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Beyond Singapore - Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand & Cambodia

Malaysia | Indonesia | Thailand | Cambodia


The best of Malaysia is what nature has bestowed upon her - hundreds of beautiful tropical islands in sun, white sandy beaches, green lush rainforests, and emerald green sea. Nature and adventure lovers will find that there’s plenty for them to explore and enjoy.

Malaysia's hundreds of tropical islands such as Langkawi, Pulau Tioman and Pulau Redang are some of the most beautiful places to visit; some are renowned holiday resorts, yet some are untouched, waiting to be explored.

Visit the cities and towns such as Johor Bahru, Penang and Malacca and experience the diverse cultural and economic activities all over the country - from street markets, shop houses to shopping mall and boutiques. The best place to shop for bargains or get local foodstuff is to shop at roadside stalls, open bazaars or markets.

Malaysian food is a potpourri of flavours. Savour local and international fare at the restaurants, coffeehouses and street hawkers dotting the entire city.

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Indonesia is a tourist's delight. Tourist hotspots include the capital city of Jakarta, beach resorts of Batam, Bali and Lombok, and the wonderful islands of Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan. As Indonesia is a tropical country and one of the last remnants of tropical rainforests on the earth, it is home to rich flora and fauna and hence a major attraction for nature lovers.

Jakarta is the vibrant and colourful capital of Indonesia. In its quest for modernization, Jakarta has not forgotten its past and has carefully preserved its rich cultural heritage. Apart from the skyscrapers, colonial structures built by European powers form an integral part of Jakarta's skyline. Jakarta features several theme parks, such as Ocean Park and Fantasy World, as well as the National Monument, which symbolizes the fight for Indonesia’s independence. Also situated within Jakarta are some of the most exotic orchid gardens.

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Thailand is often called the "land of smiles," not only because tourists love its natural beauty and historical riches, but also because of the country's friendly people and fascinating culture. Bangkok is always bustling with a variety of activity, from exotic temples, to modern shopping malls, to floating markets, to street markets, including of course, Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of the world’s largest markets. Head over to the beautiful beaches in Hua Hin, Koh Phi Phi and Krabi for a weekend getaway of sea, sun and sand. Indulge in the fine seafood cuisines over a tropical sunset backdrop while you’re there. For a quiet respite away from the busy city life, Chiang Mai and Chang Rai offer tourists the experience of historical and modern Thailand, featuring beautiful historic temples and elephant camps as well as the cultures and lifestyles of indigenous hill tribes, all of this surrounded by lush greenery and exotic wildlife.

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Cambodia, a land of mystical wonders, is a small country filled with amazing culture, warm smiles, and scenic spots. The cities of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap are popular with tourists, with Siem Reap being the primary access point to the Khmer temple ruins of Ang Kor Wat, the largest religious building in the world, also known as one of the greatest wonders of the world. Phnom Penh, capitol of Cambodia, offers tourists the simpler pleasure of life; delve into the fascinating history of Cambodia at The Royal Palace and the National Museum, explore the city markets and local street stalls and stroll along the river banks of the Mekong and Tonle Sap. In Siem Reap, visit the cultural villages and the rice-paddy countryside before heading on to world-famous Angkor Archaeological Park (Ang Kor Wat) for an enriching journey into the history of the Angkor complex and Khmer culture.

Life in Cambodia is laid-back and relaxed, and it is a place to be savoured and explored.

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