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Malaysia Oasis Top Ten Sites in Malaysia

Malaysia is full of great places, and here is our short list of highlights, not to be missed. Choose between Peninsular Malaysia, and Malaysian Borneo, or visit both, as air transportation is inexpensive and easy.  Tour Malacca, tour Lankawi, tour George Town, or tour Kuala Lumpur now!  Peninsular Malaysia  1.  Melaka, a charming riverside town, […]

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Letter from Melaka: Malay nightlife and culture as viewed from Jim’s Cottage Pub

Jim’s Cottage Pub is at the eastern end of the city of Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia, way past all the points of interest to tourists.  Here, the barmaids are pretty much all past a certain age, wear miniskirts, drink and smoke with the customers, and don’t muck around with them.  It’s strictly old-world convivial, where no […]

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