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Steel-toed Boots a Problem?

Posted by kejumonyet on 20/11/2011 at 20:32

I've posted this in the Indonesia forum also, here: I will be travelling alone to Indonesia and Malaysia in a few weeks. I always wear steel cap boots as I find them comfortable and I'm used to them, but my parents are afraid that I might get hassled by police while I'm over there. Has anyone had this experience or heard of this happening? I am not expecting that I'll be let into nightclubs with them on, so I'll be ...

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White water rafting

Posted by jas663 on 10/11/2011 at 11:26

Any good White water rafting operators to recommend? Intend to go for the Selangor (KKB) one in December. Thank you. ...

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Penang Marathon, Nov 20th

Posted by red100 on 4/11/2011 at 14:00

I have just signed up for the marathon and was wondering if any other runners/travelers were out there, that were going to do the half or the full as well?!? This is where my month journey begins and I will be headed to Karabi/Phuket area after the marathon to relax for a few days then to Bangkok and then east thru Cam to HCMC! U??? Take care! Andrew Ft. Worth, TX ...

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Kuala Lumpur Airport

Posted by tyson on 19/10/2011 at 20:18

Hi all My girlfriend and I are landing in Kuala Lumpur at the satellite terminal and then have a connecting flight 5 hours later to Laos at the LCCT. What is the best way to get there? I read that you can catch a bus? If so which bus do we catch and can we pay in US dollars to hop on? Thanks heaps ...

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Travelling Borneo

Posted by kranky86 on 17/8/2011 at 02:17

Hi all, i am a first time traveller, going to Borneo in the next few months. Can people recommend places to go, tings to do? I have family over in Kuching but don't just want to stay there, i want to explore the whole island. I only have a window of about 3 weeks though, so i hope this will be enough? Alex ...

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Malaysia in Dec - can you help ????

Posted by olashi on 23/9/2011 at 11:59

Hi there - would bue really grateful for some help! Am wondering whether to take advantage of some reasonable flights to Malaysia in December and don't have much time to do the research. Could anyone please comment on how it might be to travel as family of 5 (3 adolescent boys) in Malaysia in December. We tend to like less crowded places, and are happy to travel on local buses and trains. Would also like to have some beach time (we are from NZ so have fairly high expectations of beaches!). We ...

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Langkawi - Singapore

Posted by rach9686 on 17/10/2011 at 14:51

Could anyone please advise on the best way to travel straight from Langkawi to Singapore. It will be on the 6th or 7th December and I cant seem to find a cheap flight so was hoping for an overnight bus/train. Any info would be greatly appreciated. ...

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Looking for tips for Malaysia in May

Posted by siquick on 24/1/2011 at 20:44

Hi guys, My girlfriend and I are landing in KL in mid May and have this basic route mapped out. I understand that the monsoon season happens on the west coast at this time so we are looking to spend more time on the east coast - just wondering if people could suggest some other places to go and/or comments on the below. We dont have a time scale so happy to go off to places worth seeing. KL -> Cameron Highlands->Perhentians Perhentians look amazing but not quite sure how much there real ...

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2 weeks in Malaysia

Posted by fretchard on 13/9/2011 at 07:39

Hello. My boyfriend and i are planning to stay in Malaysia for 2 weeks, after a year in Australia. We plan to try and see quite alot of the area, starting off in KL. We are having 2 weeks in Bali prior to this, so beaches wont neccessarily be a priority. Therefore would like to try and see as much as we can of Malaysia, travelling around and staying in different spots, such as Lang Kawi, Penang etc. What do you all suggest? Thanks ...

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hotels in Kuala Lumper

Posted by SpringZhang on 25/3/2011 at 16:54

i plan to visit Kuala Lumper the coming summer holiday. could you guys please recommend a few affordable hotels there? ...

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Posted by JenP on 5/10/2011 at 19:03

Hi everyone, 27/f here going to be in Lankawi for about a week at the end of October. Travelling up by bus from Cameron Highlands and wondering if anyone wanted some company/a sightseeing buddy/ chillout buddy?! Let me know, always up for meeting new people :o) ...

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KL to Butterworth by rail

Posted by nightowlers on 20/9/2011 at 12:50

Arriving by air in KL, and plan to travel to Thailand and Laos. Rather than fly to Bangkok, we are considering the rail option, possibly spending a few days in Penang before continuing north. Would love to hear from anyone who has travelled by rail to Butterworth, as to their experience. As we know KL well, and will stay there en route back to Australia, we are thinking of taking the train the same day we arrive. We arrive in KL around 12:30pm. Believe the sleeper to Butterworth leaves KL at 2 ...

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How to get to diving in Brunei and Borneo...

Posted by csawala on 2/10/2011 at 12:35

Doing research now but any help would be appreciated. I am currently in Koh Tao, Thailand, diving, but am probably heading off in the next day or so back to mainland, and then heading towards Singapore to meet a friend. From there, I was hoping to make my way to Borneo area (Sipadan, Layang Layang, Lankayan Island) to get some diving in but I am not sure how to get around once I land in Brunei (I found cheap flights to there via AirAsia)... All I know so far is that I would have to fly from Kua ...

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KL to Singapore - what to see along the way??

Posted by annikalee on 29/9/2011 at 15:56

Hi All travelling from KL to Singapore and would like some hints and tips on what to do along the way!!!! ...

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Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary??

Posted by sharpie on 29/9/2010 at 20:29

Hi again, not sure what i did wrong but i tried to post this and it got deleted. We will be in kl next week and would really love to visit this place. I have heard conflicting ways to get there by public transport is it possible? if not what is the next cheapest option? thanks ...

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Travelling Across Malaysian Borneo

Posted by murrin85 on 28/9/2011 at 11:10

I am thinking of traveling across Borneo from Sandakan to Kuching using various buses. Can anybody who has already done this route tell me of their experiences / let me know a reasonable timeframe to do this? Any comments at all on this route would be really helpful! Thanks ...

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Sarawak, Baram Regatta in October 2011

Posted by childly1979 on 1/7/2011 at 12:31

If you are going to pay a visit to Malaysia and will come to Sarawak for the coming October. Then, should not miss out the Baram Regatta in Marudi. This traditional event will be held this year on 1st and 2nd Oct. How to get to Marudi? 1/ Express boat at Kuala Baram Jetty, Miri 2/ 4 Wheels drive (experience simple rally driveway) 3/ Plane from Miri airport Marudi is a historical and peaceful town. The chinese temple has an age of 110 years old. Besides, the hidden Gudan Waterfall and longhouses ...

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Airport transfer from LCCT K/L

Posted by ChrisM48 on 18/9/2011 at 07:05

I will be flying in to LCCT Kuala Lumpur and wish to catch a connecting internal flight from Sultan Abdul airport. Can any one tell me if there is a bus between these two airports or will I need to catch a taxi? ...

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Malaysian Borneo

Posted by iciclesecret on 2/9/2011 at 23:10

Hello! I'm travelling back to Asia and this time very tempted to spend some time in Borneo. We land into KL on the 26th December and could connect onto the evening flight to KK. It seems to me that the must sees are: Kinabatangan River, Kota Kinabulu, Sepilok Sanctuary (please tell me if I'm wrong, my knowledge of Borneo is so limited!). There seems to be lots of different options for the best islands in the area. I saw a fabulous trip with Sta travel, covering all of the above, but they are c ...

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Festivals or Other Interesting Events in Borneo?

Posted by nikkor on 30/8/2011 at 21:31

I'm planning a trip to Borneo between Oct. 28-Nov. 6, 2011. Does anyone know of anything special going on that I should try to see? I'm a photographer just looking to experience and capture new things. ...

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