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Video: Scenes from Melaka

Tweet My brief visit to Melaka mostly revolved around a tourism conference, but I had just enough time to wander the street food stalls and celebrate Deepavali with locals, famous Malaysian singers and even the prime minister. Here is a short taste of what the city is like.¬†Look out for more videos in the coming […]

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Scenes from Deepavali in Malaysia

Tweet Malaysia may be a majority Muslim country, but its other faiths, Christianity, Buddhism and especially Hinduism, are well represented. Diwali, known as Deepavali in Malaysia, is one of the Hindu faith’s most beloved festivals and the celebration of light. Every year the government of Malaysia organizes a large celebration for the festival in one […]

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The Colorful Streets of Melaka

Tweet My week in Malaysia was a whirlwind, as we never spent more than three nights in any place. Melaka, known by the British as Melaka, was one such place and I wish’d I’d been able to explore more of the historic city. The group was in town for a tourism conference and the country’s […]

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