Things to do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is an ultramodern, metropolitan hub and the capital city of Malaysia. A visit to Kuala Lumpur will reward you with a unique mix that isn’t found in many cities of Southeast Asia. It is my favorite city in Asia!

Malay, Indian and Chinese residents in Kuala Lumpur offer the very best of their cultures in this vibrant Asiatic city. Below my top things to see during your visit to Kuala Lumpur and where to stay.

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Malaysia Truly Asia

Malaysia offers travelers two distinct experiences: its peninsula and Borneo, an island the country shares with Brunei and Indonesia. The peninsula offers a blend of Indian, Malay and Chinese flavors within the modern capital of Kuala Lumpur, while Borneo combines wild jungle, granite peaks and orangutans among its attractions.

Combined with a selection of colonial towns and beautiful islands, Malaysia offers a fascinating mix of sights. Here’s a look at some of the exciting places to see and best things to do during your vacation in Malaysia. Read More…

Malaysia’s East Coast Islands

Situated in Southeast Asia, Malaysia is a country famous for its numerous islands that feature stunning beaches and tropical rain forests. The East Coast islands are popular snorkeling and diving destinations due to their colorful coral reefs and crystal clear waters. However, there is much more to the Malaysian East Coast islands than diving and beaches alone. You can visit beautiful temples, colonial villages and experience lots of jungle adventures.

Some years ago I lived in this beautiful country for 4 months. During that time I had the chance to visit every island of Malaysia. My favorite islands are, Pulau Tioman, Pulau Redang and the Perhentian islands, all located at the east coast in the South China Sea.

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Tioman, Survivor Island of Malaysia


Small paradise on earth

When you think of Survivor you think of the most beautiful islands that the east coast of Malaysia has to offer, namely Pulau Tioman. The film South Pacific was, among others, filmed here and Tioman, after the Perhentian Islands, is very beloved for its white beaches and clear blue sea.

A few years ago I visited this idyllic bounty island, situated in the South Chinese sea, during my stay in Malaysia. From the old airport of Kuala Lumpur (Subang) you can book a domestic flight to Tioman with Berjaya Air.

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