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Penang: Malaysia's Food Paradise

You won’t go to this island for its beaches (unless you want to see monkeys), but you’ll stay for its colonial charm and tasty dishes: char kway teow, popiah and yong tau foo, to name a few.

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Snake Temple

Aptly named, this temple is filled with pit vipers. Locals believe the vipers have been rendered harmless by the sacred smoke that fills the temple. However, the snakes have also been de-venomized -- just in case.

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