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George Town, Penang, Malaysia: Things to Know Before You Go

George Town, Malaysia, is a quaint little town located on the island of Penang in the Malacca Strait on the West side of Malaysia. The cities of Melaka and George Town were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2008 for their multicultural heritage and architectural wonders. In recent years, George Town has become synonymous …

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Street Art George Town Penang Malaysia

Maynard’s Street Art Obsession: George Town, Penang, Malaysia

George Town on the island of Penang is home to some of the most renowned and interactive street art. Going to Malaysia and taking the trek to Penang is like a pilgrimage for street art enthusiasts. Working the pieces into the surrounding environment is something of a specialty for these artists. Work is prominently displayed …

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Naga Café: Our Happy Place in Bangkok

We both remember the day we discovered Naga Café in Bangkok, Thailand. The restaurant was located just around the corner from our hotel. Our particular excitement was due to the proximity of the cafe. The restaurant was less than a 5-minute walk, which was great because the heat outside was intense. We arrived for a …

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Top 5 Things to do in Bac Ha Vietnam

Top 5 Things to do in Bac Ha, Vietnam

Bac Ha, Vietnam is one of those places that got pegged for one thing, and visitors tend to overlook anything else. Most famous for its colorful and lively Sunday Market. It’s a shame most travelers only plan to visit Bac Ha during market time. The little town has much more to offer, and travelers should …

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Macau, China: Things to Know Before You Go

Macau, otherwise known as the “Las Vegas of China,” is located about an hour west of Hong Kong. It is semi-bordered by China on its North and West sides. The Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China is made up of the Macau Peninsula and the islands of Taipa, Coloane, and Cotai. Each location …

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Angkor Wat: Things to Know Before You Go

Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument globally and is but a piece of the more important ancient city of Angkor. Scientists now believe that Angkor was the largest pre-industrial city globally, containing some 1,000 square kilometers (390 sq miles). As a result, there are seemingly many temples to explore. Things to Know Before Arriving …

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