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Doreen Cheong is a mother of two who lives in Malaysia. After several years of spending her time taking care of the kids, she has now discovered the wonders of adventure and historical travel. In between all these, she is starting to dabble in freelance travel writing.

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Putrajaya, Malaysia. Administration complex.

Sepang…More than the Airport!

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The author takes you on a tour of the district of Sepang, state of Selangor, Malaysia. Sepang is home to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), the Formula One racing circuit, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya.

Destinations: Malaysia | Putrajaya/Cyberjaya
Topics: Economy | Architecture

History of Malaya…How It All Began

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Positioned between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea, Malaysia has long been the meeting place for traders and travelers from West and East. Starting with the Orang Asli, who settled here ten...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: 20th Century History
The Clifford School at Kuala Lipis, Pahang, Malaysia.

Kuala Lipis, Hidden Treasure

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If it's a quaint, authentic Malay town with colonial influences you're seeking, then Kuala Lipis is the place to be. This little known treasure is situated in the state of Pahang, about three hours...

Destinations: Malaysia | Pahang
Topics: Travel | 20th Century History | Architecture
Three days and three nights of celebrations...

A Cambodian Wedding...

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She was working in a factory in the 1970s when she was ordered by the Khmer Rouge commanders to assemble in the town hall. When she arrived, there was a group of frightened young people. Oum Shi's...

Destinations: Cambodia | Mekong River
Topics: Culture | People | Traditions

Pepper, The Spice of Life

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Piper nigrum would sound strange to most people; yet it is an important, common condiment that give a special taste to most dishes. Asian and the Middle East dishes in particular, relies on pepper and...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Food
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