Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

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Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

The Reef Chalets

address:
Pulau Perhentian Besar (Big Island), Malaysia, Tel: 013-9816762, 09-6911762, 019-9816762 Email: thereefpp@hotmail.com

phone: 013-9816762, 09-6911762, 019-9816762

chalets on the big island, next to Coral View


prices:
RM100 - RM250

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in Perhentian Islands
Senja Bay Resort
Budget Resort on Coral Bay, Pulau Perhentian Kecil with good views
Watercolours Paradise Resort
affordable chalets on the big island (Pulau Perhentian Besar) with a dive centre
Things to do & see
Pulau Perhentian Kecil
The small (=kecil) island. With plenty of low-priced accommodation the island is a backpackers favorite and can get quite crowded at peak season on Long Beach. ... more
Pulau Perhentian Besar
The Big (=besar) Island. The slightly bigger island offers more expensive resort style accommodation. For family travellers or those who like it more quiet and have an extra Ringgit to spend. ... more