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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel

Penang, Malaysia was good for me. It was comfortable and familiar, as if I’d been there before, and the island welcomed me with open arms. Initial plans called for me to...

Malaysia’s State of Penang is made up of a turtle-shaped island and a large strip of land on the mainland, joined by one of the longest bridges in the world. However,...

Fish Spa in Batu Ferringhi on Penang Malaysia

The driver who picked me up from the airport when I arrived in Penang suggested things I might want to see while visiting this part of Malaysia. “Of course, you want...

Pit vipers at Snake Temple on Penang Malaysia

When I learned about the Snake Temple in Penang, Malaysia, I knew I had to visit. Snakes and I have a long-standing relationship, which may have begun back in 1968, when...

I walked cautiously, trying not to slip into the concrete gutters that separate George Town’s row houses from the narrow road. Beside me, a gaunt Chinese man with flowing white hair...

It is monsoon season. And while many avoid Asia during the rainy season, I think it may be the best time to visit Malaysia. Every morning dawns clear and sunny with...