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Tourists crossing a bridge in the Lao countryside.

Bridges Across Mekong Tourism: Two Travel Startups Solving the Accessibility Problem

Different but same-same: meet 2 radically different travel startups working to bridge the accessibility gap in Mekong tourism

Lean Joo Sean's char kway teow

Southeast Asia’s Foodie Capitals, Laid Bare

Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore make Bott & Co’s top 50 foodie cities – but no space at all for Penang?

Sin Guat Keong Kopitiam, Lebuh Kimberley, Penang

Lebuh Kimberley: Eating Late Night Street Food in Penang, Malaysia

Penang’s Lebuh Kimberley and its authentic Malaysian street food attracts plenty of foodie fans after dark

Food counter at Line Clear, Penang

Dining at Nasi Kandar Line Clear in Penang, Malaysia

Line Clear Nasi Kandar serves its namesake curry dish from an alley in Penang, Malaysia: ask for beef, chicken or mutton, and order it “kuah banjir” (flooded) with curry!

Baba Nyonya Museum in Melaka, Malaysia

How the Peranakan Melds Chinese and Southeast Asia Culture

The Peranakan culture in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore successfully unites indigenous and Chinese cultures, creating something altogether different.

Simply Enak's Mark Ng at a a Penang kopitiam

A Day to Night Tour of Penang, Malaysia’s Diverse Food Scene

The street food scene in Penang, Malaysia goes on 24 hours a day, and is so diverse that you need an experienced food guide to get you through!

The original Leong mansion, now the Majestic Malacca Hotel.

Towkay Roleplay at the Majestic Hotel in Malacca, Malaysia

The Majestic Malacca immerses its guests in the Malay-Chinese Peranakan culture native to Malaysia. Find out why this former mansion makes a great base to explore the rest of Malacca.