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Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

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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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Hainan Cham

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

dessert, snack | Indian, Mamak
a variety of Roti Canai with margarine added to the dough
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