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Tioman: facts for the visitor

Julian Hyde's introduction to the Malaysian island of Tioman in the South China Sea - a collection of useful hints and tips.

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Tropical Tioman

"Being a diver, the well known diving location of Tioman was a natural draw. Once voted one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world, Tioman was used as the location of the mythical Bali Hai in the '50s film South Pacific." Julian Hyde waxes lyrical about the beauties of Tioman.

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Hong Kong Morris Men

"Morris dancing is an English traditional type of dancing. Its origins go back for hundreds of years to pre-Christian times. The farmers and peasants who did these dances believed that the dances helped their crops to grow." David Scott writes about the Hong Kong Morris.

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Useful information, hints and tips for visitors to Indonesia's capital, Jakarta.

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Breather in Bahrain

"One of the small pleasures that your average British expatriate takes from living in Saudi Arabia is leaving the Kingdom to travel to the island of Bahrain. The only problem can sometimes be clearing Immigration at the causeway - purely due to the number of escapees." Big Stevie's guide to the fleshpots of Bahrain.

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