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Map of Brunei and British Northern Borneo

Brunei Darussalam, Borneo

On the northwestern coast of the island of Borneo, between Sarawak and Malaysia, is Brunei Darussalam — the “Abode of Peace.”  Brunei is probably best known for its long line of sultans and extraordinary wealth and power afforded by an abundance of natural oil and petroleum resources that scatter the island.  So, how can a land blessed […]

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Classic Vietnamese Pho

Pho is the national dish of Vietnam – comforting, fulfilling, incredibly intense and with humble beginnings. The first record of pho was noted just over a century ago during the unification of Vietnam under French rule in 1887. It is theorized by culinary experts that the word pho comes from the French “feu” or “fire,” or was adapted from “pot au feu”, a French beef […]

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