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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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Kek Lok Si Temple

The "Temple of Supreme Bliss" is the largest Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia. The small fees are worth it to climb the 7-story "Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas" and see the statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist goddess of mercy.

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