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Tending to the Tip

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Inspired by the conservation efforts of a British hotelier, the Rungus people of Sabah’s northernmost headland are protecting their beaches and ancestral lands with eco-tourism. Photos by Kit Yeng Chan.

KL Four Ways

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Malaysia’s space-age capital is a tasty proposition — and not just because of its spectacular food scene.

From the Mountains to the Masses

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Sape virtuoso Alena Murang is popularizing the ancestral culture of Borneo’s Kelabit people through her music.

Nurture in Nature

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Borneo is legendary for its dense, rugged landscapes. And it is still very possible to lose yourself in Sarawak’s array of national parks.

Rumble in the Jungle

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The Borneo Jazz Festival returns to Sarawak this month after a two-year ab-sence with a joyfully eclectic program. Marco Ferrarese gets the skinny from Hii Yuh Lin, the festival’s artistic director and a key figure in Malaysia’s live jazz scene.

Myths and Bliss

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There’s are more layers to Langkawi — one of Malaysia’s most visually stunning island destinations — than meets the eye

Peak Performer

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Scaling Mount Kinabalu remains one of the region’s most popular active adventures. Duncan Forgan pits his calf muscles to the test on the slopes of Southeast Asia’s highest mountain

Sipadan: Paradise Below

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Sipadan’s turquoise waters are home to an amazing variety of marine life, including dolphins, giant turtles, sharks and a technicolor array of tropical fish. 

Borneo: Lost World

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Giant red apes swing from trees. Mysterious pygmy elephants stomp through the thick jungle. Nowhere in the world’s imagination more represents the wildlife of Asia more than Borneo. 

Wild Langkawi: Mangroves, Monkeys, Eagles, and Sharks

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Beautiful Malaysian paradise island, wildlife, snorkel-blue waters on the Andaman Sea, mountains, mangroves — Langkawi is not a hard sell.

Jerome Colson on the Newly-Opened One&Only Desaru Coast

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The One&Only Desaru Coast opened on September 6, 2020. Remote Lands speaks to General Manager Jerome Colson on the future of Malaysia travel.

One&Only Desaru Coast to Open in Malaysia

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The 128-acre One&Only Desaru Coast will open on September 6 on peninsular Malaysia just over the border from Singapore.