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The Malaysian peninsula that stretches southwards from Thailand to the Indonesian archipelago is an eclectic mix of flourishing cities, deserted beaches, lush tropical jungle and vast plantations. This exotic South-East Asian nation is a great place to experience some of the best of the regions diversity. Made up of 13 individual states and 3 federal territories, Malaysia fuses Malays, Chinese, Indian and Europeans living harmoniously with indigenous tribes. The tourism slogan ‘Malaysia, Truly Asia’ couldn’t be more accurate.
Head eastwards across the South China Sea to the equatorial island of Borneo. Ancient tropical rainforests with towering trees, some of which are tallest on the planet still cover vast areas. These jungles are home to all manner of creatures including the most famous of its residents the rust coloured Orangutan
Malaysia’s colonial past give you a sense of familiarity, yet the melting pot of cultures gives a flavour all of its own.