A cultural melting pot is what Malaysia can be best defined as; rich cultural harmony amongst Chinese, Malays, Indians and several other ethnicities. Not only is it culturally diverse but also in its geography as it comprises of 11 states and 2 federal territories. The beauty of Malaysia is strikingly contrasting as you will find sky touching skyscrapers on the one side and panoramic coastal reefs on the other.
A city that offers you tranquil and rugged mountains that beautifully sweep down to rainforest clad slopes. The flora and fauna is another spectacular sight when in Malaysia. Malays takes great pride in their culture and heritage and celebrates and welcomes tourists throughout the year. The country also has some well-known colourful and vibrant festivals. The food here is as diverse as the city itself, be it Malay cuisine, Chinese, Continental or Indian, you cannot go hungry when vacationing here!
Yes. Malaysia does live up to its fitting moniker, ""Truly Asia"". And is definitely a touristy place that has something for everyone!
Malacca means "historic state". And why not? This UNESCO world heritage site was primarily a fishing village, which was then ruled by the Sultanate, and due to its strategic location, it was subjected to the rule of the Dutch and the Portuguese. Malacca integrates their cultural, artistic and infrastructural marvels. Apart from the cultural integration of various rulers, what Malacca also boasts of is the integration of its ethnic population. Each with their own way of living, and living in harmony. This is what makes Malacca irresistible. Indulge in this cultural centrifuge. Like they say, "visiting Malacca is like visiting Malaysia"
Kota Kinabalu is a mellow little land for peace and tranquility. It accommodates world heritage sites that will flick away the stress in your mind and bones. The titanic number of species of animals and plants will only seem more virtual to you. Natural cliffs stand splendidly over the painted lands of Kota Kinabalu and one has be here and scale them with their own eyes. The climate is pleasant around the year mostly. An artist's muse, Kota Kinabalu assures to send you back home with peace and tranquility. Also, designed to awe you, this place is more natural than most.
In thenorthwest side of Malaysia, lay the ever glowing city of Penang. It forms a skyline you wished your city had. During the night, pretty Penang looks like a lot of fireflies and the days are full of art and human progress proven by the high-rise buildings and great architecture. The festivals in George Town (capital of the city) are vibrant and full of energy. This place is a great mix of both natural and artificial accomplishments. Shopping, boat rides, lavish restaurants, and varied cuisines are why you need to be here and esp. if you have a good taste. Run with the ever enthusiastic Penang and have fun in the streets that hosts a number of activities for you.
Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi the Jewel of Kedahis an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, off the coast of North western Malaysia. All of one’s desires can be fulfilled here in this magical city. Although standard Malay is the predominant language, English is widely spoken here, which facilitates a hassle-free holiday. If one is inclined towards nature, this place is sure to exceed all expectations. One can revel in the pristine beaches that are surroundings the island, or go trekking through the spectacular rainforest. The things to do in Langkawi are infinite and your satisfaction is guaranteed!
Kuala Lumpur is the perfect example of what we call a modern spectacle. The building, the lights, the food, the people makes this capital city, a tourists’ paradise. Experiencing Kuala Lumpur is a transition. It is a transition, from the tall, ever-growing, gleaming skyscrapers to the newly found, yet authentic cultural identity of the city. What was once was a miner’s residence has now come a long way to becoming a global hotspot. The perfect amalgamation of western and eastern culture, rather taking what is required of both the cultures, this sociological phenomenon, is what defines Kuala Lumpur. If Malaysia is ‘Truly Asia’, then there is no doubt that Kuala Lumpur, is truly, Malaysia.