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Malaysia
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.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

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Soto

noodle dish, Soup | Indonesian, Malay Soup with meat and vegetables which is originated in Indonesia but also commonly found in Malaysia

Tom Yum

main dish, Soup | Thai sour and spicy soup originating from Thailand

Asam Laksa

main dish, noodle dish, Soup | Fusion, Nonya sour-spicy fish-based soup with noodels

Bak Kut Teh

main dish, Soup | Chinese popular Chinese pork soup with tofu and salad leaves

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Ramly Burger

snack | Fusion, Western Malaysian street burger

Fried Mee Hun

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese fried thin noodles with vegetables, shrimp and meat

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