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Reasons Kukup Island Should Be Your Next Family Getaway Destination

Sometimes the colors and sounds, the hustle and bustle of city life can get a bit too loud for the senses. Kukup Island, a small fishing village in the southern part of Johor, Malaysia, provides a reprieve from all that. Source Forget about playgrounds and theme parks packed with thrilling rides, rather Kukup Island provides the pleasures of a much simpler life. Source Source Get away from your phones, tablets and televisions, instead try your hand at fishing. It’d be quite a lesson in patience. For a live lesson on marine life, bring your little ones on a bumpy bumboat ride to the kelongs where you’ll find a great variety of them, from archerfish and pufferfish to mudskippers and jellyfish....

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Towns and Districts to Visit with the Kids when in Johor

In Johor’s ten districts, you’re sure to find something to keep you occupied—tranquil nature, architecture marvels, food filled with flavour, theme parks and more—in each of them. Here are 5 towns and districts we think you’ll especially love if you have little ones in tow. 1. Muar Source Muar, also known as Bandar Maharani, meaning Town of the Empress in Malay, is rich in history. It’s streets are lined with historical buildings and tombs like the Kota Buruk where Parameswara, the founder of Malacca Sultanate stayed during his exile, and Panglima Lidah Hitam Mausoleum, the grave of the legendary Black Tongue Warrior. In other words, if you love history and buildings that have withstood time, you’ll love Muar. And when...

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