Located in the Southeast Asia, Malaysia is a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic country where Malays, Chinese, Indians and various other ethnic groups live together peacefully. Geographically Malaysia is divided into 13 states and 3 Federal Territories. Its assorted cultures and natural scenic beauties make it an interesting holiday destination.
Fairly even weather throughout the year makes travelling through Malaysia possible all year round with the exception of the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, as it rains heavily there from November to mid-February. Throughout this period many east-coast hotels close and boat services are impacted or close down. The metropolitan capital city of Kuala Lumpur shines with its temples, mosques, shopping centers, modern coffee houses and high rise buildings particularly the twin Petronas Towers. For great food, exciting shopping experience, exotic nightlife and adventurous theme parks, Kuala Lumpur is the right choice. Another must go place in Malaysia is Georgetown, a vibrant mainly Chinese city with its remarkable colonial buildings. Primeval businesses such as wood carving, joss-stick making and fortune telling go hand in hand with the skyscrapers towering in the city of Georgetown. You can also get to see beautiful Chinese and Indian temples in the city.
If you want to relax and enjoy the breath taking beauty of nature you need to visit Malaysia’s best known places like Pulau Langkawi and Pulao Perhentian. These islands are one of the most favorite holiday spots of people all around the world. Water sports such as scuba diving are snorkelling are very common. Scrumptious food of all kinds is also available at these islands, raning from sea food, burgers, pastas, to beach barbecues.
Be it tea or rose plantations, jungle trails or water falls of the Malaysian hill station, The Cameron Highlands or the beaches and islands of the Pulao Langkawi or the Islamic city of Kota Bharu, Malaysia has great wonders for its visitors.