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Malaysia

  • Beautiful Mosques of Malaysia

    Mosques of Malaysia

    The Malaysian population is an interesting mix of various ethnicities including Muslim, Indian and Chinese. Muslim population make approximately 61% of this ethnic mix. With a total population of Muslim exceeding 19 million in Malaysia, the strong presence of Islam is reflected in all aspects of social life including the architecture of Malaysian buildings. 

  • Best Honeymoon Destination in Malaysia

    Best honeymoon destination in Malaysia

    Malaysia is ranked as one of the best locations from honeymooners from across the world especially from the Middle East and Asian countries. Rich cultural heritage, amazing ethnic mix, modern lifestyle and world-class holiday destination make Malaysia a very likeable choice if you are are looking for a dream honeymoon destinations. Plan your honeymoon in Malaysia in one of many exotic Island destinations including Langkawi, Radang and Perhentian Islands. 

  • Best Places to visit in Kuala Lumpur - Part 2

    Kuala Lumpur Attractions

    In this part, I am exploring most popular tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur located at the outskirts of the city. Kuala Lumpur city has great public transport comprising buses, trains, light rail and taxis. Public transport (light rails network) is very cheap as compared to catching taxis. However, my experience is that renting a car  and driving in Kuala Lumpur is the most convenient way to explore more and save time, as public transport can be crowded and time-consuming in the day time. Most of these locations are easily accessible by public transport as they are located with hundred kilometres of the Kuala Lumpur city. 

  • Genting Highlands Malaysia's most popular destination

    Genting Highlands

    Genting Highlands Malaysia is one of the premier tourist destinations in Malaysia. Easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur, Genting Highlands attracts large crowds over the weekends. With a continuous uphill drive, the weekend brings out the fast bike and car riders racing up to the top of the hill to the casinos. Driving to Highlands is a great experience if you are comfortable with driving in the mountains. 

  • Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide

    Kuala lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur is a booming metropolis attracting over 29 million tourists from around the world. The city is spread of 243 sq.km with a population of over 1.8 million. With world-class road and transport infrastructure and hub of air traffic to South-East Asia, Kuala Lumpur has become a major the starting point of exploring South-East Asia for many travellers flying from Europe and mainland Asia.

    Cheap airline tickets and over 50000 rooms in KL alone make it a very popular tourist destination. Kl provides easy and efficient road as well as air access to destinations like Singapore and Southern Thailand. 

    Whether you want to travel by trains, roads or sea, Malaysia is a very affordable country to travel.  I have travelled to KL over 50 times in the last 15 years and explored most of the areas of this interesting city in detail. I have seen Kuala Lumpur evolve over the last decade and enjoy the great cultural mix, culinary experience and interesting historical places to visit. Here is some useful information I have compiled over the years. 

  • One Day Trips from Kuala Lumpur for Families

    Day trips fro Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur is a great cities for a family holiday. There is plenty of things to do in Kuala Lumpur for people from all age groups. Attracting over 26.1 million international tourists in 2019 and over 57,000 rooms available in hotels in Kuala Lumpur has become a hub of tourist activities. A large number of tourist in Kuala Lumpur arrive from neighbouring countries like Thailand (10 million) and Singapore (over 4.6 million). Malaysia is also very popular for family holidays from middle eastern Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Kuwait. The average stay from most countries is approximately 7-9 nights (2018 tourist data). Therefore, planning your trips to Kuala Lumpur should include days excursion to some amazing locations around Kuala Lumpur. 

  • Three Days in Kuching Sarawak Malaysia

    Kuching Sarawak

    Kuching is one of the most interesting destinations in Malaysia located in the Southern end of Sarawak in Southern Malaysia. The flight time from Kuala Lumpur is approximately 1 hour. AirAsia flights operate daily with price ranging from RM 400 to RM 1000 (between A$ 10 -30). Best way to utilize your day is to book an early morning flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching.  My knowledge about the history of Sarawak region was very little and I decided to pick and a new destination in Malaysia. Kuching, to my surprise, was a unique adventure and amazing dive into the rich cultural history of Malaysia. Here are some interesting recollections from my three amazing days in Kuching.

  • Visit Melaka Malaysia

    Visit Melaka Malacca

    The UNESCO listed state, Melaka provides a unique cultural experience with a rich history of colonial occupation. Offering easy access to Kuala Lumpur, Melaka city in recent years have seen a spate of development which makes it an ideal place for a weekend break as a number of quality hotels are available at very affordable rates. If you want to enjoy authentic Nyonya cuisine of Malaysia and indulge in the rich history of early Portuguese Settler and Dutch invaders to this part of the world, Melaka should definitely be on your list during your visit to Malaysia.

  • Visiting Georgetown and Batu Ferringhi

    Batu Ferringhi

    Once part of British Colony, Georgetown is marked with the innumerable building dating to the eighteenth century. These richly decorated buildings give you an insight into booming historic past. You can find plenty of mosques, churches, and temples showing the mixed heritage of this place.

  • Visiting Georgetown Penang

    Visiting Georgetown Penang

    Chase the street art/art installations, walk along with the charming British Colonial houses with a camera in the hand and a sense of wonder in the heart, witness the elegance of the clan jetties almost floating on the quayside or have a food and shopping extravaganza at Gurney Drive and all over Georgetown. Head over for resort/beach fun and a vibrant Night Market at Batu Ferringhi. Penang will never let you go even after you leave!  Read More

  • Visiting Kuantan in Pahang

    Kuantan East Malaysia

    Kuantan is the capital city of Pahang in the East Coast of peninsular Malaysia.I travelled to Kuantan from Kuala Terengganu in September 2019. The road trip takes around 2.5 hours and passes through a number of interesting and laid back coastal towns including Kuala Dungan, Chukai and Cherating. These coastal towns are popular for water sports and attract crowds from surrounding towns over the weekends. There are a number of seaside resorts along Cherating Beach.