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Malaysia insider information

by Sarahitd

Malaysia entices visitors with its sunny sandy beaches and steamy rainforests, jaw-dropping skyscrapers and stilt dwellings, as well as its myriad contrasts and gastronomical delights.

The weather is hot and humid all year, but you should plan your vacation to escape the worst of the monsoon rains.


Getting about is simple, and there are several modes of transportation available (but don’t expect to walk between places in Kuala Lumpur – cabs are inexpensive and frequent).

Malaysia is divided into two regions: Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo, and both include deep rainforest. Its ancient rainforests sustain an incredible diversity of animals, some of which is threatened with extinction owing to habitat destruction. Check out the various volunteer opportunities available during your visit.


Learning a few simple Malay terms might be really beneficial. Try (good morning) selamat pagi, (please) tolong/silakan, and (many thanks) terimah kasih.

Despite the fact that Malaysia is a generally secure place, it’s always a good idea to be cautious of typical scams.

Shopping is a national passion in Malaysia, and the city is set up to blow your mind as a shopper (and credit card). Check out this site for suggestions on what to purchase and where to get it.

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