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Michael Aquino

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By Michael Aquino

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    • Inside the Penang State Museum, Malaysia Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Set in an old schoolhouse, the Penang State Museum now provides visitors with an incisive education on the Malaysian state's history and culture.
    • Southeast Asia's Top Festivals Created: Friday, April 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Visiting Southeast Asia? Time your trip to coincide with any of these diverse, spectacular cultural celebrations
    • Galungan - Welcoming the Spirits Home to Bali Created: Monday, February 16, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Description of Balinese holiday celebrating the ancestral spirits. Occurs once every 210 days, following traditional Balinese religious calendar.
    • Katong & Joo Chiat, Singapore Budget Hotels Created: Monday, November 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Singapore budget hotels located in the historically significant enclave covering Katong and Joo Chiat districts.
    • Dining at Singapore's Block 51 Old Airport Road Food Centre Created: Friday, June 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      One of the best hawker centers in Singapore serving cheap but delicious food, here’s what you need to know to enjoy Katong’s original food experience.
    • Walking Tour through Historical Melaka Created: Sunday, March 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A walking tour through Melaka's tumultuous history: beginning with the Peranakans of Chinatown, proceeding to the colonial experience via Christ Church, Stadthuys, and the St. Paul historical compl...
    • Images of Syok at Chulia Hostel, Penang, Malaysia Created: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The Syok at Chulia is a hostel in Penang, Malaysia located in a restored shophouse: this establishment balances heritage and youthful cool.
    • Dining at Nasi Kandar Line Clear in Penang, Malaysia Created: Friday, March 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The top Malaysian Indian contribution to Penang's street food comes in the form of white rice drowned in curries and served alongside an assortment of side dishes: nasi kandar.
    • Top Seven Reasons to Visit Singapore Created: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A list of reasons to put Singapore on your to-visit list: its verdant parks, world-class zoos, luxurious hotels, historical structures, and deliciously cheap eats, all in an area not much bigger th...
    • Penang Food Created: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      An introduction to Penang food - must-try dishes, street carts, and the best of Penang food in Malaysia
    • Meet Southeast Asia's Street Food Masters Created: Monday, June 24, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Meet the first World Street Food Congress Awards winners, a group of quality street food vendors from all over the world, serving traditional recipes from Vietnamese banh xeo to Singapore char kway...
    • Shopping at Kampong Glam, Singapore Created: Thursday, September 26, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Go shopping at Singapore's Kampong Glam ethnic enclave to find a wealth of Islamic and Malay goods among a series of chic accessory and clothing stores
    • Melaka - A Living History Created: Monday, March 16, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A short overview of the historic city of Melaka, the one spot in Malaysia where East truly meets West.
    • Laksa Created: Sunday, February 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Laksa is a delicious noodle soup found in Southeast Asia. An introduction to laksa, the dish’s history, and an easy recipe for curry laksa.
    • A Short History of Melaka Created: Monday, March 16, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A short history of Malaysia's most historic city. Melaka was founded by a rumored descendant of Alexander the Great, was a vassal to the Chinese, then was fought over by the Europeans before joining the independent country Malaysia in the 20th century.
    • A Travel Guide to Penang, Malaysia Created: Friday, February 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Island, city, foodie mecca, UNESCO World Heritage Site - learn all about the Malaysian state of Penang.
    • Top Must-Try Malaysia Street Foods Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A list of Malaysia's top street foods: these popular culinary finds in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, and Melaka provide cheap nourishment for travelers in Malaysia
    • Roti Kaya - a Favorite Kopitiam Breakfast throughout Malaysia and Singapore Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Roti kaya is as traditional a breakfast as you can get in Malaysia and Singapore: toasted bread, margarine and kaya spread made from coconuts and eggs.
    • Melaka Hotels Created: Monday, March 23, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A short list of hotels in Melaka, catering to a wide assortment of budgets and needs.
    • Singapore’s Ethnic Enclaves Created: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      A list of Singapore's ethnic enclaves, home to the island-state's vibrant Chinese, Malay, and Indian ethnic communities.
    • A Tour of Penang's Peranakan Mansion Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The Peranakan Mansion in Georgetown, Penang in Malaysia is a monument to the ambition of a single man, the Kapitan Cina Chung Keng Kwee.
    • The Peranakan of Singapore and Malaysia Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn more about the Peranakan, descendants of the first large Chinese diaspora in the Malay peninsula. Their influence can still be felt to this day, particularly in the cities of Penang, Melaka, and Singapore
    • Penang National Park Created: Thursday, September 23, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Penang National Park is Malaysia’s newest national park. Read about visitor information and the park’s beaches, hiking trails, and sea turtle population." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • Battambang, Cambodia Created: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Battambang is a pleasant town only hours from Siem Reap. Read about temples, hotels, transportation, and things to do in Cambodia’s second-largest city." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • Philippines' Top Churches Created: Sunday, April 21, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A list of the Philippines’ oldest and most prominent churches, landmarks of the Filipino people’s fervent Catholic faith and culture.
    • Tsunami in Bali, Indonesia Created: Monday, October 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The lovely shoreline surrounding the island of Bali are very vulnerable to tsunami. Here are what you need to know if a tsunami affects you on your travels." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • Transportation in Bali - An Introduction Created: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Transportation in Bali comes in plenty of flavors, some more tourist-friendly than the others. Here’s a guide to both public and private transportation." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • How to Say Hello in Southeast Asia Created: Friday, April 01, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Different countries have different greetings. Learn how to show respect and say hello across Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Laos, and the Philippines." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Nasi Goreng Created: Friday, February 25, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Nasi goreng is the most popular food in Indonesia. An introduction to Indonesian fried rice and how to best prepare the dish." itemprop="description">
    • Gunung Agung Created: Monday, January 31, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A guide to climbing Bali’s tallest active volcano, including equipment, tours, and transportation information." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      With good roads to the region, Kintamani can easily be explored on a day trip from Ubud. Read about transportation information, weather, and things to see." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Mount Batur Created: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Rising to 5,633 feet, Mount Batur can be summited by physically-fit hikers in around two hours. Read about trekking independently, tours, and details." itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...

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