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'Authentic' vacations offered by homestays

When we go abroad on holiday we often stay in hotels or guest houses. By doing so you might have had a great time but easily miss out on the culture on offer or engaging with the local people.

In Malaysia some people there are offering an altogether different experience where they share their home with tourists and teach them some of the local customs.

Fiona Foster discovers what it's like to holiday in another persons home.

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