Malaysia

Malaysia

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, located partly on a peninsula of the Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo. West (peninsular) Malaysia shares a border with Thailand, is connected by a causeway and a bridge (the 'second link') to the island state of Singapore, and has coastlines on the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca. East Malaysia (Borneo) shares land/maritime borders with Brunei, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Penang Island, the Pearl of the Orient

Penang is an island off the northwestern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Penang's beaches are nice, though a little lackluster when compared to those in...
Cuisine of Malaysia

Malaysia's cuisine reflects the multi-ethnic makeup of its population. Many cultures from within the country and from surrounding regions have greatly influenced the cuisine....
Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur

The Petronas Towers are skyscrapers and twin towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004...
Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is reputable for its vibrant shopping scene. Tourism is a big industry in Malaysia, raking in billions in tourist revenue annually, hence...
Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur

Batu Caves is a limestone hill, which has a series of caves and cave temples, located in Gombak district, 13 kilometres north of Kuala...
Mount Kinabalu in Borneo

Mount Kinabalu is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah...
Petaling Street, the Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur

Petaling Street is a Chinatown located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is infamous for pirated clothes and accessories along with bootleg DVDs and CDs....
Kuala Lumpur, Capital of Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, or simply called KL by locals, is the federal capital and the largest city in Malaysia. Literally meaning muddy river confluence in...
Malacca, a Vibrant Malay City with a Unique Historical Background

Malacca is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, on the Straits of Malacca. The capital is Malacca City, which is 148km...
Cameron Highlands, One of Malaysia's Most Extensive Hill Stations

The Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysia's most extensive hill stations. Situated at the northwestern tip of Pahang, the "Camerons" is approximately 85 kilometres...

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