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Fascinating, Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Malaysia’s Little England in Fraser’s Hill

Malaysia's Little England in Fraser's Hill

Bukit Fraser (Fraser’s Hill) noted as one of the resort’s most popular highlands in Peninsular Malaysia, while the other two are the Cameron Highlands and Genting Highlands. It is a place for travelers and those who crave peace but at the same time do not want to be in overcrowded conditions. Fraser’s Hill in Titiwangsa […]

February 2, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Wilderness In Malaysia National Park

Wilderness In Malaysia National Park

Millennia ago aboriginal hunters came to Taman Negara Malaysia (Malaysia National Park) to fish. Decades ago Malay princes and colonial officers came to shoot game. Today tourists come to take photographs of endangered species. Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia’s oldest national park, has finally taken off as a tourist destination. Shorter flying times and a surge of interest […]

January 9, 2009 No Comments / Read More >>

Fascinating, Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Travel Information

Aloha from Johor’s Fantasy Island

Aloha from Johor's Fantasy Island

There are already many popular islands in Malaysia such as Penang, Langkawi and Tioman, all with their own attractions. But Sibu Island is like a fantasy island with its own unique features … nature, crystal clear ocean, white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

Fascinating, Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Miri unexplored sea treasures are diver’s heaven

Miri unexplored sea treasures are diver's heaven

There are over 20 diving sites off Miri, some of which are just a 20-minute boat ride from Miri, and there are no less than 206 hard coral species alone. Probably there are far more coral species in the Miri waters that in the Caribbean, which has about 60 identified hard coral species.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Travel Information

Perlis State Park naturally is full of surprises

Perlis State Park naturally is full of surprises

KANGAR – Have you seen a stump-tailed Macaque or "beruk kentoi"? If you have, then you must be one of those who had visited the Perlis State Park.  Like the proboscis monkeys or "kera Belanda" which can only be found in Sabah, the stump-tailed Macaque (scientific name "Macaca Arctoides") can only be found in this state's park, a reason why many nature lovers love to go there.

May 23, 2008 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment

Diving Sites in Malaysia

Diving Sites in Malaysia

The most popular of diving activity around Malaysia includes diving sites with gentle sloping reefs in Tioman Island,  Perhentian Island and Redang Island, while the impressive vertical wall dives rising directly from the darkest abyss of Sipadan Island, Layang-layang Atoll and Mabul Island, do not forget to drift dives and wreck dives, including those encountered […]

March 29, 2007 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Travel Information

Sibu’s beautiful landscaped walkway

Sibu's walkway built to cover the unsightly Lembangan River, in front of the Tanahmas Hotel, is a beautiful landscaping project.

December 12, 2006 No Comments / Read More >>

Natural Environment, Travel Information

Malaysia Anthropology: An Oriental Tourist’s Haven

Malaysia Anthropology: An Oriental Tourist's Haven

A land of fascinating extremes, where towering skyscrapers look down upon primitive longhouses, it truly accounts for a memorable eco-holiday. Malaysia is a country on the move.

October 11, 2006 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Places, Natural Environment, Uncategorized

Interesting places in Johor

Interesting places in Johor

Johor, the southern most state in Malaysia is one of the good choice of destinations you might not have considered. Originated from the Arabic word "Jauhar", meaning "precious stone", Johor is aptly dubbed ‘The Jewel In The South,’ as it is endowed with an abundance of natural attractions and endless excitement.

July 10, 2006 No Comments / Read More >>