Malaysia Travel Tips
Malaysia is one of the most pleasant, hassle-free countries to visit in southeast Asia. It's buoyant and wealthy, and has moved towards a pluralist culture based on a vibrant and interesting fusion of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous cultures and customs.
Most visitors to Malaysia stick to the insane headlong rush of Kuala Lumpur, the colonially soothing Cameron Highlands Hill Station or the hedonistic torpor of Langkawi. However, East Malaysia, on Sabah and Sarawak, offers spectacular wildlife, longhouses and the awe-inspiring Mt Kinabalu.
Malaysia has a lot to offer adventurous travelers, but none so exhilarating as the incredible cave systems maintained by both public and private organizations, many of which have received special ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
The oldest zoo in Malaysia ,
Zoo Taiping, is a major zoological park located in the state of Perak
in northern Malaysia, a district once considered among the most valuable
colonial possessions ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012
Along with the nearby Petronas Towers ,
the Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower) dominates the city’s skyline and
attracts droves of tourists annually. Completed in 1995, the tower is
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
With a name that translates simply as “national park,” Malaysia’s
Taman Negara is the largest single swath of protected rainforest
anywhere in Southeast Asia. Extremely lucky visitors will ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
is home to countless temples and religious sites that culturally
inclined tourists will want to peruse. The following are just a few
examples of what the city has to offer.
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
Attracting audiences in excess of 30,000 people annually, The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Sarawak is one of the largest music festivals in Malaysia .
With a program that includes ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
Malaysia is a beautiful and rewarding place to visit, but it’s a very different culture than what most westerners are accustomed to. The following are a few general tips to keep in mind when ...
Malacca (Melaka), the third-smallest state in Malaysia ,
has been a sought-after destination for foreign visitors since its
founding in the 15th century. Modern Malacca has been rising with the ...
Written by Viator, April 2011
In the lush, tropical rainforest an hour and a half drive from Kuala Lumpur, the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary is an ambitious conservation program implemented and managed by the Malaysian Wildlife ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, December 2012
As one of the most vertically impressive cities in Southeast Asia, with a seemingly-ever growing economy, Kuala Lumpur ’s
skyline has become in itself a major attraction for visitors and with ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
Penang is a culturally diverse place with Malaysian, Chinese, Indian and European infuences. Good for no more than about 4 days to see all you need to see, the food is awesome if you eat at the local ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2013
The island of Sabah in Malaysia is the perfect destination for the adventure seeker wanting to break-out from the humdrum of big city destinations while traveling. To start, get to the region’s ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
Trekkers and nature lovers would be remiss to pass up the many opportunities for hiking and encountering lush flora and fauna found in one of Malaysia’s most extensive and expansive hill stations. ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
is known as a city of modern tastes, including its vibrant shopping
scene, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other great activities to
occupy yourself with, especially if you are ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Known as the the Jewel of Kedah, the 99 islands that make up the Langkawi archipelago are an ideal base for island hopping in Malaysia .
With a population of 64,792 Pulau Langkawi is the largest ...
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