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    The Perhentians – A Secret Malaysian Paradise

    WELCOME TO THE BEACH A travel journey – As seen on 1972 Blog ⇷☓⇸ In the depths of early morning we arrived in the middle of nowhere, Malaysia. Eight hours by bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Besut, we descended the steps, looking haggard onto a deserted forecourt with our backpacks and a sense of uncertainty. We had been told that we would be dropped off at the ferry terminal where a boat would take us to paradise, also known as the Perhentian Islands, but there was no water in sight. In typical Asian fashion, we had paid to be taken close to our destination but not exactly where we…

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    The Top 10 Places To Visit In Vietnam

    GOOD MORNING VIETNAM! ⇷☓⇸ You’ve probably seen it in the background of countless war movies, but nothing can prepare you for the epic beauty of Vietnam. It is a very beautiful country, filled with delicious food and countless things to see and do. From the natural beauty of Marble Mountains and Halong Bay to the man-made artistry of the sacred temples and Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam has a lot to offer travellers. The country has suffered a long dark history of colonialism, communism, war, and poverty. You cannot escape learning about the horrid history whose effects are still visible on the faces, bodies the locals even today. Admittedly, it’s a…