Malaysia Destination Guide
Boasting a multicultural capital, incredible architecture, multiple heritage sites and an unforgettable cuisine, Malaysia is one of the most exciting countries in Asia and it is no mystery why Malaysia holidays are becoming more and more popular. A unique mix between a developing nation and one offering the latest in modern innovation, Malaysia has all of the comforts of its neighbours Singapore and Thailand mixed with a unique culture and beauty all its own.
Start your Malaysia tours in the capital, Kuala Lumpur. The largest city in Malaysia, it is home to fantastic shopping, mouthwatering cuisine, exclusive nightclubs and an impressive skyline of shimmering skyscrapers and urban beauty. Grab your Malaysia travel guide and head out to the skybridge at the Petronas Twin Towers, the symbol of Kuala Lumpur. Make sure to stop for some shopping and entertainment at the impressive Bukit Bintang, an enormous shopping centre where something exciting happens around the clock. Flights to Malaysia land in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, worth checking out even if you arrived by an alternate route. Its incredible architecture has ranked it one of the most beautiful airports in the world.
Get off the beaten path in Sabah, where you can enjoy world class scuba diving and gorgeous nature reserves. Sabah is located in northeastern Malaysia on the breathtaking island of Borneo. Climb Mount Kinabalu or dive into the relaxing ocean waters surrounding Sipadan Island. Thrillseekers can continue their adventure with excellent zip lining courses, white water rafting and cliff diving, while those searching for a bit of rest and relaxation can try golfing or a day at the spa.
Often called the 'Pearl of the Orient,' Penang is another must-visit destination. Its capital George Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its beautiful colonial mansions and stunning mosques. Penang is also a food lover's paradise, home to what many consider the best street food in the world. After indulging in the vendors' hot curries and delicious desserts, take a cooking class at the famous Nazlina Spice Station and learn how to recreate unique Malaysian flavours in the confines of your own kitchen.
If you came for the beaches you simply must visit Langkawi – an island paradise with white sand beaches and clear blue-green water. Enjoy the island's adventure activities by day on a a jet-ski tour or sailing excursion. At night, check out the market for a cheap and delicious Malaysian meal.
An undoubted jewel of the region, Malaysia is one of the best and most diverse holiday destinations in Southeast Asia.