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Kuala Lumpur

See all 6382 Kuala Lumpur Tips
  • Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

    Batu Caves

    4 out of 5 stars

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    Batu Caves are north of the centre of KL, near the suburb of Gombak. It is a sacred site to Hindus, and when you arrive you'll see a huge golden statue of Lord Murugan next door to a large set of steps. Around the base of the steps are many souvenir shops and restaurants, where I'd recommend you pick up hats if needed and plenty of water for the...

  • Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

    Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur Hotels

    A fabulous stay and a great hotel in all respects especially with regards to the range of...

  • Streetfood, Kuala Lumpur


    4 out of 5 stars

    Kuala Lumpur Restaurants

    Not far from Bintang Walk which is Kuala Lumpur's busiest shopping area you will find Jalan Alor which is an entire street that is full of cheap hawker food. There are tables and chairs along the sides of the road and footpaths and everyone wants you to eat from their stall. This area is extremely busy at night with locals and tourists and as...



See all 2538 Penang Tips
  • Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera), Penang

    Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

    Penang Things to Do

    There's a cable car to take you up Penang hill. I went on the first dry Saturday in a few weeks, after a very wet week, during the school holiday, just after Christmas, at about 11am. I therefore ended up queuing for nearly 2 hours (and 30 mins on the way back). Was it worth it? Probably not quite. I did enjoy the views, the temples and some of the...

  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion Hotel

    Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion Hotel

    Penang Hotels

    After a long but pleasant drive from KL, through mountains and verdant scenery, arriving at Cheong...

  • Street Food & Hawkers, Penang

    Street Food & Hawkers

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Restaurants

    Brother Sheng is owner of this stalls,he is nice.When i order a drink call ''Teh Tarik'' ,Brother Sheng is very funny to show a bit acrobatics to making ''Teh Tarik''. Brother Sheng love to use his old stove,he said old stove making drinks and bread is more yummy.Early morning in 5 am,Brother Sheng need take 30 min to start his fire inside the...



See all 798 Kuching Tips
  • Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Kuching

    Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Kuching Things to Do

    The main reason we deiced to come to Kuching was to see the orangutans at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre. We booked a week day private tour through our hotel which was MR60 ($20) and left for the centre at 8am. This was so exciting as I have never seen orangutans in the wild before. We walked down a small pathway and were given a short safety briefing...

  • Hilton Kuching

    Hilton Kuching

    Kuching Hotels

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

  • Tua Pek Kong Temple, Kuching

    Tua Pek Kong Temple

    Kuching Things to Do

    This is Kuching's oldest Buddhist temple. It was founded in 1843 and is still in use today. its sits on a small hill overlooking the river close to old colonial center in the Chinese district of Kuching.



See all 1836 Melaka Tips
  • St. Paul's Church Ruins, Melaka

    St. Paul's Church Ruins

    Melaka Things to Do

    Even if you are not interested in the museums or church ruins on St. Paul's Hill it would be a good idea to climb it just to get a good view of Meleka It is the best place in town to see Melaka except for the rotating view deck on the tower which costs quite a bit for the 7 minute experience. It will only take 5 minutes to climb the hill from the...

  • Ramada Plaza Melaka

    Ramada Plaza Melaka

    Melaka Hotels

    It's definitely not up to Marriot standard. It likely a 4 star. Check in was slow due to high peak....

  • Local food, Melaka

    Local food

    4 out of 5 stars

    Melaka Restaurants

    We passed by the Geographers Cafe the day before and promised we would return after seeing the menu, and this turned out to be a wise decision. The restaurant is on a corner pre-was shop-house and has tables on a terrace by the street as well as an air conditioned room for private functions. In the evening a band plays here. It is a great place to...


Johor Bahru

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Kota Kinabalu

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  • Manukan Island, Kota Kinabalu

    Manukan Island

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Manukan island is one of the 5 islands which make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman national marine park (along with Mamutik, Gaya, Sapi and Sulug). Between 10 and 3, you're spoilt for choice of boats leaving from Jesselton Point pier, and you should be able to negotiate a price of RM20-5 per person including terminal fee. The boat ride takes about 20...

  • Shangri-Las Rasa Ria Resort

    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...

  • Wee on the rainforest, Kota Kinabalu

    Wee on the rainforest

    Kota Kinabalu Off The Beaten Path

    Here is a tip for the men on this site (sorry, I don't know what the ladies' toilets are like!). If you have ever wanted to urinate on tropical plants without visiting the jungle - and who hasn't? - then just take a trip to the Suria Sabah mall in KK. The men's toilets have a glass trough and wall behind which are lots of plants. Very curious.


Pulau Tioman

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  • Diving and Snorkeling, Pulau Tioman

    Diving and Snorkeling

    Pulau Tioman Things to Do

    This is among main reason why many tourists visit here. Get ready to check with your hotel on the best place to go for the best underwater experience. Make sure you not seasick from the boat ride. Enjoy!

  • JapaMala Resort

    JapaMala Resort

    Pulau Tioman Hotels

    This is a resort with 5-star service and but not 5-star amenities. There were some renovations...

  • Reliable boat taxi, Pulau Tioman

    Reliable boat taxi

    Pulau Tioman Transportation

    I used the company Eco-Divers Ocean Expeditions for boat taxi hires a few times, and they were reliable. Their main base at Air Batang Beach, Tioman.While their main business is transporting people to and from their own snorkeling and diving activities, they are happy to pick up other passengers for a fee as well. I found them accurate and...



See all 366 Genting Tips
  • First World Plaza, Genting

    First World Plaza

    Genting Things to Do

    I didn't really know what to expect to find at Genting apart from the casino and hotels. It turns out there is a big mall, with medium to high end shops to spend the money you win gambling. First World plaza also has a lot of restaurants, a cinema, a ghost walk interactive horror experience, a few rides, an indoor snow park, and a Ripley's museum....

  • Resort Hotel Genting Highlands

    Resort Hotel Genting Highlands

    Genting Hotels

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

  • Mall on a mountain: First World Plaza, Genting

    Mall on a mountain: First World Plaza

    Genting Things to Do

    I didn't really know what to expect to find at Genting apart from the casino and hotels. It turns out there is a big mall, with medium to high end shops to spend the money you win gambling. First World plaza also has a lot of restaurants, a cinema, a ghost walk interactive horror experience, a few rides, an indoor snow park, and a Ripley's museum....


Pulau Langkawi

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  • Langkawi Taxi's, Pulau Langkawi

    Langkawi Taxi's

    Pulau Langkawi Transportation

    The taxi's in Langkawi operate on a set fare system.The rates are very reasonable and taxi's easily obtainable from many locations around the island.The drivers are all pleasant and easy to get along with.Use the taxi's :)

  • The Datai

    The Datai

    Pulau Langkawi Hotels

    We head to this resort out of curiousity to find out how exclusive it is. Yes, it's really exclusive...

  • Durian, Pulau Langkawi


    Pulau Langkawi Favorites

    Durian is a spiky fruit that many Asian people consider to be the "king of fruits".It is offered for sale at many markets and roadside stalls,and you will smell it before you see it! It is quite an experience to taste,and to be honest I did not think a lot of it,but try it for yourself,and maybe you will enjoy it.


Cameron Highlands

  • Crazy fruit, Cameron Highlands

    Crazy fruit

    Cameron Highlands Things to Do

    Lots of people come to Cameron Highlands to buy locally grown strawberries - fair play, they are quite nice. However, you should also keep an eye out for more exotic fruit, such as the fluorescent pink "jambu jeruk", or pickled guava (not actually pickled, but a juicier version of guava), or the purple stripy "Cameron apple" which turns out to be a...

  • Merlin Inn Resort Cameron Highlands

    Merlin Inn Resort Cameron Highlands

    Cameron Highlands Hotels

    Tanah Rata, Pahang,, Pahang, 39007, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Pasar malam - the night market, Cameron Highlands

    Pasar malam - the night market

    Cameron Highlands Things to Do

    Brinchang's night market is pretty vibrant. To the north end of town, it runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Stalls include local produce, especially strawberry based stuff (and the fruit itself), souvenir tat which is often strawberry themed, and food stalls selling various fried vegetables, noodles, rice, satay and barbecue. Good fun to look...


Pulau Redang

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  • Vegetarian Meals, Pulau Redang

    Vegetarian Meals

    Pulau Redang Restaurants

    As we taken up the 3D2N snorkeling package with 2 lunchs, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinner inclusive, all meals were served in buffet style. My wife is a vegetarian, we not deliberately requested if the kitchen could serve vegetarian food. The meal after the 1st lunch, she were served with a special set of vegetarian meal, special cooked for her. I must...

  • Redang Kalong Resort

    Redang Kalong Resort

    Pulau Redang Hotels

    We were given a quad sharing family room during our 3D2N trip to Pulau Redang. Our package is...

  • Sunrise at Pulau Redang, Pulau Redang

    Sunrise at Pulau Redang

    Pulau Redang Things to Do

    The Redang Beach Resort is facing south. I have to walk to the left for the beach facing east in day 3 in the early morning. Walking on the beach, I passed by many other resorts and motels. When I reached the beach facing east, they are many other guests in Pulau Redang who like to take sun rising photos too were there earlier than me. The sun...


Port Dickson

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Pulau Pangkor

See all 202 Pulau Pangkor Tips
  • Ferry to Pangkor, Pulau Pangkor

    Ferry to Pangkor

    Pulau Pangkor Transportation

    To avoid long queue, buy your ticket at 11 pm and above. You'll avoid long line of tourists and locals eager to get into the island. This also means you'll be able to roam around a half empty ferry on your way there.BTW, tickets to Pangkor are return tickets. On your way back, there's no ticket needed. The ferry agent use a ticker to count the...

  • Pangkor Island Beach Resort

    Pangkor Island Beach Resort

    Pulau Pangkor Hotels

    I had not been to Pangkor for donkey's years but I did send me nephew and his new bride for a...

  • Boat trip around the bays, Pulau Pangkor

    Boat trip around the bays

    Pulau Pangkor Things to Do

    Taking a boat trip arond the bays is a great way to see more of Pulau Pangkor. We arranged a boat trip from Pasir Bogak - 150RM for a three hour trip which we thought was a fair price. The boat driver took us to several points of interest including a view of turtle rock and heart rock. We saw several beautiful bays, stopping to swim at one where we...



See all 145 Taiping Tips
  • Lake Garden, Taiping

    Lake Garden

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Taiping Things to Do

    Spending time at the Lake Gardens in Taiping was a real treat. All the lush, foliage - bursts of green over the blueblack Bukit Larut (previously known as Maxwell Hill) in the background. A total change from my normal concrete jungle scenery. The Taiping Lake Gardens was opened in 1880, making it the first public garden in Malaysia. Chung Thye Pin...

  • Hotel Furama

    Hotel Furama

    Taiping Hotels

    The check in was fast & no hassle. Payment is upon check-in. Cash & card is acceptable. Room is...

  • Spritzer EcoPark - Play, Learn, Discover, Taiping

    Spritzer EcoPark - Play, Learn, Discover

    Taiping Things to Do

    Bring your family and friends to this serene green Spritzer EcoPark, where a dedicated Kidz Zone and 18-Hole Mini Golf make his an ideal family retreat. Learn while having fun at The Discovery Tunnel, take a plant visit to Malaysia's largest bottled water manufacturer, or discover and explore the marvels of the rainforest on the Tree Tag Walkabout....



See all 242 Miri Tips
  • Niah National Park - Getting There and..., Miri

    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...

  • Royal Mulu Resort

    Royal Mulu Resort

    Miri Hotels

    It was an excellent stay. I got a very good deal by staying in Royal Mulu Resort for RM88 (Apr 09)....

  • Bus from Brunei to Miri, Miri

    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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  • 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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