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Insider’s Guide to Johor, Malaysia

Johor is still a diamond in the rough: with some spots lacking in polish, but with riches worth digging for. It’s possible to drive from the bottom to the top of the state, which is located in the southern portion of the Peninsular Malaysia, in under three hours. Here’s how to make the most of your time in this intriguing corner of the world.

Postcard From Penang

There’s no finer end to a day in Penang, Malaysia, than to watch the tropic sun drop into the Strait of Malacca. Drink to the dusk with a cold Tiger beer, a reward for exploring the tightly packed and steamy streets of the city’s preserved inner core—a 640-acre UNESCO World Heritage site known by its English colonial name, George Town.

Reader Recs: World’s Best Street Food

In a nod to the Society’s yearlong focus on food, we asked our National Geographic Travel Facebook fans to share the best lip-smacking street eats they’ve sampled around the globe. Their answers left us hungry for more (and wanting to book a ticket to Southeast Asia). So grab a snack and join us on a tour of…

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories with #NGTRadar. Check back on the blog each Wednesday for our Travel Lately roundup.

The Radar: Travel Lately

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories with #NGTRadar. Check back on the blog each Wednesday for our Travel Lately roundup.

The Radar: Travel Lately

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #NGTRadar. Check back on the blog on Wednesdays for our Travel Lately roundup.

The Radar: Travel Lately

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #NGTradar. Check back on the blog on Wednesdays for our roundups.

The Radar: Go Galápagos, Malaysian Street Cuisine, Swiss Train Hopping

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups.

Photos: Where You Went

Around and around we go. Our jet-setting friends on Facebook continue to amaze us with their weekend travel plans. Here’s a taste of the places you and your fellow gallivanters have visited lately.

The Radar: Vienna’s Musical Heritage, Malaysia’s Best Dishes, Tips for Avoiding Jet Lag

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The Radar: 20 Reasons to Visit India, Fly a Kite in France, What to Eat in Malaysia

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We’re back! Thanks for your patience yesterday as we worked to fix our server problem. Intelligent Travel is back up and running. Need  a reason to visit India? The Lost Girls give you 20: regional cuisine, folk art, genuine people, Bollywood culture, street food… shall we go on? [The Lost Girls] Soar to new heights…

Travels With A Herpetologist

For many people, Southeast Asia conjures up images of ancient stone temples, vibrant colors, spicy cuisine and warm, musky rains breathing life into lotus ponds. But imagine instead hiking for miles shin-deep in mud, fending off bloodsucking leeches and existing on a diet of tarantulas and cockroaches, while risking infection, heatstroke and malaria. Not exactly…