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Health & Travel 2013: Wellness Treatments in Malaysia
Medical Tourism / Southeast Asia / Videos

Health & Travel 2013: Wellness Treatments in Malaysia

Malaysia is building its reputation as a hub for medical tourism, but a trip there is not just about treatments. It’s also about the concept of wellness and aftercare. If… Read More…

Health & Travel 2013: Medical Tourism in Malaysia
Asia / Health & Fitness / Medical Tourism / Southeast Asia / Videos

Health & Travel 2013: Medical Tourism in Malaysia

Prince Court Medical Center is becoming a main tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Why? It’s all about the brave new world of medical tourism.┬á A heart bypass could… Read More…

Maps, Not Google: Traveling by Instinct Through Malaysia
Beach Vacations / Budget Travel / Cultural Immersion / Culture / Destinations / Southeast Asia / Stories & Personal Journals

Maps, Not Google: Traveling by Instinct Through Malaysia

Many travelers dream of finding secret, untouristed beaches devoid of welcome drinks and tiki bars. Contributor Courtney Crockett relied on paper maps, night trains and instinct (OK, and a quick… Read More…

Travel Hotspots for 2013: A CBS This Morning Report
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Travel Hotspots for 2013: A CBS This Morning Report

Daydreaming of your next vacation? Tracking airfares all the way into next summer? Check out Peter Greenberg’s report on CBS Saturday Morning where he shares his top destination picks for… Read More…

Signature Dishes: Rendang Sauce from Chef Raymond Tan
Culinary Travel / Signature Dishes / Southeast Asia

Signature Dishes: Rendang Sauce from Chef Raymond Tan

As we learned on Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio this weekend, Malaysia’s diverse cuisine is heavily influenced by a number of cultures: Malay, Chinese and Indian. Check out this recipe for… Read More…

Radio Guest List–Phulay Bay-Ritz-Carlton Reserve-December 31, 2011
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Radio Guest List–Phulay Bay-Ritz-Carlton Reserve-December 31, 2011

Where do the locals like to eat in the resort town of Krabi, Thailand? What entices international travelers to make this place their home? And why is this part of… Read More…

Malaysia: Highlights from 40 Years of Travel through the Asian Peninsula
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Malaysia: Highlights from 40 Years of Travel through the Asian Peninsula

Travel correspondent David DeVoss has been to Malaysia over 30 times and each time he is greeted by modern innovations as well as reminders of the nation’s multi-ethnic history. DeVoss… Read More…

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Making Sumba Sustainable

How sustainable can a commercial hotel be? Can you limit your global footprint and still remain in business? Claude Graves did just that on the Indonesian island of Sumba after… Read More…

Bangkok Markets, Shopping & Thai Travel Tips: Suzy Gershman’s BKK Postcard
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Bangkok Markets, Shopping & Thai Travel Tips: Suzy Gershman’s BKK Postcard

World traveler and shopper extraordinaire Suzy Gershman returns to the markets of Bangkok, Thailand. In between shopping adventures, she shares the off-season hotel and restaurant deals available to those willing… Read More…

Four Local Favorites Of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Asia / Ask the Locals / Destinations / Southeast Asia / Travel News

Four Local Favorites Of Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Old City in Chiang Mai, Thailand is surrounded by a moat and the vestiges of a wall built to repel Burmese invaders. As the main tourist district, most stay… Read More…

Shopping Manila: Suzy Gershman’s Postcard from the Philippines
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Shopping Manila: Suzy Gershman’s Postcard from the Philippines

Shopping Manila: Suzy Gershman’s Postcard from the Philippines Dear Peter, I have not been kidnapped in Manila, so perhaps this postcard is not as exciting as it could be, but… Read More…