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Top 10 Things to Do in Penang

Street artwork, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Get the most out of your first trip to Penang by going through this list of top activities and places to visit within this UNESCO World Heritage City.

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A Mouthwatering Food Tour of the Philippines' Pampanga Province

Venture north of the Philippines' capital of Manila - take a culinary tour of the province of Pampanga for a deeper look into the nation's culture and history.

Nine Must-See Spots around Kuala Lumpur's Dataran Merdeka, Malaysia

Planning to explore Kuala Lumpur's Dataran Merdeka in Malaysia on your own? consult this list for details on the sights you'll see along the way.

Visiting Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

All about the elongated former cricket pitch - once the center of the British Empire in colonial Kuala Lumpur - that now serves as the birthplace of Malaysia as an independent nation.

The Royal Selangor Club, Kuala Lumpur

The Royal Selangor Club is a relic of British Imperial rule whose traditions, are kept alive today by the Malaysian elites who still congregate at the Club's Long Bar.

A Visit to St. Mary's Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur

Read all about Saint Mary's Cathedral in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - a small church in Dataran Merdeka with an outsize historical significance

A Stopover at the Victoria Fountain, Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

Read about the Victoria Fountain in Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur: a monument to a faraway monarch who couldn't even be present to see this monument to her continued reign.

A Tour of the National Textile Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The National Textile Museum as a comfortable air-conditioned respite from Kuala Lumpur's incredible humidity, an ideal break in the middle of exploring Dataran Merdeka on foot.

A Visit to the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Find out more about this two-storey brick building in Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: a wide brick complex topped with copper-covered domes, and a single towering clock tower at its center.

How to Disaster-Proof your Southeast Asia Trip

Protect your Southeast Asia vacation from earthquakes, monsoons and tsunami - read this list and prepare for the worst (even as you hope for the best)

Travel Guide to Metro Manila, Philippines

There's more to the Philippines' capital than meets the eye - find out what makes Manila tick, and what it has to offer the adventurous traveler

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