Faces of
Malaysia
Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

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.

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Singapore, Malaysia
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Betel Box Bistro
The Betel Box Bistro is a Peranakan neighbourhood restaurant in the historic Joo Chiat / Katong district of Singapore. It shares a traditional shophouse with the Betel Box Hostel. ... more
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Hotels in in Singapore
HOSTELS
in Singapore
The Mitraa
Hostel located just north of Little India, near Lavendar Street
Rucksack Inn @ HongKong Street
Hostel in downtown Singapore near Boat and Clarke Quark, one of three Rucksack Inn branches in Singapore
Things to do & see
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum
One of the most beautiful Buddhist temples in Singapore. The temple, built in 2007, also contains a museum is located in the the Chinatown district. ... more
Sri Mariamman Temple
Singapores oldest and most important Hindu temple, right in the middle of Chinatown ... more