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Background & Highlights
Sandwiched between Thailand and the northern fringes of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are in an altogether higher economic bracket than the rest of Southeast Asia.
Malaysia comprises the lower half of the Malay peninsular to the south of Thailand, as well as the states of Sarawak and Sabah in the north of Borneo. Singapore is ...
Liveaboard Diving, Gulf of Thailand
During the southwest monsoon that blows between May and October, the conditions on the Andaman coast become inhospitable for liveaboard diving and some boats redeploy to the Gulf of Thailand side which has an inverse weather pattern.
Upriver Adventures with the Iban
A visit to a longhouse is often the highlight of a trip to Sarawak, offering a glimpse into the lifestyle of the various tribes who have for generations lived in the remote interior of Borneo. While there are many areas in Sarawak where longhouses can be visited, Ulu Ai is one of the best.
Kapalai Dive Packages
Macro Paradise: the diving around Kapalai is very easy and shallow but quite spectacular. The sandy bottom and the sparse coral heads host an amazing array of small, often yet-to-be-classified, shamelessly colorful subjects, making the diving here an unforgettable experience - especially for keen underwater photographers.
Mosques in Penang
A state in Malaysia located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia by the Strait of Malacca, Penang is home to dozens of Islamic mosques and the culture of Islam, as it does throughout Malaysia, colors every aspect of modern life.