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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.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

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Limau Ais

beverage | refreshing drink with fresh limes, syrup and water

Teh Tarik

beverage | Indian, Mamak most popular drink in Malaysia made of black tea and condensed milk

Barley

beverage | refreshing drink with barley, water and syrup

Hainan Cham

beverage | Chinese, Fusion hot drink made of combination of coffe, nescafe and tea

Fresh Orange

beverage | drink with freshly squeezed oranges, syrup, water and ice

Carrot Susu

beverage | drink with fresh carrots, milk and ice

Milo

beverage | popular beverage in Malaysia with chocolate and malt

Nescafe Tarik

beverage | Fusion, Indian, Mamak hot drink with nescafe and condensed milk

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Tandoor Oven

food preparation | Indian clay oven found at Indian restaurants, used for making Tandoori and Naan bread

Otak-Otak

snack | Indonesian, Malay a grilled snack of spicy fish paste wrapped in banana leaf

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