Malaysia Travel Guide

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Malaysia Highlights

  • Pro
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    Faiza-Ifrah says…

     No extremity of seasons, highly developed systems, hospitable people, economic shopping, natural beauty 

  • Con
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    Glyt says…

     More expensive than other SE Asia countries 

  • In a nutshell
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    Xinta says…

     No other place like Malaysia - great people, great food, great places to visit & great festive seasons! 

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Kuala Lumpur

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Wilayah_Persekutuan/Kuala_Lumpur-1282074/TravelGuide-Kuala_Lumpur.html

6004,13551,222

Penang

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pulau_Pinang/Penang-1282036/TravelGuide-Penang.html

2478,5340,35

Melaka

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Melaka/Melaka-1281809/TravelGuide-Melaka.html

1598,3930,116

Pulau Langkawi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Kedah/Pulau_Langkawi-1282739/TravelGuide-Pulau_Langkawi.html

1376,3180,87

Kota Kinabalu

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/State_of_Sabah/Kota_Kinabalu-1281089/TravelGuide-Kota_Kinabalu.html

1062,2794,107

Kuching

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/State_of_Sarawak/Kuching-1281650/TravelGuide-Kuching.html

794,2083,48

Johor Bahru

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Johor_Bahru-1280844/TravelGuide-Johor_Bahru.html

520,948,46

Pulau Tioman

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pahang/Pulau_Tioman-1281914/TravelGuide-Pulau_Tioman.html

441,1047,11

Port Dickson

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Sembilan/Port_Dickson-1281848/TravelGuide-Port_Dickson.html

161,379,29

Cameron Highlands

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pahang/Cameron_Highlands-1282142/TravelGuide-Cameron_Highlands.html

567,1700,18

Genting

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Genting-1282494/TravelGuide-Genting.html

348,968,11

Pulau Perhentian Kecil

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Terengganu/Pulau_Perhentian_Kecil-1282846/TravelGuide-Pulau_Perhentian_Kecil.html

232,494,9

Kuala Terengganu

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Terengganu/Kuala_Terengganu-1281769/TravelGuide-Kuala_Terengganu.html

133,308,46

Miri

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/State_of_Sarawak/Miri-1283484/TravelGuide-Miri.html

242,620,30

Ipoh

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Ipoh-1281735/TravelGuide-Ipoh.html

251,818,27

Kuantan

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pahang/Kuantan-1282118/TravelGuide-Kuantan.html

158,433,25

Pulau Redang

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Terengganu/Pulau_Redang-1282831/TravelGuide-Pulau_Redang.html

277,860,4

Lumut

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Lumut-1282259/TravelGuide-Lumut.html

84,213,15

Pulau Pangkor

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Pulau_Pangkor-1282255/TravelGuide-Pulau_Pangkor.html

202,589,4

Pulau Perhentian Besar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Terengganu/Pulau_Perhentian_Besar-1282845/TravelGuide-Pulau_Perhentian_Besar.html

217,530,9

Seremban

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Sembilan/Seremban-1281845/TravelGuide-Seremban.html

132,280,10

Taiping

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Taiping-1281708/TravelGuide-Taiping.html

141,355,6

Petaling Jaya

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Selangor/Petaling_Jaya-1282071/TravelGuide-Petaling_Jaya.html

290,425,12

Sandakan

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/State_of_Sabah/Sandakan-1281424/TravelGuide-Sandakan.html

222,580,34

Batu Pahat

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Batu_Pahat-1280794/TravelGuide-Batu_Pahat.html

57,196,9

Muar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Muar-1280913/TravelGuide-Muar.html

69,190,10

Mersing

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Mersing-1280886/TravelGuide-Mersing.html

68,161,7

Shah Alam

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Shah_Alam-1280933/TravelGuide-Shah_Alam.html

62,149,11

Bukit Fraser

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pahang/Bukit_Fraser-1280785/TravelGuide-Bukit_Fraser.html

121,260,3

Taman Negara

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Taman_Negara-1281749/TravelGuide-Taman_Negara.html

218,489,0

Alor Setar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Kedah/Alor_Setar-1282782/TravelGuide-Alor_Setar.html

75,131,15

Kukup

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Kukup-1280818/TravelGuide-Kukup.html

131,339,0

Cherating Beach

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pahang/Cherating_Beach-1294899/TravelGuide-Cherating_Beach.html

89,196,2

Putrajaya

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Wilayah_Persekutuan/Putrajaya-2272042/TravelGuide-Putrajaya.html

143,380,2

Kota Tinggi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Kota_Tinggi-1280833/TravelGuide-Kota_Tinggi.html

105,231,0

Parit Buntar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Parit_Buntar-1282020/TravelGuide-Parit_Buntar.html

41,140,0

Kota Baharu

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Kelantan/Kota_Baharu-1282825/TravelGuide-Kota_Baharu.html

83,151,0

Kuala Selangor

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Kuala_Selangor-1280923/TravelGuide-Kuala_Selangor.html

81,170,0

Pulau Lang Tengah

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Terengganu/Pulau_Lang_Tengah-1282849/TravelGuide-Pulau_Lang_Tengah.html

109,221,0

Teluk Intan

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Teluk_Intan-1282268/TravelGuide-Teluk_Intan.html

51,90,0

Batu Caves

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Selangor/Batu_Caves-1282076/TravelGuide-Batu_Caves.html

216,488,0

Kampung Bukit Tinggi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Kampung_Bukit_Tinggi-1282054/TravelGuide-Kampung_Bukit_Tinggi.html

101,326,0

Kangar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perlis/Kangar-1282763/TravelGuide-Kangar.html

38,55,2

Pulau Sipadan

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/State_of_Sabah/Pulau_Sipadan-1281258/TravelGuide-Pulau_Sipadan.html

47,158,1

Sungai Petani

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Kedah/Sungai_Petani-1282294/TravelGuide-Sungai_Petani.html

45,209,0

Sibu

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/State_of_Sarawak/Sibu-1282502/TravelGuide-Sibu.html

28,140,3

Bukit Mertajam

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Pulau_Pinang/Bukit_Mertajam-1282012/TravelGuide-Bukit_Mertajam.html

41,186,0

Segamat

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Johor/Segamat-1280897/TravelGuide-Segamat.html

21,61,3

Kuala Kangsar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Perak/Kuala_Kangsar-1281714/TravelGuide-Kuala_Kangsar.html

76,231,0

Klang

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/Malaysia/Negeri_Selangor/Klang-1280934/TravelGuide-Klang.html

34,120,0

Kuala Lumpur

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Penang

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Melaka

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  • A' Famosa

    Melaka Things to Do

    Porta de Santiago Fortress was built by the Portuguese, under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, in 1511. They had attacked Melaka and overthrown the sultan who fled to Johor. They built the fortress as a defensive structure. At its height the fortress was made up of several long ramparts and four major towers. Most of the village of Melaka was...

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  • Hotel Puri

    Melaka Hotels

    What a fabulous place to stay. You enter into a lovely cool and tranquil foyer. The staff was very...

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  • Local food

    Melaka Restaurants

    Satay Celup is the menu of this local restaurant, the peanut stock sauce is put in the middle of the table then we can choose any skewers like prawn, chicken fillet, beef, meat ball, fish ball , vegetable, toufu, mushroom etc The owner is very friendly and he can call taxi for us back to hotel

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Pulau Langkawi

See all 1376 Pulau Langkawi Tips
  • Eagle Square

    Pulau Langkawi Things to Do

    Eagle Square (Dataran Lang) was a lovely place to spend a few hours, and there was other things to see besides the giant Eagle, which is the symbol of Langkawi, but not a great deal.There are lovely walks along the shore here, with little bridges and wooded areas to enjoy. The view was really nice across the water.A place worth a look and a couple...

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  • Casa Del Mar Hotel

    Pulau Langkawi Hotels

    Small personable 34 room boutique hotel with all sea facing rooms Small, friendly and personable

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  • Pantai Cenang Beach

    Pulau Langkawi Things to Do

    Pantai Cenang Beach has everything you need for a great beach holiday.As we strolled along the white sand on the wide beach, we watched people enjoying all the usual water sports like the banana ride, sailing and skiing.The water was clear and calm, and it's calmness was no doubt due this being a sort of bay, surrounded by beautiful small...

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Kota Kinabalu

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  • Manukan Island

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Visited the Manukan island as a part of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park 3 island hopping tour. TARP consists of 5 islands ,the Gaya, Mamutik, Manukan,Sapi and Sulug, but we just visited Manukan , Mamutik and we had our lunch on Sapi island. Departed from Jesselton Harbour , and it just took about 15 minutes to reach. Pay the Harbor tax,Sabah Park...

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  • Shangri-Las Rasa Ria Resort

    Kota Kinabalu Hotels

    We were happy to see our hotel pick up waiting at the airport for us on arrival. 45 minutes later we...

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  • Seafood Heaven Shop

    Kota Kinabalu Shopping

    This is the best place you can look for seafood in town. They have varieties of seafood, from frozen, fresh or dried one such as Lobster, Tiger Prawn, Flower Crab, Lots of coral fish, Abalone, Scallop, Dried Sea Cucumber, Seaweed, Cuttlefish, Dried Fish,Prawn, Anchovies, and many more. The price is quite cheap compare to the other frozen shop in...

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Kuching

See all 794 Kuching Tips
  • Sarawak River Cruise

    Kuching Things to Do

    The Sarawak River Cruise goes for 1.5 hours and cost RM60 each, we could have booked a cheaper tour but we liked the look of this big boat. There is unlimited free drinks of orange juice and plates of delicious layer cake and you can also purchase alcohol from the bar. The cruise was a bit late leaving and we thought it must be tourists who were...

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  • Hilton Kuching

    Kuching Hotels

    Perfect. We had interconnecting non-smoking rooms and a fantastic view of the river. Marshall at the...

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  • Take boat cross the River

    Kuching Things to Do

    You can take a small boat 50 sen ( adult) and free for children under 5 to cross the river.We did it at night just near to the Riverbank Suite. We took the boat just to get an experience, but the trip is too quick, only 2 min I guess you will reach the opposite riverbank. I heard the boat fee is RM1.00 after 10 pm.

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Johor Bahru

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Pulau Tioman

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Port Dickson

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  • OVER PRICED, TERRIBLE FOOD & POOR...

    Port Dickson Restaurants

    Overpriced restaurant- red snapper priced at RM60/kg, medium sized jenahak RM70/kg, double local & current price. It took almost hour to get the food ready, worse of all is the sweet & sour red snapper taste like Assam fish. Seafoods were not fresh, our sting ray was rotten, we returned it & refused to pay for the grilled fish. The owner never...

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  • Avillion

    Port Dickson Hotels

    Private gateaway. Private beach Quiet area for you to relax for you and your family. Buffet...

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  • A Hidden Gem in Port Dickson

    Port Dickson Restaurants

    I discovered this excellent restaurant when celebrating a buddy's bday. Waranee is a small eating place in Kampung Gelam, Port Dickson. If you're heading through Pantai Cahaya Bulan, search for a junction with the Shell refinery on the right. At the junction turn left and drive towards some shophouses on your right side. The shop looks like most...

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Cameron Highlands

Genting

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  • First World Plaza

    Genting Things to Do

    Ahh The Monorail, this monorail ride has only two stations, the first world plaza station and the Outdoor Theme Park Station and the Monorail Ride shuttles back and forth these two areas on a leisurely pace providing a panoramic view of the Genting Highlands Complex and in amnd around the Outdoor Theme Park Area so that you will take lots of...

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  • Resort Hotel Genting Highlands

    Genting Hotels

    Amidst the cool comfort and majestic natural landscapes of Genting, the four-star Resort Hotel which...

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  • Thieves

    Genting Things to Do

    This is my feedback about Snow Thieves, oh I mean Snow World.This is simply a place operated by a gang of thieves. Here is how it is done. Firstly, they show you 50 sign that says 'No mobile phones' before you enter (didn't know why by then by literately means 'If you want to get stolen enter with your mobile phone!). Then when you enter they have...

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Pulau Perhentian Kecil

Kuala Terengganu

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  • Taman Tamadun Islam (Islamic...

    Kuala Terengganu Things to Do

    There is an entrance fee before you can visit this park. Considering that meal voucher is included in the fee, it’s very worthwhile! The miniatures are all real looking especially Dome Of The Rock Or Qubah Al-Sakhrah Mosque...except that they’re smaller. There are the miniatures of the Masjid Nabawi & Masjidil Haram too!

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  • Tanjong Jara Hotel

    Kuala Terengganu Hotels

    Winner of the Aga Khan architecture award, this exceptional resort is a masterpiece and showcase of...

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  • Pantai Kemasik

    Kuala Terengganu Things to Do

    If you happen to drive along the coastal line to Kuala Terengganu do stop by at Kemasik Beach. There are amenities nearby such as prayer room for the Muslims and few shops to grab a bite. On the day of our visit, seems like they were upgrading the place. This beach is picturesque so don’t forget your camera! It’s ideal to bring your families on...

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Miri

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  • Niah National Park - Getting There and...

    Miri Off The Beaten Path

    Niah National Park is 115km southwest of Miri. It is not the easiest place to get to using public transport. Most of the buses travelling from Miri to Bintulu and further on to Sibu and Kuching stop at Batu Niah Junction. From the junction there are public buses to Batu Niah town but this is still 4km from park headquarters. The best option is to...

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  • Marriott Miri Resort & Spa

    Miri Hotels

    We were looking forward to a weekend at the Miri Marriott. The hotel is undergoing a renovation so...

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  • Bus from Brunei to Miri

    Miri Transportation

    A very comfortable bus leaves Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei twice daily for the trip to Miri. Morning bus is at 7am and afternoon bus at 1pm. The bus stops at Tutong (on request), Seria and Kuala Belait.I caught a morning bus - only 3 passengers at the start - which picked up a passenger at Tutong and arrived in Seria at 8.40. The driver said the...

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Ipoh

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  • Chicken Rice

    Ipoh Restaurants

    Among Ipoh's best-known local delicacy is the chicken rice with poached chicken that's seasoned lightly with very good quality soysauce. A common side-dish to this chicken meal will be Ipoh's famous crunchy beanprouts.Locals call this meal "Ngah Choy Kai".

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  • Heritage

    Ipoh Hotels

    i was apprehensive about this property having read many negative reviews on various websites. i...

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  • D.R. Seenivasagam Park

    Ipoh Things to Do

    This park was on the opposite side of the river from the Kinta Riverfront Hotel. It looked quite pretty, but I just had a quick look. I did not explore it fully.

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Comments (1)

  • tropicrd's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2012 at 11:58 PM

    Beautiful Malaysia.

    • giampiero6's Profile Photo
      Oct 25, 2012 at 10:33 AM

      I am interested in the street food of malaysia having sampled some average but very interesting buffets during a layover. A lot of cultural cross over that makes for deliciuous food!

    • tropicrd's Profile Photo
      Oct 25, 2012 at 3:42 PM

      The fresh corn they cook on the roadsides in giant cauldrons is fantastic G.
      Also a kind of vege pancake they cook in the market stalls. I agree a lot of indian,chinese and malay influences in the food and portugese influence in Malaka.

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