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Penang / Langkawi nightlife

Posted by mattbt on 18/5/2012 at 04:55

I'm going back to S.E Asia in Decemebr but this time using KL as my base. I'm flying over to Thailand for a few weeks. My flight back home is on the 17th Jan from KL and i'm wondering if i should fly straight back to KL or make a stop at Penang or Langkawi. I've found a flight for £38 from Bangkok to Penang, was thinking of stopping here 2 nights then over to Langkawi for 2 nights. Is this enough time in each or should i just stick to one? As its the end of the trip i'd like it to be quite ...

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Accommodation in Cherating

Posted by fontbleu on 18/3/2012 at 03:33

Hi guys, I am looking to head to Cherating for 2 weeks at the start of April to do some writing. I'm looking to pay about 40RM per night, hopefully less if I can arrange discount for length of stay, and need a desk in the room. A balcony with a nice view would be a bonus....does anyone have anywhere they could please recommend that would be suitable? thanks FB ...

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Need information regarding Malysian EP

Posted by malaysiaNewBie on 16/5/2012 at 00:07

Hi, I am working in India.I got an offer to work in Malaysia.The company which offered me asked me to send all the documents.They said that once I send the documents to them, they will courier the Employment Permit Approval to my residence address and I need to sign it and send it back to them get the visa. I might get another offer in Singapore for which I will be interested more than Malaysia.But this will be decided in couple of days.In case If I get the Singapore offer, I want to reject Mal ...

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Malaysia in June end

Posted by bismoystud on 10/5/2012 at 05:28

Hi guys, I am planning to holiday in kualalumpur and langkawi for total 7 nights in june end. Just wanted to know how the weather will be like. Most importantly humidity and temperature. Will it be pleasant enough to be outdoor roaming about. Need your help. Thanks in advance. ...

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Driving from KL to Dannok Thailand

Posted by sammywong on 9/5/2012 at 08:15

Planning a short trip driving my new car to thailand border town Dannok next week friday, leaving KL May 18 11pm(Friday), arive at dannok next day morning 8am.Spend a night there to hunt for girls and bar drinking, thai seafood etc. Come back to KL on sunday afternoon 2pm, arrive KL around evening. Interested party can pm me. ...

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Perhentain Islands

Posted by RACHYPF on 31/1/2012 at 09:55

Anyone been to Perhentian islands in March?What is the snorkelling like? Would you reccommend it? ...

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East Coast Beaches

Posted by Lraj on 25/4/2012 at 13:17

Hello, I am planning an 8 day trip to singapore and malaysia. I'm hoping to spend some time in taman negra. I also would love to see some of the islands on the east coast. I am debating about either flying up to kota bharu and trying to get to some islands from there or taking a bus from singapore to mersing and then exploring around tioman island. Any suggestions on which is the better option? I prefer modest priced or less and not too crowded ...

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What to do during my 7hour layover in Kuala Lumpur... ...??

Posted by TravellerX on 26/4/2012 at 16:43

i'm flying to cambodia, on the 22/05/12; i have a 7 hour layover in kuala lumpur... ...and then another one, for 8 hours, on my way back to london, on 05/06/12... ... ... i was hoping someone could give me some ideas of what to do, while i'm there? ...

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Posted on CS: HELP, about a trafficking/abduction situation in KL...

Posted by altmtl on 23/4/2012 at 11:43 Hi CSers, got this message and thought of you all, hope that someone can be of some help.... feel free to contact me at tedweinberg -AT- gmail .c o m ... Our friend Nga, a 23 year old female Vietnamese friend here in HCMC, has just been trafficked (abducted) and sold into prostitution in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I’m asking for any person who has or knows anyone with political or diplomatic connections to contact one of u ...

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taxi to Melaka

Posted by greenings on 18/4/2012 at 11:56

Does anyone know the rough cost of a taxi from KLIA to Melaka? I know there is a bus but we land at 16.30 and no bus til 20.15, which is a pain. Apologies if this question has been answered before - not sure how to search for that. ...

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Danum Valley

Posted by MflorB on 14/2/2012 at 15:20

Hi. I´m travelling to Malaysia on March and I watn to go to Borneo, hopping to get to see wild orangutans. I was thinking about going to Danum Valley. Has anyone been there? What are the odds of seeing wild orangutans at this place? Since this is a very expensive option, I´d love to ear about other travellers experience. Thanks!!! ...

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Johor Baru to Kula Besut

Posted by elyobj on 13/4/2012 at 02:13

Hey thanks for checking this out, any feedback would be much appreciated. Wanting to hire a car, and drive from either Singapore, or Johor Baru, up the east coast to either Kula Besut or slightly further north Kota Bharu, stopping at a few places on the way. First and foremost, can anyone recommend any car hire places, cheap and cheerful is always a good place to start. I've found it a bit of a struggle finding car hire places that allow pick up and drop offs in both of these locations... Any ...

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Petronas twin towers--hassle free visit?

Posted by amz155 on 12/6/2011 at 08:48

I've been reading up a bit about Petronas towers. It seems that visiting the towers can be a real ordeal. Between being there early to line up to get a ticket, to the possibility of being able to buy advance tickets, to waiting around all day to see the towers, to the skydeck vs. the observation deck.... ....Is it really more effort than its worth? This will be our first time in KL and we'd love to see the towers and go up to the obesrvation deck and skybridge but is it really worth the wait? ...

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Kuala Lumpur Airport Guesthouses???

Posted by kevwc on 25/2/2008 at 11:22

Hello, and thanks in advance...Does anybody know of a guest house near the KLIA? Seems there are only hotels and they are either over $100/night in late March (racing weekend), or booked. Looking for a place within a reasonable taxi ride. Any ideas? ...

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Malacca(Melaka) Travel Tips

Posted by EdwinAng on 26/3/2012 at 22:34

Hi guys~ if you all want to getting more information about Malacca, here is a useful link Melaka for you all. You all also can find them on facebook page Melaka3 Fans page. ...

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Langkawi to Ko Lanta

Posted by starjack on 11/11/2011 at 19:40

Having struggled to find specifics for this leg of my trip I've put together a summary of to to get from Langkawi-Ko Lanta together with the costs. It is possible to buy an all-in ticket for the journey to Lanta from an agent on Langkawi, but if you wish totravel independently then the following was correct as of late October 2011. As a simple comparison, if the all-in ticket from Langkawi-Lanta costs over 100MYR door to door, then you can doit cheaper independently. To make the journey from ...

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Is there any tips to know about Malaysia?

Posted by lelindaedwards on 18/1/2012 at 05:14

hey,i am planning to travel to Malaysia next month,i just wanted to know if there's any tips or important info. to know about the country,like best travel agencies there,tourist sites n such THNX ...

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Kuala Lumpur's Little India

Posted by mashreki on 10/3/2012 at 22:31

Hey all, I may be spending 2 - 3 days in KL this June, and I had a few questions about the Little India area. It seems like a cool place to hang around/shop/eat, but is it close to transport (especially to/from the airport)? Also, I don't particularly care about fancy accommodation, but how are the hotels/hostels/guest houses there? ...

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Alternatives to KL for 24hr layover

Posted by NT1979 on 15/12/2011 at 10:02

Hi everybody. Thanks to Airasia changing my flight times for my upcoming trip in January, I am stuck with a 24 hour layover in KL Airport. Having spent a bit of time in KL (the city, not the airport) in the past, I'd quite like to avoid going into the city if possible this time, but don't want to be stuck in a hotel by the airport either. Are there any good destinations, accessible via public transport/taxi etc from the airport, that are suitable for a short-ish trip. (for info, we arrive at 2 ...

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Itinerary Malaysia 4 weeks in April

Posted by stef83 on 15/3/2012 at 04:02

Hi, I am flighing to Malaysia inApril and have 4 weeks. These are my plans so far. 09/04 Arriving KL "“ 4 NightsKL 13/04 KL "“ Melaka "“ 2 NightsMelaka 15/04 Melaka "“ KL "“ Flight toKuching Kuching 4 Nights "“ Kuching andSurroundings 19/04 Kuching Bako NP "“ 2 NightsBako NP 21/04 Kuching "“ Gunung Mulu NP"“ 3 Nights Gunung Mulu NP 24/04 Gunung Mulu to KotaKinabalu "“ 2 Nights Kota Kinabalu 26/04 KK to Kinabalu NP "“ 2 NightsKi ...

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