so we don't want to waste too much time getting there. We ...

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Viewed 7,087 times, with 11 replies. Last reply by mickeymouse on 2/12/2012 at 21:55

Thailand > Malaysia > singapore

Posted by daniellegee on 20/10/2012 at 05:55

me and my brother will be attending the january full moon party which is the 26th...but we have flights booked from singapore to australia on the 6th february...this only leaves us 10/11 days to get from koh phagnan to this enough time and which options of transport do we have? i would rather travel on land rather than get a domestic flight if possible any advise appreciated ...

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Viewed 1,998 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by mickeymouse on 2/12/2012 at 21:09

KL for a day!

Posted by yomanvin on 26/10/2012 at 07:52

I have 1 day to spend in KL(no stay) before my connecting flight. I know it's an annoying generic question, but what all can be accomplished from early morning till midnight in KL? ...

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Viewed 1,991 times, with 8 replies. Last reply by mickeymouse on 2/12/2012 at 20:45

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