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Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

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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Malay Nasi Campur

food style, restaurant type | Malay
Nasi Campur, literally Mixed Rice, is a buffet-style arrangement of various Malay dishes

Steam Boat

food style | Chinese
similar to fondue where raw ingredients are thrown in a soup until they are ready to eat

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Laksam

noodle dish | Malay
Laksam is a rice noodle dish from the east coast of Malaysia with a white thick fish-coconut gravy and Sambal
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Limau Ais

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refreshing drink with fresh limes, syrup and water
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