Malacca and Singapore once vied for: the title of Southeast Asia’s richest trading port. The latter won, eventually becoming the electrifying megalopolis that it is today, complete with soaring skyscrapers and the straight-laced HQs of various banking institutions. Malacca slipped into obscurity for much of the 18th century, a fact that helped it retain its … Read more
One thing’s for sure, you’re never going to be short of things to do in Johor Bahru. The city provides a fun and interesting mix of partying, history, shopping and family friendly adventure. You can admire the beautiful architecture of religious buildings, immerse yourself in hours of retail therapy or play with Hello Kitty. It’s a fascinating and enticing amalgam of attractions. If you need some help deciding on where to dedicate your time, here’s our top 10 list of what to do in Johor Bahru.
There might be an international border and a whole dash of the Malacca Strait between them, but Langkawi and Koh Lipe are well-linked by ferries and boats. In fact, the Malaysian island is one of the best jump-off points for Thailand’s southern Tarutao National Marine Park of which Lipe is a part. You can cover … Read more
Visit Kuala Lumpur and you’ll never be short of activities to keep you occupied. Home to the impressive Petronas Towers, one of the most famous images of the city and a must-visit attraction, Kuala Lumpur is more than just skyscrapers. From the tasty food of the street markets to the glorious colors and sounds of the mosques and temples, and then there’s the amazing shopping opportunities. If you need more inspiration take a look at our top 10 attractions in Kuala Lumpur.